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White Clay Creek State Park

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Wonderful resource for running, hiking, walking and some events. Large by local standards with many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard O
Newark, Delaware
biking, hiking etc.

Fun for the whole family. Summer outdoor concerts are a big draw for locals and visitors. Bring a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newark, Delaware
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“nature center”(6 reviews)
“great hiking”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful resource for running, hiking, walking and some events. Large by local standards with many sites and entrances. Explore and find your own experience. Birding (for an amateur) seems very good. And you'll see various animals from time to time. You can also enjoy the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun for the whole family. Summer outdoor concerts are a big draw for locals and visitors. Bring a compass if you like hiking, I got lost...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dvenning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge park with miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, walking, plus a lot of history of early settlements like the Chambers house which now contains the Nature Centre. There are free summer concerts at the Carpenter Recreation Area, and lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

It's difficult sometimes to find places to get my special needs children to exercise. The wide trails and changing elevation offer a great way to stretch their legs and keep them moving.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank danielduncan045
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My husband and I decided to hike the Mason-Dixon trail. We were told to park in Pennsylvania for the free parking and hike to the Delaware. The trail follows the White Clay Creek which allows for ample opportunities to stop and take photos of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

As long time residents of the state, we only recently discovered what wonderful trails White Clay Creek state park has! Whether one is a serious hiker, retired senior, or family with young children, there is a trail to suit all. The trail is shaded, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Klano
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite hiking location for my family, my kids particularly enjoy it because there are multiple places where they can get into the creek and explore. I like it because it is both beautiful and allows us to hike a good 2.5-3 hours...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Guide603773
Reviewed 7 August 2018

White Clay Creek State Park is the best park in Delaware for hiking. There are lots of trails for hiking and biking varying from 1-5 miles. Some of the trails connect with White Clay Creek in Pennsylvania as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DeeB48
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Love to hike with my dog! This park has so many trails that you'll never get bored. There are signs all over so you won't get lost. Most, if not all, trails are bicycle friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vonnie I
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of easy trails, picnic area, playground area and real Bathrooms!!!! My 4 year d grandson had a great time running on the trails and playing on the playground. The bathrooms were a God send. Even our two dogs had a blast.

Date of experience: May 2018
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15 February 2017|
Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
We. I certainly hope that wasn't part of my review. White clay Creek Is a huge area. It has several parking lots located in various areas around Newark DE. The only time I know that the areas are closed is from dust to... More
26 May 2016|
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Response from nskaye | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.