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Brandywine Park

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Great Architecture - In A Park!

There are old buildings adjacent to the park, and bridges spanning the river. There are even... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Elkton, Maryland
nice park in the middle of the city

This is a very nice park in the middle of the city. the zoo and water just add to the quiet and... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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“rose garden”(3 reviews)
“urban oasis”(2 reviews)
“monkey hill”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802
+1 302-577-7020
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

There are old buildings adjacent to the park, and bridges spanning the river. There are even fountains in courtyards. To fully appreciate Brandywine Park you need to first remember it is an urban park, in a once industrial area, in the heart of a very...More

1  Thank MysteryTraveler1956
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is a very nice park in the middle of the city. the zoo and water just add to the quiet and peacefulness of the area.

Thank T P
Reviewed 27 May 2018

If you've never been rafting or canoeing on the Brandywine river, you must try it. It a wonderful and relaxing time, fun for the whole family. Best done when it hasn't rained in a week or more to ensure lower water levels and slower currents....More

2  Thank racerx3
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Nice park along the river, with wonderful big rocks for climbing. Can get crowded, but especially beautiful in spring.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was the highlight of our overnight trip to what seemed like a struggling city center. We were simply checking out the River from a downtown hotel and ran into it. I would have enjoyed spending more time there. The layout of the park, its...More

2  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of hours while in the city and followed TripAdvisor to this park. Brandywine Park is long and narrow, encompassing both sides of the stream. There are intermittent bridges, providing flexibility as to the distance you chose to walk. It is relatively...More

2  Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have grown up around this park and seen the many changes both good and bad that have occurred. I love that they connected this park with Alapocus Park. It was probably my #1 wish when I was a young person. The park is located...More

2  Thank Michele D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place and decent area for perfect family outing or a picnic and many more activities. It has a zoo close to this park

1  Thank georgepd
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to give my baby a break from the car seat on our way down 95. This little oasis is literally minutes off the highway by definitely feels a world away. The places to relax and take in nature are vast and you...More

2  Thank Sherpa127660
Reviewed 22 April 2017

wonderful zoo great for the entire family; lots of animals and walking paths, great playground nearby and lots of scevery beware, howver of the cobbleston hill.

1  Thank danna l
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22 September 2018|
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Response from T P | Reviewed this property |
13 August 2016|
Response from Coach B | Reviewed this property |
The park/river in the city of Wilmington is scenic. Swimming not recommended. The upper sections of the Brandywine River are popular for canoeing and floating. Begin near the Delaware-Pennsylvania border. (shuttle yourself... More