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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Always a peaceful place for a stroll

Nice, open, free. No garbage. Great hot mix walkway. It's always nic to see owners walking their... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maureen W
Magnolia, Delaware, United States
What a great spot!

If you just want to stare off in the water, sit in the shade or stroll around an interesting area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher M
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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“the river” (38 reviews)
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Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice, open, free. No garbage. Great hot mix walkway. It's always nic to see owners walking their dogs or children playing in the park. The waterway back drop is soothing as well. It's nice to walk off lunch after dining at Jesop's Pub.

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you just want to stare off in the water, sit in the shade or stroll around an interesting area with history, come down to this spot. Very soothing and will keep your mind off things. Well maintained, green spaces and nice dock to walk...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charming, historical, beautiful! Got ice cream at Jessups. $5 a cup. Sat on the benches of Delaware street. Really cute shops with local artisans. The National park service was great by teaching the kids about American History. The kids earned junior ranger badges. Beautiful pier...More

1  Thank Heartmama4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family is drawn to Battery Park like a magnet. My husband and I used to go there almost every night before starting a family and now, many years later, the whole family is in love with this place! The park is a part of...More

1  Thank Ekaterina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My suggestion is to grab an ice cream at Jessop's Tavern and take it down to walk along the river. It's a very relaxing walk with plenty of benches. Also a great playground if you have children.

1  Thank Bobbie Jo H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful event. There was an extra event that really made it a great day. There was a BBQ competition going on. Folks from all over brought their grills and secret recipes!Delicious!!Lovely crowd.

Thank rowenao546
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful park we started going every weekend because our kids love it! to bad there's so many idiots smoking in every part of the park! Its like they see you with your kids and say Oh look! little kids there.. Let smoke right next to...More

Thank La Nena D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Second weekend in June is separation days filled with reenactments,music,fireworks,face painting and sand art forkids.there is a playground and plenty of room to walk along the water.a couple of museums.great place to look for Pokémon. Visiting old new castle de is like a step back...More

Thank sladeroberta
Reviewed 22 May 2017

After eating at any of the great restaurants in Olde New Castle take a leisurely stroll along the Delaware river and watch the ships transit the river.

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had three different people come up and say kind of rude things to us as we were just wandering the park minding our own business. Literally could not understand what their deal was.

Thank MJWalsh
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30 June 2016|
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Response from tonij865 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contacting New Castle County Parks and Recreation . They should be able to help you . Congratulations !!! I hope all the very best for you!
Mare P
29 June 2016|
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Response from Suzanne S | Reviewed this property |
There are swings and a slide which may be too young for a 10 y/o. It's along the Del. River so you can see boats from small sailboats to large freighters. It's a good place to see ducks, geese, & other birds if that's of... More
Dakecia J
26 March 2016|
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Response from Tokei H | Reviewed this property |
I never have seen anyone grilling, so I don't think so, I have see big picnics but no open fires.