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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Separation Day

Wonderful event. There was an extra event that really made it a great day. There was a BBQ... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
rowenao546
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New Castle, Delaware
via mobile
Idiots smoking everywhere

Wonderful park we started going every weekend because our kids love it! to bad there's so many... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
La Nena D
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the river” (40 reviews)
“picnic tables” (7 reviews)
“walking path” (6 reviews)
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Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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"the river"
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"great place"
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"the delaware memorial bridge"
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"new jersey"
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"nice walk"
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"nice area"
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"playground equipment"
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"beautiful view"
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"watch the boats"
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"nuclear power plant"
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"charming town"
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"shaded areas"
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"sunny day"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed June 14, 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
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Reviewed June 10, 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
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Reviewed May 24, 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
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Reviewed May 22, 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.

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Reviewed April 19, 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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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Good place to walk. Small playground for kids. Water level was about 30 feet low when I was there. Making improvements to walkway going out over river. That part was closed when I was there

Thank donna32720
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Whether you're going to excersise, or maybe you just wanna go for a walk, or even just sit on a bench and watch the sunset. Battery Park is amazing!

Thank lgirr54
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

This is a big park with a sidewalk along the water. On street parking and plenty of grass area for kids to play.

Thank RonB4610
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Once you drive through old town, there is this beautiful park. Do yourself a favor and get takeout from a local restaurant (i like Portofino as it is close) and enjoy your lunch break or picnic. The combination of the river, and old town make...More

Thank Edelan
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

Set along the water and the historic Old New Castle, this park makes for a perfect place to visit anytime of the year. There is plenty to see and do. It contains wonderful walking paths, historic sites to visit and a well maintain grounds with...More

Thank Don S
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FutureBride5617
June 30, 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!
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June 29, 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
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Dakecia J
March 26, 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.
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