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White Clay Creek State Park

880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2112
+1 302-368-6900
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Great for young kids

Lots of easy trails, picnic area, playground area and real Bathrooms!!!! My 4 year d grandson had a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mother thetesa
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Newark
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Best hiking trails in DE

Best hiking trails in DE. They have several different locations and they are all great. Marked... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Brett S
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“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
“nature center” (6 reviews)
“great hiking” (4 reviews)
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880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2112
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

Thank mother thetesa
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Best hiking trails in DE. They have several different locations and they are all great. Marked well.

Thank Brett S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This was a difficult Park to negotiate with no map. The shear size is daunting. The parts of the park I did see were amazing. I could hike for miles. The birding was grat which was my primry goal. I saw many people enjoying walkin,...More

1  Thank Tetonted1995
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

There are so many entrances and things to do. We mostly hike and trail bike. There is also fishing, leisure walking trails, lots of streams and shade. In the summer their is live music at the Rt 896 Carpenter Recreation entrance. There are Mason Dixon...More

Thank dwmillerde
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Moved back to Delaware from New York, supprisingly find delaware have such beautiful park. We try to walk or bike the trail every week some where in the park in the summer, we still have a lot to explore. In addition to the natural beauty,...More

Thank luckycloud55sun
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Save yourself some money and park in Pennsylvania and walk the mile to the Delaware state line. I followed the Mason Dixon trail from Sharpless road parking lot to the ARC monument. It was a nice and scenic walk, the trees weren’t blooming yet but...More

1  Thank Stan K
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I love hiking here. They've got a variety of trails and we always spot plenty of wildlife. There's also a path along the creek for walking and access points down to the water.

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It's not a difficult park to walk, with dirt paths kept clean and free of hazards, and loops of a few different lengths throughout. It's great for bicycling as well. Generally not that crowded outside of summer, and the state entrance fee is reasonable (or...More

Thank pkdnats
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We've hiked quite a bit at Fair Hill, and then discovered this place. More nice hikes! Easy to park, accessible trails, good variety. Terrific local hiking. Also check out nearby Fair Hill for hiking.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to run or hike trail. Miles and miles with good undulation, scenery along the creek, and connections to other parks and recreation areas. Good staff and volunteers that maintain trails. Only negative is bikers often ignore trail warnings and damage trails in wet...More

Thank Richard O
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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
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Yes, dogs are allowed.
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