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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Fall pictures with classical historic backdrops

I grew up not far from this park and still bring my family back to take pictures, attend delaware... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wilmington, Delaware
via mobile
Peaceful Place

Do you ever just want to be alone and take a long walk or sit quietly and read a book? Battery Park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Castle
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“the river” (39 reviews)
“picnic tables” (7 reviews)
“walking path” (6 reviews)
Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up not far from this park and still bring my family back to take pictures, attend delaware separation day fireworks and always a day or two with a frisbee on the sandy beaches. Great colonial park and path to walk and to take...More

Thank mgrunza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you ever just want to be alone and take a long walk or sit quietly and read a book? Battery Park is the place to go. They not only have walking paths but also have nice wooden benches where you can sit, read, look...More

Thank B2032CZkathleenk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to take the kids to play in the park while you sit by the water. Prettiest sunsets. I would definately say if you want a nice place to take the kids to play or just a relaxing walk this is the place to...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We are crossing all 50 states off of our Bucket List, and we only count it if we've done/visited something in the state. There wasn't a lot to do in Northern Delaware, so we came across this park. We decided to give it a try....More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We strolled for several miles along the water and felt very safe. The view of the river was good but the nearby industrial buildings and nuclear power plant kind of killed the nature vibe. But there is a small beach we saw a family fishing...More

Thank punkiepam
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When my husband was still alive this was his favorite place to go because he could travel along the path on his wheel chair. He loved being near the water and enjoyed chatting with the people along the way. I now go there in the...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Battery Park is a beautiful place. It has a walking trail, picnic tables, playground equipment, and a lovely pier. There are lots of park benches to look out at the Delaware River or just get some sun. From the pier there is a beautiful view...More

Thank bobbie356
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We visited this park last weekend. Nice art/ craft show going on. Clean port a potties. Nice place to watch the sailboats in the bay. Picnic tables and free parking.

Thank ElaineB6509
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The town is very nice also. Nice walkway right on the edge of the river. There was an old Sail ship on the new pier.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great views of the Delaware River. Nice area to walk and playground. Benches and nice fishing pier. Nice family friendly area. Love Old New Castle.

Thank Richard V
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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.