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This isn't really the Mike Castle Trail

It's just a little connector from Delaware City to the Mike Castle Trail. So my review really... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
mekopp
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Middletown, Delaware
Delaware City Bike Ride on the Branch Canal Trail - to - Mike Castle Trail

Our first time to the trails along the north side of the C & D Canal (Chesapeake and Delaware... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
cruztravelr19808
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It's just a little connector from Delaware City to the Mike Castle Trail. So my review really focuses on the MC Trail. This is an amazing trail the extends approximately 18 miles from Delaware City to Chesapeake City Maryland (It is called the Ben Cardin...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Our first time to the trails along the north side of the C & D Canal (Chesapeake and Delaware). Found a website online, Delawaregreenways.org that show the path from the downtown area to hit the trail....leaving town, you ride along the road next to the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank cruztravelr19808
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Went along the length of the trail to the state line for geocaching. There were a few people fishing and lots of boats enjoying the waterway. Definitely a highlight of my trip!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The historic canal is scenic and enjoyable to walk along. Most of its length there is a trails alongside the canal. Within Delaware City it assumes the form of particularly pretty promenade especially in the area of the marina and Battery Park. After a bike...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Chespeake and Delaware Branch Canal is an historic place for a visit. It is scenic and interesting and a nice outdoor stop.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

All in all this is become a beautiful trail system with a couple of easy hook ups you can do a bunch of different things. If you decide to park in Delaware city and ride out you can ride all the way out to the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Bill T
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nice trail for bicycling or walking along the canal. The scenery is nice. Clean; nice and flat 👍The trail can be ridden "down town" for a bite to eat and cold beer with views of the Delaware River.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 02queen
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride and trails along the C&D canal! Nature at its best! Be safe and courteous and don't leave any trash behind!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Greg R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Mike Castle Trail along the C & D is a wonderful and relaxing trip whether you are biking, skating, or walking. A friend and I took the trail from where it starts in Delaware City to the Summit North Marina in Bear, Delaware. It...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 28 May 2012

This was built to shorten the distance by boat from this area to Philadelphia. It now serves as a lovely inland waterway in this part of Delaware

Date of experience: May 2012
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