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White Clay Creek State Park

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Address: 880 New London Road, Newark, DE
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Miles of trails!!

From, biking, hiking, or horseback riding theres so much to see and enjoy here. I'm blessed to live so close to his wonderful place. Fishing, hunting, and just enjoying the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dan S
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Newark, Delaware
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Newark, Delaware
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From, biking, hiking, or horseback riding theres so much to see and enjoy here. I'm blessed to live so close to his wonderful place. Fishing, hunting, and just enjoying the creek and nature. What more could you ask for.

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Newark, Delaware
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222 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The park is primarily made up of an extensive set of walking trails near the White Clay Creek. It extends from Delaware into Pennsylvania. It is strikingly beautiful, never crowded, but also never empty. The terrain is varied, including open areas where the trails pass through fields. You can also walk steeply up from the creek to the hills surrounding... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This past Saturday, we went on an "archaeological" expedition to see the old foundation of the Newark China Clay Company. There was a minibus of about 13 people plus the Park Guide and driver. Yes, we tromped through thorny branches and overgrown landscape (no path!) but we learned quite a lot about something we never knew existed. I commend Dr.... More 

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Thank Chris L
Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We hike and like to walk nearby. The park has miles of nicely varied trails. They are well marked and interesting. Some are more kid-friendly than others, and its easy to tell which via the maps. Two serious issues: hikers and bikes share the same paths. The bikers are always friendly, but still travel at speed on the trails so... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Live around the corner from one of the many parking area. Great place to take the kids so much to see, make sure you bring your water shoes the creek is so much fun for the little ones.

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Elkton, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Pretty creek that is good for fishing. Nice trails, summer events, nature center. $5 to park if you are not a Delaware resident.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This one is one of the largest in Delaware. It is convenient for Newark residents and visitors. Very close to the university of Delaware. I liked it very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed exploring the hiking/walking trails of the park with my husband. We will definitely be back in the future with friends and family.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I wanted to wait and review this park when I had chance to see more of it as it is large, covers different landscapes but the little I saw was wonderful. There are different entrances, one is a pay to get in but it was not as interesting as the walking trail area. I also liked the old farm house... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This year we had great weather even in the winter so we had a chance to hike a little more. Love the paths, it's clean and certainly safe. Great parking with clean bathrooms. If you like to hike this is a great place. It is a carry in - carry out for trash and they do ask for donations when... More 

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