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“Challenging hike, great view”
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Bubble Rock
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Wilmington, Delaware
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20 attraction reviews
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“Challenging hike, great view”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We didn't try both paths, just the shorter path (about a mile round trip). At points the path is quite steep. Steps are dug into the ground to make the walk easier, but I found that treacherous.

The rock is quite the site and the view is spectacular. I don't recommend going that close to the rock as it's quite a way down if you slip.

We went in May and the bugs were simply awful. We had bug spray on but the insects didn't seem to mind at all.

Visited May 2014
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Houston, Texas
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“Major Hike”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

If you are looking for a serious hike up a mountain, this is for you. The scenery on the way is beautiful. The rock is just a big round rock on the edge of the mountain. Quite disappointing.

Visited June 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Nice view but hike is not the easiest”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I wish I had read the reviews before I went to Bubble rock which says don't do it at the end of the day when you are already tired. Entrance says 0.5 mile but the hike is almost vertical. Path is good, but it takes almost 45 minutes one way, so if this is your last hike and you think it's only 0.5 mile, you may find it a more challenging than you've thought it would be.

Visited May 2014
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“Easy hike”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

This hike to the top of the south bubbles mountain & bubbles rock is a short easy hike made up mostly of forrest floor and wooden steps. The trail can be accessed at the Bubbles parking lot off of the park loop round. It can get pretty crowded so you may want to go early or later in the day. The bubble rock at the top is pretty amazing. Make sure to walk on the trail to the right of bubble rock for awesome water views

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“You cannot push it over”
Reviewed 5 April 2014

But you and your family can have fun trying. After a hike up to the mountain make sure you take pictures leaning against bubble rock. A lot of laughter as we pretend to try to push it over. Views from here are great. I would recommending hiking up one trail and down another to make it a bigger adventure. If you choose the western or southern trails, they are relatively steep and you may do a little bouldering . The approach from the parking lot on the Loop Road east of Bubble Rock was mild to moderate.

Visited June 2013
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