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Iron Hill Park

Address: Whittaker Rd, Between Old Batlimore Pike & Welsh-Tract Rd, Newark, DE
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Newark
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English first
Avondale, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had lived in the area for 2 years before I realized this park existed. It's pretty well hidden and not everyone knows about it. It has a dog park, hiking trails and a disc golf course. All three are pretty good. Because the park isn't too big, the hiking trails aren't too long but you can do a decent... More 

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Hockessin, Delaware
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Two decent fenced areas for large and for small dogs. Fountain for getting water for dogs, but it is on other side of the fence so a bit inconvenient.Mulch makes for a messy pup and since park is mostly shaded tends to stay a bit damp.

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Newark Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The park itself has multiple items of interest. First, is the only still suviving DuPont School built for Black American Children. It has old desks, a old stove, etc. Iron Hill itself is one of the highest locations in Delaware, and was used during war with England to keep track of what bay the English ships were coming into (Delaware... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

They have many nice areas, including frisbee golf, a large and small dog park and up-to-date playground equipment.

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Warwick, Maryland, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is a pleasant outdoors area to be in nature. There are a few picnic areas and childrens play areas and places to throw frisbees.

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Newark, Delaware
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21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

It is a nice park with a great dog park. Although it is about 3 miles nw of Glasgow Park it isn't flat like Glasgow Park (it is hilly) and it isn't loaded with loblolly pine. Unlike Glasgow Park where dogs need to be leashed, at Iron Hill Dog Park your four legged family members can run free. The fall... More 

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Hana, Maui
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I was therein early spring and enjoyed the lonlyness of the place and checking out Springs just beginning to ooze and the little greenish sprout poking up.

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

They really did a lot 2 improve this park. Day & nite over a few years ago. Great trails thru the woods (overlooking cliff & stream). Great place 2 socialize dogs, they have an area with 2 cornered off enclosures made of chainlinked fence, 1 is 4 small dogs, the other 4 big ones. They provide water there too. A... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

This is my favorite park to take my kids ( age range 18mos-9yrs) It is nice and shady with a good variety of equipment. There is also a nice wide open field, a fenced in area for dogs, and a picnic area. It would be nice if the picnic area and the portapotties were closer to the play area but... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

My husband has played disc golf courses all around the country and ranked this one as one of his top two! We went as a family one morning on vacation, and loved the beautiful woods, the trails, and the course. The course trails weren't very stroller friendly, however, so the baby and I enjoyed the playground for awhile. It's a... More 

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