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Iron Hill Park

Whittaker Rd, Between Old Batlimore Pike & Welsh-Tract Rd, Newark, DE
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Newark
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Sep 19, 2013
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English first
Hockessin, Delaware
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Ottobrunn, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Just 15 minutes outside of Newark. A little hike you can do, but nothing really interesting to see. Not a "must se"...

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