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White Clay Creek State Park

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Amazing outdoor resource

A huge park with miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, walking, plus a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David K
Newark, Delaware
Great family hike

It's difficult sometimes to find places to get my special needs children to exercise. The wide... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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“nature center”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge park with miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, walking, plus a lot of history of early settlements like the Chambers house which now contains the Nature Centre. There are free summer concerts at the Carpenter Recreation Area, and lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's difficult sometimes to find places to get my special needs children to exercise. The wide trails and changing elevation offer a great way to stretch their legs and keep them moving.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank danielduncan045
Reviewed October 7, 2018

My husband and I decided to hike the Mason-Dixon trail. We were told to park in Pennsylvania for the free parking and hike to the Delaware. The trail follows the White Clay Creek which allows for ample opportunities to stop and take photos of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

As long time residents of the state, we only recently discovered what wonderful trails White Clay Creek state park has! Whether one is a serious hiker, retired senior, or family with young children, there is a trail to suit all. The trail is shaded, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Klano
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite hiking location for my family, my kids particularly enjoy it because there are multiple places where they can get into the creek and explore. I like it because it is both beautiful and allows us to hike a good 2.5-3 hours...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

White Clay Creek State Park is the best park in Delaware for hiking. There are lots of trails for hiking and biking varying from 1-5 miles. Some of the trails connect with White Clay Creek in Pennsylvania as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DeeB48
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Love to hike with my dog! This park has so many trails that you'll never get bored. There are signs all over so you won't get lost. Most, if not all, trails are bicycle friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vonnie I
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Lots of easy trails, picnic area, playground area and real Bathrooms!!!! My 4 year d grandson had a great time running on the trails and playing on the playground. The bathrooms were a God send. Even our two dogs had a blast.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank motherthetesa
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Best hiking trails in DE. They have several different locations and they are all great. Marked well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brett S
Reviewed April 3, 2018

This was a difficult Park to negotiate with no map. The shear size is daunting. The parts of the park I did see were amazing. I could hike for miles. The birding was grat which was my primry goal. I saw many people enjoying walkin,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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February 14, 2017|
Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
We. I certainly hope that wasn't part of my review. White clay Creek Is a huge area. It has several parking lots located in various areas around Newark DE. The only time I know that the areas are closed is from dust to... More
May 25, 2016|
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Response from nskaye | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.