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Nice walking trail

A great place to get out and get some exercise. The walking trail is nice and has markings along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carla S
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Family gun

Nice park , very well maintained.good to hold a Birthday party’s, like the catch and release pond... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
cisco2013
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Newark, Delaware
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to get out and get some exercise. The walking trail is nice and has markings along the way to let you know how far you have gone. Also has nice play areas for pets and kids.

Thank Carla S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice park , very well maintained.good to hold a Birthday party’s, like the catch and release pond. And the autism park is a nice addition. So is the dog park . Basketball and tennis court is clean . Great for picnics .

Thank cisco2013
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Glasgow Park is a great park for everytyhing from walking trails, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts to weekly farmers market. The park is clean an has something for everyone.

Thank dachase
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very clean, lots of friendly people. It is quite large for the runner who enjoys 5+ mile runs. They only drawback is that it doesn't have water fountains or a bathroom (at least not one that I saw). Safe presence (police barracks close by) and...More

Thank kentbridgett
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Really nice park with wide walking trails, bike trails, 2 separate enclosed dog parks based on your dogs size, skate park, multiple pavilion rentals available, bathrooms / porta potties,and really unique up to date playground equipment in a range of different sizes for multiple ages....More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Another nice park to take a walk through. We were staying up the street a ways at the Homewood Suites this week and this park made a great place to get my daily walk in.

Thank LewisB78
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Over the years I have gone to this park for various reasons: take the kids to the playground, walk the walking path, visit the farmers market, attend events at the park. I have always had great experiences here. This is a very nice public park....More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We just moved in to the area and found this wonderful, well developed park. They have a nice long paved walking trail, playgrounds, skate park, bark park, and bathroom facilities. I always see lots of people walking here early in the morning, and lots of...More

Thank Boomerang025
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This park has it all - a terrific walking path that even counts the miles for you, a wonderful playground, even an area for special needs kids, basketball courts, a dog park, a skateboard park, nature trails, picnic areas and a hill for sledding in...More

Thank Scarletirene
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know how we got it on us because we were just walking open field and dog park. But every time we go there, my dog comes back with at least one tick on his body. We have to be really careful and check...More

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phillidr123
September 11, 2018|
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Response from 184ralphd | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a sign saying that smoking is prohibited at Galsgow Park. I am not a smoker, so I wouldn't be paying close attention. I can say that I have never noticed anyone smoking there. I would suspect that you... More
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gladys53gc
April 29, 2018|
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Response from pcmcgriff | Reviewed this property |
I have only walk around the park, but I know that pavillions can be reserved but I do not know any phone number to contact. Yes it gets busier there in the summer.
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Merle S
June 27, 2016|
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Response from motherthetesa | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure. I think there is a plaque on the property with that information
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