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Newark Reservoir

Old Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE
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One of the best walking paths in New Castle County!

Beautiful and very peaceful place for a evening walk around the reservoir. Unwind and collect your... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Newark, DE
Nice for s stroll. run or short hike.

The reservoir has free parking, port-o-potty and a nice mile plus paved loop for running, walking... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Old Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Beautiful and very peaceful place for a evening walk around the reservoir. Unwind and collect your thoughts and you can go home and sleep like a baby!

Reviewed October 2, 2017

The reservoir has free parking, port-o-potty and a nice mile plus paved loop for running, walking or strollers. Nice view from the top of the local area, great at sunrise or sunset. There are also some no paved fairly technical trails just off the back...More

Thank schultz27
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Little reservoir. Nice to run up and down the hill. You can also walk around it and there are some benches

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Great views for the top of the reservoir where the main walking path is. If can can get up the incline, it's worth it. Not only is there a paved path that circles the reservoir, there are cross country trails if you want a different...More

Thank ATrainRider
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

This my second visit to Newark Reservoir. We enjoyed our time walking around at sun set. I recommend to be there at sunset in a blue sky day.

Thank Salman_Khtr
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend found this place on the app AllTrails. It was an easy walk. Not the most scenic but it would be great for running. Signs say that there's a kid playground that will be built soon. I'd go back again.

Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Welcome to the Top of Newark! This place is a wonderful option to have when you want to spend time with friends on a walk, view the stars, do some fitness training, watch wildlife, or just have some peaceful time to contemplate life. A steep...More

Thank chia6000
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

There's a .35 walk up a paved incline to the top of he reservoir, but once up there, there's a great view and a pleasant breeze. The 1.1 paved walk at the top is flat and easy to negotiate and a I have a Grammy...More

Thank Papagaaidq
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Tucked back off of Paper Mill is this really nice large park set up around the Newark Resevoir. Ample parking, good hike and you can walk all the way around the resevoir as it is paved. Really nice to walk, run and I believe you...More

1  Thank Cooke H
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy taking walks at the reservoir. I love that I feel like I am not in Newark. There's usually a nice breeze and it is ver peaceful to walk around the water. Definitely a surprise in the middle of Newark. Enjoy a nice...More

Thank AArgothy
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