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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Separation Day

Wonderful event. There was an extra event that really made it a great day. There was a BBQ... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Castle, Delaware
via mobile
Idiots smoking everywhere

Wonderful park we started going every weekend because our kids love it! to bad there's so many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
La Nena D
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  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (38 reviews)
“picnic” (16 reviews)
“benches” (19 reviews)
Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful event. There was an extra event that really made it a great day. There was a BBQ competition going on. Folks from all over brought their grills and secret recipes!Delicious!!Lovely crowd.

Thank rowenao546
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful park we started going every weekend because our kids love it! to bad there's so many idiots smoking in every part of the park! Its like they see you with your kids and say Oh look! little kids there.. Let smoke right next to...More

Thank La Nena D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second weekend in June is separation days filled with reenactments,music,fireworks,face painting and sand art forkids.there is a playground and plenty of room to walk along the water.a couple of museums.great place to look for Pokémon. Visiting old new castle de is like a step back...More

Thank sladeroberta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After eating at any of the great restaurants in Olde New Castle take a leisurely stroll along the Delaware river and watch the ships transit the river.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had three different people come up and say kind of rude things to us as we were just wandering the park minding our own business. Literally could not understand what their deal was.

Thank MJWalsh
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good place to walk. Small playground for kids. Water level was about 30 feet low when I was there. Making improvements to walkway going out over river. That part was closed when I was there

Thank donna32720
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Whether you're going to excersise, or maybe you just wanna go for a walk, or even just sit on a bench and watch the sunset. Battery Park is amazing!

Thank lgirr54
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a big park with a sidewalk along the water. On street parking and plenty of grass area for kids to play.

Thank RonB4610
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Once you drive through old town, there is this beautiful park. Do yourself a favor and get takeout from a local restaurant (i like Portofino as it is close) and enjoy your lunch break or picnic. The combination of the river, and old town make...More

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Set along the water and the historic Old New Castle, this park makes for a perfect place to visit anytime of the year. There is plenty to see and do. It contains wonderful walking paths, historic sites to visit and a well maintain grounds with...More

Thank Don S
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I'm interested in having a wedding ceremony at the park. How do I go about finding information on how to reserve? Or is it just a first come first serve area? Information appreciated. Future Bride. Melissa
1 July 2016|
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Response from tonij865 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contacting New Castle County Parks and Recreation . They should be able to help you . Congratulations !!! I hope all the very best for you!
Mare P
Hi Missy - would a 10 yr old enjoy this park? Do they have restrooms ? Thanks
29 June 2016|
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Response from Suzanne S | Reviewed this property |
There are swings and a slide which may be too young for a 10 y/o. It's along the Del. River so you can see boats from small sailboats to large freighters. It's a good place to see ducks, geese, & other birds if that's of... More
Dakecia J
Can you grill without reserve
26 March 2016|
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Response from Tokei H | Reviewed this property |
I never have seen anyone grilling, so I don't think so, I have see big picnics but no open fires.