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Newark Reservoir

Old Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE
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Just a walk

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Starviagera
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Los Angeles, California
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Take a Walk

Great views for the top of the reservoir where the main walking path is. If can can get up the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ATrainRider
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Delaware
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Old Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 21 August 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 9 July 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 20 June 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 8 June 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 30 May 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 23 May 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
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A great place to take a walk, run, hike or exercise you pets. Great view of the City of Newark form the top and walking trails are close that connect all throughout Newark. Well maintained and easily accessible all year round.

Thank Rob Dusty S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is really more of an attraction for local residents than for out-of-towners. The (artificial) reservoir sits on a man-made hill just north of the center of Newark and is surrounded by greenery and residential areas. From the hill you can see across to the...More

1  Thank Snow9runner
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