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Rockford Park & Tower

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Address: Wilmington, DE

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Nice place to walk the dogs

Pet and people friendly Rockford Park is a ice place for a stroll on walks or through the grass. There is an historical tower to climb and enjoy a great city view. The sledding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kyle S
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pet and people friendly Rockford Park is a ice place for a stroll on walks or through the grass. There is an historical tower to climb and enjoy a great city view. The sledding in the winter is also fun. A family friendly place

Thank Kyle S
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice place for a walk (with or without dog on leash) or a run. Nearly tackled once by Jill Biden's security team, but otherwise a good place.

1 Thank Paul R
Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Walking the grounds at Rockford Park is very relaxing. There are paved paths or you can just stroll along the grass.

Thank Barbara M
Wilmington, Delaware
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130 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice place to hang out for a couple of hours,play ball with the kids or take a short hike through the woods. Dog friendly.

Thank skunkmutha
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52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This was my first time climbing the tower. Had attended the flower market for years and played baseball in front of it, but finally got the opportunity to climb the steps to the top. Great view and it is FREE!!!

2 Thank Stephen R
West Chester, PA
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11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It's another small park with a wonderful historic tower offering great views. Conveniently located at the border of Wilmington and the suburbs, it's a charming hamlet for all who cross through. It just isn't that good.

1 Thank musicalsteve82
Lewes, Delaware
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I was Wilmington for work and this park was next to the place I was staying. Just a nice place to take a walk on grass. Relaxing. The tower sits up on top of a hill and overlooks all of wilmington. After some exploring, I found a trail that led down to the river. It's not DisneyWorld, just a cool... More 

2 Thank daburner
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64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This stone covered water tower offers free admission on select days/hours to climb the circular interior sairway to the observation area near the top

1 Thank USAJoetraveller
Wilmington, Delaware
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77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Love running through the park. Always alot of activity. The tower is neat to and they do open it at times fto walk up

Thank rungregrunreallyfast
New Castle, Delaware
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

We have visited this wonderful park on many occasions.Most recently we attended the Wilmington Flower Market at the park.We enjoyed our selves very much.The park has spacious grounds and a tower you can visit too.Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Tom L

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