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Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park

Water Street, (between Market & French Streets), Wilmington, DE
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Lovely setting

We only saw the park during a Race Expo, so it was filled with expo tents. Still, it seemed like a... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
New York City, New York
Done Well, River Doesn't Stink

You know when you go to river walks, sometimes the water stinks that it makes the whole experience... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
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15 May 2017
“Lovely setting”
15 May 2017
“Done Well, River Doesn't Stink”
Water Street, (between Market & French Streets), Wilmington, DE
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We only saw the park during a Race Expo, so it was filled with expo tents. Still, it seemed like a beautiful place, right next to the river.

Thank Intrepid_Traveler13
Reviewed 15 May 2017

You know when you go to river walks, sometimes the water stinks that it makes the whole experience kinda gross? This is really nice. The river flows smoothly and it's a nice relaxing experience. The park is smaller, but when we were here it was...More

Thank lmw4410
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This park spreads out along the Riverwalk of downtown Wilmington and features an impressive of Harriet Tubman and Thomas Garrett assisting freedom seekers. As with any park, the time of day may dictate who decides to enjoy its environs, but given the historical significance of...More

Thank cehwriter
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice park to get out and stretch and learn more about the history of Wilmington and the Underground Railroad. Beware of your surroundings as there are sometimes unsavory types here,but in general no one bothers anyone.

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Great walk! Kids had an ice cream along the Riverwalk and we stopped for dinner. Very clean and well maintained trail for a family stroll.

1  Thank jlally235
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Wilmington was very much involved in the Underground Railroad and as you stroll along the Riverwalk you'll find stations with descriptions of aspects of this 19th century movement, here led by Tubman and Garrett, to bring slaves from the south to freedom in the north....More

3  Thank garyrichmond
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Quiet restful surrounding with a great River side path to stroll along having a good conversation with a loved one. Plenty of spots to stop along the way, either under the shade of a tree or if you want to much on something at one...More

2  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Nothing there but a few benches and sidewalks. You can walk next to the muddy Christina river but that is about it. Try another park. Sometimes homeless people approach you for money.

Thank JoefromNewark
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The whole river front scene in Wilmington is great. The entrance to the Tubman-Garrett Park is quite impressive. Come on down to the riverfron to stroll, shop, eat and see a ball game!

2  Thank pablocollier
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Beautiful park. Well maintained and well patrolled during their annual blues festival. Very enjoyable place to spend the day.

Thank datl64
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