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Alapocas Run State Park

1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803-3652
+1 302-577-1164
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This is a not well known but lovely park that parallels the Brandywine River. It can be accessed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wilmington, Delaware
via mobile
Lovely walking/biking trails

Great park with trails through woods, rocky outcroppings, and along the Brandywine River.Many... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Kyle S
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1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803-3652
+1 302-577-1164
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a not well known but lovely park that parallels the Brandywine River. It can be accessed at many points. It has biking, walking, running friendly and has a rock climbing spot (need permit). There are also dirt trails for hiking, running only, no...More

Thank mealybug
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great park with trails through woods, rocky outcroppings, and along the Brandywine River.Many routes for many days of pleasant journeys. We walk here often

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love walking these trails with friends. This park connects several areas of Wilmington, providing many possible routes on any day. You can choose to hike through wooded areas, beside a river, or adjacent to a golf course. I sure-fire way to get your nature...More

Thank lovestotravel013
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Wilmington has fairly heavy traffic, so finding a good place to ride without dodging cars can be a challenge. The bike trails that start at Alapocas are a good choice. The are all macadam, so a mountain bike is not required. They also connect with...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We visited here with my two year old grandson. This is a terrific park. The playground is full of safe equipment that can keep kids busy for hours. There is a walking, jogging and biking path, a golf course, ball fields, etc..

1  Thank Marty1357
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This park has a nice assortment of easy trails through the woods. The distinguishing feature is the many outcroppings.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 21 December 2015

A nice walk through an old growth forest. Depending how far you go, there are some challenging hills. Path leads to the Brandywine River.

Thank Path2b
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Awesome trail to run or walk on. Beautiful all times of the year. Recently repaved the path to make it accessible to all

Thank rungregrunreallyfast
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The park has nice walking trails. There is a section where they do rock climbing. There is an abandoned industrial/factory there. There are markers telling the story of the plant. Good photo opportunities.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 11 November 2015

If you have a few minutes and want to get some exercise and enjoy some great views, this loop goes around the river edge. Nice babbling brook sounds and a mix of walkers and runners.

Thank Doug W
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