Newark has a ton of places you don’t want to miss – from shopping, to some historical adventures check out Newark Delaware.
Christiana Mall. Induldge in brands you love at the best shopping mall near Philadelphia. With hundreds of stores and restaurants, you could spend a whole day here exploring all that Christiana has to offer!
Glasgow Park. one of New Castle County’s premier parks. Glasgow Park is full of amenities for all to enjoy. The huge playground area features a wide variety of activities for ages 2 to 12 and are ADA accessible. The state-of-the-art Skate Park includes rails, steps, and half-pipes for fun and fitness. Bark Parks include separate areas for small and large dogs. Other amenities include a 2.75 mile paved walking path, basketball and tennis courts, and 4 pavilions (1 large and 3 medium) available for rental from April 1st to October 31st. Restrooms and free electricity are Included in your pavilion rental. You can also permit out our park for events like 5K runs, walks, and other special events.
White Clay Creek State Park. Come to White Clay Creek to escape the encroaching development of New Castle County. The park’s lush greenery and sparkling streams offer a refreshing change of pace and countless opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation. Hiking is one of the most popular activities in the park. 37 miles of trails lead explorers to historic sites and scenic vistas overlooking lush valleys and impressive rock outcrops. Hikers and mountain bike riders can enjoy trails at Possum Hill and the Judge Morris Estate, or follow the Pomeroy Rail-Trail to the pedestrian bridge over White Clay Creek.
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Newark Resevoir. The newly constructed Newark Resevoir has 1122 acres and a 1.8 mile paved walking trail around the perimeter. The site is connected to the William R. Redd Jr Park to the North and has a wonderful view of the city and surrounding areas.
Cooch’s Bridge. About 700 American troops including a select group of 100 marksmen under General William Maxwell set up a classical ambush at Cooch’s Bridge. Protected by the thick woods and heavy brush south of the bridge, the Americans waited for the lead forces of the British Army. It’s a beautiful historical landmark that some say is also haunted!
Iron Hill Museum.Originally opened in 1966 by Robert L. Melson, and operated by the Delaware Academy of Science since 1968, the Iron Hill Museum is one of the best local repositories of historical information about the Iron Hill region, as well as wildlife, ecology, archaeology, and the natural sciences. Located within one of the last surviving DuPont Schools, we are currently building a new facility to house our collections. When it is finished, the D.A.S. plans to restore the schoolhouse to its original state, that it may serve as an enduring monument to the legacy of the DuPont Schools, and as a center for historical research on that era of Delaware’s history.
Hale-Byrnes House. Hale-Byrnes is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is part of the 9-state Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail and is also the southern anchor site of the federally-designated Wild and Scenic White Clay Creek.