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Sat May 23Philly Freedom Tour15miPhiladelphia
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Sat Sep 5Long Haul on the Delaware19-62Trenton NJ, Delaware River
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Sat Oct 24FreeWalkers Marathon26/13Philadelphia to Chestnut Hill PA
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Sat Nov 7Cooper River Walk15-30Philly to Lindenwold, NJ
Fri Nov 27Gobble Gobble Walk8miSouth Mountain, Millburn NJ
Sat Dec 5Winter Hudson Loop30miJersey City to GWB to WTC (ECG)
Sat Dec 12Philly Christmas10miPhiladelphia
Sat Dec 26Battle of Trenton5-13Wash Crossing PA to Trenton NJ
  • Nov 10, 2018 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location: RiverWalk near Wilmington Station, Rosa Parks Dr and French St Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Categories: General
  • Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2018

18.5 miles from Wilmington to New Castle

including 7.5 mile loop through Wilmington

Online map  |  Turn-by-turn print map

Join FreeWalkers and the East Coast Greenway Alliance on our first organized walk along the newly connected Greenway route over the Christina River. Enjoy the fleeting fall foliage along the Brandywine, the view from Rockford Tower, the wildlife along the Christina, the history of New Castle. Finish with a wide selection of locally sourced dinner options and find other treasures at the colorful New Castle Farmers Market.

 

Paved off-road and riverside trails and urban sidewalks. Flat terrain. Easy access via DART bus, Septa, Amtrak and Greyhound, with the walk starting just a half block from Wilmington Station. Return buses to Wilmington Station depart from the Farmers Market every thirty minutes. The first seven miles is a loop through Wilmington returning to the station. Free weekend parking available at the start.

 

Highlights:

-Historic Wilmington

-Brandywine Creek

-Brandywine Park

-Alapocas Run State Park

-Rockford Park

-Rockford Tower

-Cool Springs Park

-RiverWalk

-Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge

-Jack A Markell Trail

-Christina River

-Historic New Castle

-First State Historical Park

-Read House and Gardens

-Battery Park

-Delaware River

-New Castle Farmers Market

 

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