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Scenic DE-9 Bike Route North to South

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  • Battery Park - Historic New Castle
  • Delaware Street and Battery Park
  • New Castle, DE 19720
  • Phone: (302) 322-9804
  • Visit Website
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Parking: Battery Park, parking lots located on East Third Street, adjacent to park.

Beautiful historic area on the Delaware River suited to history and nature buffs alike.  Historic churches and museums take you back hundreds of years, but modern shops, restaurants and conveniences bring you back.  Ghostly tours, garden walks and riverfront bicycle rides delight visitors.

Best Time to Visit: Anytime - all seasons have their charms.

Best Known For: Historic architecture, nature walks, bicycling, shopping, museums and restaurants, marsh birds along trail, great views of Delaware River ship traffic.

Travel Tips: Bring the family, explore the alleys, graveyards and gardens - lots of hidden treasures.

Download a Bike Trail Map

Bike to Delaware City/Fort Delaware via Battery Park and scenic DE-9.  One way − 10.1 miles.  Look for the "OUT" way-finding signage to guide the way.

99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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