Carousel Park Equestrian Facility


Parking: Parking next to park office.

Carousel Park & Equestrian Center offers riding lesson programs, therapeutic riding programs for individuals with special needs, horse leasing programs, pony parties, special events (sleep under the stars, seasonal hayrides). Santa and his pony events at Christmastime include crafts and visits with Santa.

Hours of Operation: Office: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.; 9 a.m.-noon Sun. Park: Open year round, dusk to dawn.

Best Time to Visit: Year-round

Best Known for: Equestrian activities in a suburban area. Home of the NCC Mounted Patrol, riding lessons, therapeutic riding program.

Travel Tips: Many nearby shopping opportunities (including Christiana Mall). Many nearby museums (including Winterthur, Hagley, Delaware History Museum).

Special Equipment: Wheelchair accessible

Special Instructions: Fishing is catch-and-release. Dogs may be off leash in dog park.

Walk the trail and look for brown thrasher, catbird, phoebe and woodpecker. Take a barn tour and view the horses.


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  • Hours: Park - Open Year Round - Dusk till Dawn
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  • Number of Playing Surfaces: 1 Equestrian Center
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