Northern Delaware Greenway

  • Blue Ball Barn
  • 1914 West Park Drive
  • Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Phone: (302) 577-1164
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Parking: Blue Ball Barn - 1914 West Park Drive.

The Northern Delaware Greenway Trail is a shared-use trail spanning northern New Castle County, with portions traversing several state/county parks. Experience piedmont forests and streams, open spaces, historic features, and recreation areas. Connecting pathways lead from Rockland Road to West Park Drive, Augustine Cut-Off to West Park Drive and Rockford Road to Hill Road.

Hours of Operation: Park Office: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Park Areas including NDG: 8 a.m.-sunset 

Seasonal Hours: Park Office: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., Dec. 1-Feb. 28

Best Time to Visit: Seasonal beauty year round.

Best Known For: Walking, hiking, bike trails, bird-watching, rock climbing, can-do playground. Blue Ball Barn is home to the Delaware Folk Art Collection.

Travel Tips: Pick up a trail map at the Blue Ball Barn office. Public restrooms available at the Blue Ball Barn and Alapocas Run State Park Comfort Station can-do playground.

Special Equipment: For rock climbing, safety gear is not supplied and a climbing permit is required. Obtain at park office.  

Special Instructions: Park hours are 8 a.m.-sunset.  Entrance fees in effect March 1-Nov. 30.

Walk or run the Northern Delaware Greenway − total length 10.4 miles



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