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Jack A. Markell Trail

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Trail

6.0 mile 9.6 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 81' 25 m
Descent: -84' -26 m
High: 45' 14 m
Low: 5' 2 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Darkes

A mostly-straight, flat, paved path from downtown Wilmington to downtown New Castle.

Kevin Darkes

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Description

This connects the Wilmington Riverwalk Trail to Battery Park in New Castle. Most of the trail is paved, with one long stretch of boardwalk-type surface through the marsh near Wilmington. There are a few scenic views of marshes and rivers, but most of the trail is not interesting. I like that it covers such a long distance.

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Jun 9, 2019
Scott Tobin

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  3.0 from 2 votes

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in Delaware

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A walking bridge over the Christina River
Sep 8, 2018 near Newport, DE
In the marsh near Wilmington.
Sep 8, 2018 near Wilmington, DE
On the boardwalk in the marsh
Sep 8, 2018 near Wilmington, DE
The Wilmington-end of the Jack A. Markell Trail.
Sep 8, 2018 near Wilmington, DE
A wooded section of the Jack A. Markell Trail
Sep 8, 2018 near Wilming…, DE
Footbridge of the Christina River
Sep 8, 2018 near Newport, DE

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