Abbott's Mill Nature Center Trail System

EASY 4 reviews

Abbott's Mill Nature Center Trail System is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Milford, Delaware that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

1.0 miles Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly




wild flowers


Family-friendly trails begin at Abbott's Mill Nature Center (N of Abbott's Pond Road). Series of small loops that can be hiked independently or combined for longer hike. Picnic facilities on-site. Adjacent to Abbott's Pond Trail system (S of Abbott's Pond Road.) Scenic streamside boardwalk (accessibility project underway), historic mill complex, small pond, forest and field patches. Abbott's Mill Nature Center building features native plant gardens, live fish, amphibians, and reptiles.

22 days ago

A beautiful spot for a quick shot of nature! Trails along the pond give a great water view and on the other side of the road is a partially elevated trail along a small stream.

8 months ago

I loved all the water views. We were a little rushed wanting to get one more hike in for the day.

8 months ago

A nice little leg stretcher. Part of the trail is boardwalk. Nice water views.

10 months ago

awesome place, loved it!