Glasgow Park Loop Trail

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Glasgow Park Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Newark, Delaware that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
36 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

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A very easy paved trail in Glasgow County Park.

hiking
1 month ago

We love pet-friendly Glasgow Park,six miles south of Newark, in the town of Glasgow. There are the red-lined trials, but there also the back trails on the north side of the Park that are are more wooded. Our favorite is the loop on the northeast side of the Park with lots of native loblolly pine, some of which are very tall.

trail running
2 months ago

Very easy, paved path. I’ve run here regularly for years, mostly because it’s close to my house. They’ve expanded some of the parking lots and improved the rainwater drainage, which had added some inclines to the path. But the people... there are a fair number of dog walkers, bikers, and runners here who are all very respectful. There also tends to be large numbers of people walking in groups who are completely oblivious to runners and frankly don’t care. Most of them will not move and you’re forced to go around. On-coming walkers see you and assume that you’re not going to go through them. It’s a bit frustrating for seasoned runners. However, this is a great park for beginners and highly trafficked, even after dusk. I feel comfortable running here after dark.

walking
7 months ago

It's not a bad trail. There can be heavy traffic. It's easy to get in and out from with lots of free parking.

11 months ago

Not the most scenic of walks and gets crowded but does the job in a pinch. Nice loop and well maintained.

hiking
Sunday, August 06, 2017

Pro: Tons of activities for everyone and multi purpose trail

Cons: Can get a bit crowded and not scenic

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Nice walking or running trail never overcrowded but always busy

walking
Monday, July 11, 2016

Really nice walk, next to Park, Workout Area, Dog Park, Skate Park. Lots of people playing the new Pokemon Go Game as well.

walking
Sunday, June 05, 2016

Very nice walk. Not difficult at all,but very enjoyable!

trail running
Monday, May 23, 2016

great trail to extend your time on the loop

hiking
Sunday, November 10, 2013

This park is a really nice family park. There is a 3 mile trail paved for running, rollerblading, walking and bike riding. There is also a short loop(maybe 1.5 miles) through the woods. There is an awesome dog park and this park is very pet friendly(we even saw someone walking their potbelly pig). Nice skate park, 4 different parks for children of different ages, tennis courts and basketball courts. There is still open space for soccer, remote controlled cars etc.... Picnic tables and pavilions. There is usually a food truck there and a ice cream truck during busier times. It gets very busy, but it is big.

mountain biking
Monday, November 04, 2013

This place has come a long way over the years. A great place to spend a nice day with the family. It can get very crowded.

walking
Saturday, September 15, 2012

Paved, flat 2.6 miles course. Nice for short run or walking. I prefer very early morning. Park gets fairly busy. Great location and community area. Basketball courts, tennis, skate park, play ground, pavilions and plenty of parking. Nice hill for additional training or challenge. Safe park and well maintained. The entire loop has tenth mile markers that I find very useful for interval training.

hiking
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

It's surprisingly quieter and more peaceful than it appears from the main road. It's a full circle paved flat route. In the back corners, you don't even realize you're in a public park. Very safe during the day as there's always people using the trails. Multiple benches/resting points and ability to cutoff the hike half-way through as you park in the middle of the loop.

walking
Friday, March 23, 2012

Nice for a casual walk

walking
Friday, July 08, 2011

the main walking path is a very easy paved 2.7 miles but there are also trails through the woods that are still easy but also very pretty. besides the trails there are playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, a sledding hill, and soon a skate park

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walking
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Saturday, June 04, 2016

recorded 6/4/16

walking
Saturday, June 04, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

hiking
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