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Best trails in Wilmington

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Looking for a great trail near Wilmington, Delaware? AllTrails has 36 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Ridley Creek State Park or Marsh Creek State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Fairmount Park or Wissahickon Valley Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 25 easy trails in Wilmington ranging from 0.9 to 14.1 miles and from 6 to 446 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Wilmington
Top trails (36)
#1 - Alapocas Woods Trail
Alapocas Woods Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 53 m
Alapocas Woods Trail is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. DoShow more
#2 - Beaver Valley Loop
First State National Monument
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Beaver Valley Loop is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#3 - Rocky Run Loop
Brandywine Creek State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Note: If you park in the lot on Thompson’s Bridge Road, DE residents pay $4, out of state pay $8. Bring exact change. This trail follows 2 creeks Rocky Run and Hurricane Run. As you walk besides theShow more
#4 - Brandywine Creek River Loop
Brandywine Creek State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Brandywine Creek River Loop is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#5 - Indian Springs Trail
Brandywine Creek State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Beautiful forest hike up and down hills to Brandywine Creek then back up and through some very large tulip trees. Look for the stone fences which mark the borders of the Du Pont family fields. The trShow more
#6 - Woodlawn Trail
First State National Monument
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Woodlawn Trail is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#7 - Blue Ball Barn to Brandywine Creek via Northern Delaware Greenway Trail
Alapocas Run State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Blue Ball Barn to Brandywine Creek via Northern Delaware Greenway Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that features a waterfall and is rated Show more
#8 - New Castle Industrial Track Greenway
Wilmington, Delaware
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Length: 14.1 mi • Est. 5 h 48 m
This is a trail from the Wilmington Riverwalk to Battery Park in New Castle, Delaware. The entire distance is either paved or boardwalk-type surfaces.Show more
#9 - Eastern Loop
Brandywine Creek State Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Eastern Loop is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#10 - Cross Country Course, Hidden Pond, and Rocky Run Loop
Brandywine Creek State Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Cross Country Course, Hidden Pond, and Rocky Run Loop is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wilmington, Delaware that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
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