Hike the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail

Rate this Adventure 10.4 miles  - Point-to-Point Trail

Added by Abby Shepard

Tour some of the most beautiful scenery in Northern Delaware by taking the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail, a 10.4 mile trek that links multiple state parks and historic sites in the region.

If you are going to tour Northern Delaware, look no further than the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. This 10.4 mile trail links some of the best sites and attractions in the region including Bellevue State Park, Wilmington State Park, Brandywine Creek State Park, Brandywine Zoo, and Rockford Park. Hike by two historic estates, the Brandywine River, the dramatic rock walls of Alapocas Run State Park, and more. 

There are multiple access points to the Greenway, but my favorite spot to hit the trail is by the Brandywine Zoo, located in Brandywine Park in the heart of Wilmington. Park in the Brandywine Park parking lot, and pick up the trail directly across from the zoo. 

The trail will take you through multiple parks and historic sites, giving you an excellent tour of the best Northern Delaware has to offer.  

Read More


Easy Parking
Family Friendly


Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Stay Nearby

Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia / West Chester Koa

Clarksboro, New Jersey

Philadelphia South / Clarksboro Koa

New Holland, Pennsylvania

Lancaster / New Holland Koa

Kennedyville, Maryland

Crow Vineyard & Winery Cottage

We are a third-generation working farm that has diversified to become a successful farm-winery. Our 365-acre farm includes a herd of Grass-fed Angus beef, soy and corn, farm animals, and a Farmstay...

From $200/night

Nearby Adventures

  • Hike Brandywine Park Loop

    Brandywine Park Loop is a 2.2 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near Wilmington, Delaware.

    2.2 miles 65 ft gain

  • Hike the Hidden Pond Trail

    Brandywine Creek State Park, a 933-acre park located in Northern Delaware, offers 14 miles of hiking trails, expanses of open fields, and the beautiful Brandywine Creek. The Hidden Pond trail is an excellent hike through the hardwood forests and d...

    2.8 miles 3 ft gain

  • Hike the Indian Springs Trail

    The Indian Springs trailhead is located to the right of the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center. The address for your GPS is 41 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington, DE, 19807.The trail starts out following along a crafted stone wall built in the 1800...

    1.8 miles

  • Creekside and Brandywine Valley Trail Loop

    This loops starts out from the Rockland Road Trail head.  There is a pay station here that is self-regulated.  Creekside Trail starts here and runs the entire length of Brandywine Creek State Park along the Brandywine River. The trail is an easy 2...

    5.5 miles 20 ft gain