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The Best Hiking in Bear

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Top hiking spots in and near Bear

  • Delaware City, Delaware

    Hike Michael Castle Trail

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 288 ft gain
    This trail welcomes people of all skill levels. It’s mostly flat with just a few inclines and is nicely paved. It’s a relatively wide trail, leaving enough room for multiple walkers, hikers, skaters, or bikers. It’s the perfect trail for those looking to train long distances, whether running or...
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  • New Castle, Delaware

    Hike Battery Park Trail

    3.7 mi / 39 ft gain
    Battery Park Trail is a 3.7 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near New Castle, Delaware.
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  • New Castle, Delaware

    Hike or Bike Michael N. Castle Trail

    19.7 mi
    The Michael N. Castle Trail (known locally as the Mike Castle Trail) is a 19.7-mile trail in northern Delaware along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. You'll get great views of the canal and the bridges.  The trail is flat and paved, making it a great pick for biking. The trail is one way, but ...
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Hike Little Jersey Trail Around Lums Pond

    7.7 mi / 150 ft gain
    Little Jersey Trail around Lums Pond is a 7.7 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Bear, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Chestnut Hill Trail

    3.3 mi / 272 ft gain
    Chestnut Hill Trail is a 3.3 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Hike the Swamp Forest Trail

    7.5 mi
    Especially scenic in the fall, this well maintained trail loops around a small pond. It is an easy walk (or bike ride) that has a good chance of numerous wildlife sightings.
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Hike Swamp Forest Trail

    6.8 mi / 157 ft gain
    Swamp Forest Trail is a 6.8 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Bear, Delaware.
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  • Pennsville, New Jersey

    Finn's Point Loop

    1.21 mi / 23 ft gain
    Finn's Point Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pennsville Township, New Jersey.
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Camp at Lums Pond State Park

    5.0
    Lums Pond State Park offers endless adventures while you camp in the newly renovated campground. Explore the pond via kayak, hike through more than 12 miles of trails, fish from the water’s edge, take your dog to enjoy the off-leash dog park, or try the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course.   The camp...
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Redd Park Trail

    3.9 mi / 272 ft gain
    Redd Park Trail is a 3.9 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Newark Reservoir Trail

    1.8 mi / 98 ft gain
    Newark Reservoir Trail is a 1.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Snow Goose Loop

    2.4 mi / 223 ft gain
    Snow Goose Loop is a 2.4 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Lenape Loop South, Middle Run Natural Area

    4.4 mi / 354 ft gain
    Lenape Loop South, Middle Run Natural Area is a 4.4 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Wilmington, Delaware

    Hike Lake And Field Loop

    1.6 mi / 121 ft gain
    Lake and Field Loop is a 1.6 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near Wilmington, Delaware.
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  • Newark, Delaware

    Hike Lenape, Possum Hollow And Double Horseshoe Trail Loop

    3.8 mi / 374 ft gain
    Lenape, Possum Hollow and Double Horseshoe Trail Loop is a 3.8 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Newark, Delaware.
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  • Wilmington, Delaware

    Hike Banning Park Perimeter Loop

    2 mi / 91 ft gain
    Banning Park Perimeter Loop is a 2 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Wilmington, Delaware.
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