Dog Walkers in New Castle, DE

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Dog Areas in New Castle, DE

15 Parks
3 Trails
14 Shops
4 Eateries
3 Groomers

New Castle is anything but new, having been around for over 365 years. Even older than this town is the close relationship between man and man's best friend. New Castle cherishes this, and provides residents with one animal hospital and plenty of open spaces for pups to get out, go for a walk, or just socialize with other pups.

The James Rogers Park is the largest in the city, with a soccer and baseball field, basketball court, open space, paved trails, and forested paths. The park is great for going for a walk, with additional features including benches, water fountains, and clean-up stations.

The Coventry Ridge Park is in the northern part of town, and has a large space dedicated to the natural wonders of the area, with a protected landscape of natural oak trees, open fields, and a saltwater pond. The lush area has dirt trails and access to Christina River for fishing. Don't forget to leash up Fido before heading out, and bring some clean-up bags!

Along the Deleware River is the First State National Historical Park, which is part of 7 different sites in Delaware. The New Castle Site provides a gorgeous walking area with picturesque scenes of the water. The paths are paved and sit in the protected forested area along the river. Dogs are welcome while they are on a leash.

From national sites to public parks, the number of dog-friendly places to take Fido are limitless in New Castle!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in New Castle, DE

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    Population Density 4,718/sq mi

    #1 Duross Heights

    Duross Heights is a quiet neighborhood in the northern part of New Castle, with rows of residential homes interlaced with thick forests. Some of those forests belong to Lewden Greene Park, a 70-acre park along Christina River that's completely covered in thick birch and oak trees, with spots for fishing and trails that wind through the park. The area is dog-friendly and does not require pups to remain on a leash, though the park is not fenced-in. The park also connects to theĀ  Lewden Greene Park Trail, a 2-mile trail that's made from asphalt and gravel that travels north out of the park. Dogs will have to remain on a leash while on the trail, and owners should bring water and clean-up bags.
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    Population Density 1,723/sq mi

    #2 Chelsea Estates

    Chelsea Estates is a prestigious neighborhood with upscale residential homes, and a uniquely shaped park known as Chelsea Manor Park. The park is almost the entire length of a mile following along the span of a small creek, and provides residents with open space, baseball fields, forested trails for exploration, a playground, and picnic shelters. The area is a popular place in the community for humans and pups, although Fido needs to remain on a leash inside, but has access to water fountains, a clean-up station, and benches. The New Castle Industrial Track Trail is also dog-friendly, with over 3.7 miles of asphalt to use. The trail extends south, with nice views of the surrounding city, but owners will have to remember to bring water and clean-up bags.
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    Population Density 3,594/sq mi

    #3 New Castle City Center

    The New Castle City Center is the central point of the city, with a bustling shopping center and large green spaces. The Van Dyke Park and Monticello Boulevard Jefferson Farms are connected, and provide the best place to bring Fido for a walk. The areas together make up 60 acres of land, with a thick forested portion featuring nature trails, open areas with vibrant grass, and baseball fields. The parks are popular for their rural appearance and quiet atmosphere, but require pups to stay on a leash, with little amenities. So don't forget to bring water and clean-up bags before heading out to these putastic parks!
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    Population Density 1,801/sq mi

    #4 Washington Park

    The neighborhood of Washington Park borders the river, with gorgeous views of the rushing water. Also along the river is the New Castle Battery Park, a popular place for humans and pups to head to for a day out, or just a fast walk. There's a dog-friendly beach, with open green fields, scattered trees for shade, and a play area for children. Dogs can enjoy the paved paths and access to water fountains and benches while they remain on a leash. The park also connects to the Deleware River Greenway, a 1.5-mile paved trail that extends along the river's side that is dog-friendly to leashed pups.
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    Population Density 1,541/sq mi

    #5 Llangollen Estates

    The Llangollen Estates neighborhood is the most southern community of New Castle, with large green fields and pools of water. The neighborhood boasts the Ommelanden Park, a 40-acre park filled with over 14 soccer fields. There is a perimeter of trees around the fields, with paved paths, restrooms, water fountains, benches, and concession stands available for humans and leashed pups. Beaver Brook Crest Park is also located in this neighborhood, and feaures a paved path that encircles the open fields, a playground, shaded seating, benches, and trash bins. Fido is welcome while he remains on a leash, but you'll have to remember to bring some water and clean-up bags!
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