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Newark Reservoir, Newark

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The Newark Reservoir is located just north of downtown Newark, Delaware. Completed in 2006 the newly constructed Newark Reservoir has a 1.8mi paved walking trail. (1.1 miles of the trail is the perimeter.) The site is connected to William M. Redd, Jr. Park to the north and has a wonderful view of the City and surrounding areas.The 318-million gallon reservoir off Paper Mill Road is the first major water facility constructed in Delaware in 74 years. The system pumps water from the White Clay Creek into a basin that encompasses 40acre. The last reservoir to be constructed in the state previous to the Newark Reservoir was the Hoopes Reservoir in Wilmington.
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  • Beautiful and very peaceful place for a evening walk around the reservoir. Unwind and collect your thoughts and you can go home and sleep like a baby!  more »
  • The reservoir has free parking, port-o-potty and a nice mile plus paved loop for running, walking or strollers. Nice view from the top of the local area, great at sunrise or sunset. There are also som...  more »
  • Little reservoir. Nice to run up and down the hill. You can also walk around it and there are some benches  more »

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