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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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  • My husband and I went on an unusually warm winter day, It was very busy and was challenging to find a parking place. The reservoir is on top of a large hill. You can climb straight up the hill or take...  more »
  • The expanse of water, pump house, and walking path give a view of the surrounding area of Elkton, Newark, Delaware City, and New Castle..Sunrise and sunset offer a beautiful sight. Geese and ducks are...  more »
  • One of the best kept secrets not everyone knows it's there. I heard about it from a friend who thankfully refused to give me all the details. She said just wait till you reach the top. Such a calming ...  more »