Experience nature and recreation in the heart of the city through Wilmington State Parks, an urban retreat along the Brandywine River that has fostered family memories and traditions for generations. Don’t miss these essential experiences at Wilmington State Parks!
Explore Rockford Park
Climb to the top of the 100-year-old Rockford Tower to witness the city at its highest point. Rockford Park has plenty for the whole family to enjoy.
Capture the Brandywine River
Stop and smell the roses at the Jasper Crane Rose Garden or enjoy the flowing river or skyline views from the swinging bridge.
Visit the Memorials
Examine the attention to detail in the iconic memorials found in Wilmington. You can pay your respects at the African-American Medal of Honor Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, or the Winged Victory Monument (also known as the Todd Memorial).
Enjoy the Sugar Bowl
Take in the views of Wilmington, or watch the migrating birds fly overhead. Spend an evening at at the Sugar Bowl listening to the live Sumer Concert Series sponsored by the Friends of Wilmington State Parks . The Sugar Bowl creates a fun, family atmosphere for everyone.