Park Information


The Park is open sunrise to sunset daily.


The Anson B. Nixon Park is located on 106 acres extending from the Borough of Kennett Square into Kennett Township. The main entrance can be accessed from the northeast quadrant of the Borough on N. Walnut Street.  There are multiple parking lots with handicap accessible parking.  The park offers indoor restrooms which are also handicapped accessible.  


When entering the Borough on State Street, turn right at the bottom of Miller’s Hill (just before the YMCA) onto N. Walnut Street. Proceed a 1/2 mile and turn left into the park. Please be mindful of your speed when driving on park property. A map of the park is located in the kiosk in the parking lot. There are also access points also from Leslie Street (behind the KAU Field), North Broad Street, and State Street. Any use of the Park that requires reservation of Park equipment or waiving of Standard Park Rules necessitates a permit, which may be obtained by writing: Kennett Area Park Authority P.O. Box 1121 Kennett Square, PA 19348 Or by emailing: All permit requests must be received at least one week prior to the proposed use. Or by calling: 610-444-1416 (leave a message)

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