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Hiking and Volunteer Events Upcoming Fair Hill Area

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Welcome:

Below is a list of events at or near area parks, that will be led by the Wilmington Trail Club (www.wilmingtontrailclub.org) volunteers, within the next 3 months.  You are very welcome to join these hike & volunteer events.  Please read the description to determine if you are capable of doing a hike.  If you have questions or for more information about a hike contact: Gary Kirk [ or (302) 366-0464].  Parks included in this list are:

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P1 (MD-273)
Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P2 (Covered Bridge)
Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P3 (Appleton North)
Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P4 (Gallaher Rd)
Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P5 (Appleton South)
White Clay Creek State Preserve – Big Elk Creek
White Clay Creek State Preserve – Springlawn

10/04/2022  8:30am - 11:30am    Fair Hill Gallaher Rd. (P4 Lot)   (5-7 mi)
Join us on on an always fun hike in Fair Hill NRMA.  Trails are mostly wooded with rolling terrain, a few hills, numerous stream crossings and mud if it’s been raining. Bring snack, bug spray and water. A parking fee or Maryland pass is required and a porta potty is at the location.

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P4 (Gallaher Rd)     |     483 Gallaher Rd, Elkton, MD 21921     |    39.688124, -75.841923

10/11/2022  8:30am - 11:30am    Fair Hill Covered Bridge   (5-7 mi)

Join me for a ramble through Fair Hill where we hope to see the palette of fall colors. Some hills (it isn’t called Fair Hill for nothing) and stream crossings. Bring water.

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P2 (Covered Bridge)     |     630 Tawes Drive, Elkton, MD 21921     |    39.710506, -75.839659

10/15/2022  9:00am - 2:00pm    Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area   (13 mi)
Well-traveled trails, with hills, roots, stream crossings.  Bring water, lunch, snacks.  Possibly a longer loop at end if there are those who want it.

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P5 (Appleton South)     |     2000 Appleton Rd, Elkton, MD 21921     |    39.688320, -75.816094

10/19/2022  8:30am - 1:00pm    Fair Hill Natural Resources Area - Appleton North   (8-10 mi)

Bring lunch and water

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P3 (Appleton North)     |     2875 Appleton Rd, Elkton, MD 21921     |    39.714148, -75.822272

10/23/2022  9:00am - 11:00am    Fair Hill Natural Resources Area   (4 - 5 mi)

Come and enjoy the fall beauty of one of Maryland’s most beautiful parks.  The terrain is hilly in spots.

Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P4 (Gallaher Rd)     |     483 Gallaher Rd, Elkton, MD 21921     |    39.688124, -75.841923

11/26/2022  12:00am - 11:45pm    White Clay Creek Preserve - Big Elk Section closed for hunting   ( mi)

PENNSYLVANIA

(For Hunting information for all areas of state go to: https://www.pgc.pa.gov/HuntTrap/Law/Pages/HuntingandTrappingDigest.aspx)

White Clay Creek Preserve  Big Elk Section

  • Regular Firearms: (only Big Elk Section) November 26, November 27; Sunday, November 28; November 29 – December 11; December 27, 2021 – January 29, 2022.

(PA trails are not marked closed for firearms season, but for your safety if is recommended you should treat them as closed.)

White Clay Creek State Preserve – Big Elk Creek     |     338 Strickersville Rd, Landenberg, PA 19350     |    39.731005, -75.835794

12/27/2022 - 01/29/2023  12:00am - 11:45pm    White Clay Creek Preserve - Big Elk Section closed for hunting   ( mi)

PENNSYLVANIA

(For Hunting information for all areas of state go to: https://www.pgc.pa.gov/HuntTrap/Law/Pages/HuntingandTrappingDigest.aspx)

White Clay Creek Preserve  Big Elk Section

  • Regular Firearms: (only Big Elk Section) November 27; Sunday, November 28; November 29 – December 11; December 27, 2021 – January 29, 2022.

(PA trails are not marked closed for firearms season, but for your safety if is recommended you should treat them as closed.)

White Clay Creek State Preserve – Big Elk Creek     |     338 Strickersville Rd, Landenberg, PA 19350     |    39.731005, -75.835794

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