DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Please meet and be ready to depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot near 290 Alapocas Drive, Wilmington, DE, for a 5-6 mile hike with beautiful views of Brandywine Creek on trails through woods plus the Delaware Greenway. The hike includes rolling terrain, stream crossings, a few hills, and could be wet in parts depending on weather. Bring water and snack. There is no parking fee or restroom until we reach the Blue Ball Barn at the half way point.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park – Baseball Fields
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.773647, -75.565916
NEAREST ADDRESS: 290 Alapocas Dr Wilmington, DE
Alapocas Run State Park – Baseball Fields 290 Alapocas Dr Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of US-202 & DE-141. Head north on DE-141 for 207 ft. Make a U-turn in 0.2 mi. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto W Park Dr. Go through 1 traffic circle then 0.5 mi. Continue onto Augustine Rd for 0.4 mi. Turn right onto Alapocas Dr. Look for Alapocas ball field sign at the east entrance to the DuPont Experimental Station.