DESCRIPTION: (includes instructions, what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions)
We will walk the Northern DE Greenway to Alapocas (paved but hilly) and then a path behind the Rockford Tower to Henry Clay Village. We return to the rose garden via the prettiest street in Wilmington. Meet at the Jasper Crane Rose Garden in Brandywine Park.
WHERE: Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.75701, -75.55184
NEAREST ADDRESS: 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-141 (Centre Rd) & DE-52 (Kennett Pike). Take DE-52 (Kennett Pike) south for 2.2 mi. Turn left onto N Franklin St & proceed 0.3 mi. Turn right onto Lovering Ave & proceed 0.1 mi. Turn left onto N Van Buren St (street sign is missing) & proceed 0.2 mi. Drive over the bridge. Turn left onto N Park Dr & proceed 0.1 mi. The parking lot will be on the left under a I-95 bridge.
Wilmington State Parks are home to “Brandywine Park”, the Brandywine Zoo, Baynard Stadium, Josephine Fountain & Jasper Crane Rose Garden.
The Jasper Crane Rose Garden is North of North Van Buren Street. Parking under I-95 is 0.1 mile north of North Van Buren Street