DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Leader: Bradley Bebensee (H: 610/268-2859).
Start at 9:00 a.m. from ChesLen roadside parking lot (6 miles north of Kennett Square, PA). Open or woods, hilly, beautiful. Bring skis, snowshoes, and hot chocolate, just in case!
DRIVING DIRECTIONS from Hockessin DE: Proceed about 6 miles on PA-41 North, through Avondale, to US-1. Turn left onto US-1 North. Proceed 4 miles to exit for PA82, then turn left onto PA-82 North. Proceed 2.5 miles on PA-82 North, to traffic circle. Exit circle to left to continue on PA-82 another 1 mile. Turn right at second right onto PA-162 (not PA-842). Proceed 2 miles to marked ChesLen lot, on right (this is not the headquarters parking lot) but alongside PA 162). Then home for Valentine’s Day!
WHERE: ChesLen Natural Lands Preserve
NEAREST ADDRESS: 1199 Cannery Rd Coatesville, PA
ChesLen Natural Lands Preserve 1199 Cannery Rd Coatesville, PA
From the intersection of US-1 and PA-82, about 2.5 mi North of Kennett Square, PA. Proceed north on PA-82 for about 2.5 mi. Pass Unionville High and then the Middle Schools to a roundabout. Turn right on Doe Run for 0.2 mi. Turn left down Oak Tree Rd for 0.8 mi to a tee intersection on PA-842. Turn right & proceed 0.5 mi. Turn left on Cannery Rd & proceed 1.4 miles. Turn left at the entrance to the Preserve. Continue to the Lenfest Center parking lot.