DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Hike the southernmost quarter of the Conestoga Trail. The hike will be about 9 miles of rugged up and down and off camber rocky terrain. It will include these scenic areas: Kelly’s Run, Susquehanna Pinnacle Overlook, & Taquan Glen. Bring lots of water, snack, lunch, & appropriate layers of clothes.
This will be a shuttle hike. The meeting spot is about 50 minutes drive from Fair Hill. Meet there to be ready to shuttle by 10 AM. Or carpool from Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P1 (MD-273) at 8:45 AM. There is a parking fee at Fair Hill. The shuttle takes about 15 minutes.
WHERE: Holtwood Recreation Area
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.840891, -76.316762
NEAREST ADDRESS: 276 Old Holtwood Rd Holtwood, PA
Holtwood Recreation Area 276 Old Holtwood Rd Holtwood, PA
From DE-273 at the DE/MD stateline. Take MD-273 (Telegraph Rd) W for 1.4 mi. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit to stay on MD-273 W for 8.9 mi. Turn right onto MD-272 (Chrome Rd) N for 1.2 mi. Continue onto PA-272 (Chrome Rd) N for 0.9 mi. Turn left to stay on PA-272 (Christine/Nottingham Rd) N for 11.8 mi. Will cross US-1 along the way. Turn right to stay on PA-272 (Lancaster Pk) for 0.4 mi. Bear left to stay on PA-272 (Lancaster Pk) for 6.9 mi. Turn left at Friendly Dr to loop around the town of Buck for 0.3 mi. Bear left onto PA-372 (Holtwood Rd) W for 4.3 mi. Turn right onto Hilldale Rd for 0.1 mi. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Old Holtwood Rd for 0.8 mi. The lot will be on the left.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELLED: No