DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This is a 4-5 mile hike through shaded and open areason an asphalt-paved walkway in a New Castle County park.
Driving Directions: From south or northbound Rt. 41 (Newport Gap Pike), turn west onto Millcreek Road. At the next 4-way intersection, turn south (left) onto McKennans Church Road. The third road on your left will be the entrance to the park and a stone wall with a sign for Delcastle Tennis Center. The address is 832 McKennans Church Road. An optional way of approaching from Wilmington or Newark is to turn northwest onto Duncan Road off Kirkwood Highway (Rt. 2). When Duncan intersects with McKennans Church Road, turn left, then, the next left to enter the tennis center. We’ll meet in the tennis center parking lot at 9:45 a.m. There are porta-potties only available on site.
WHERE: Delcastle County Recreation Area – Tennis Court Lot
NEAREST ADDRESS: 800 McKennans Church Rd Wilmington, DE
Delcastle County Recreation Area – Tennis Court Lot 800 McKennans Church Rd Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-2 (Kirkwood Highway) & DE-7 (Limestone Rd). Take DE-7 north for 0.6 mi. Bear right and take middle fork onto McKennans Church Rd & proceed 1.3 mi. Delcastle Recreation Area will be on the right. The tennis court lot is the last entrance on the right just before traffic light at Duncan Rd.