DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
June (Summer) Kirk (C: 302/465-6188; H: 302/738-0490; E: ).
Please join me for a 5-mile hike at Delcastle Park and Weatherhill Path. The trail is paved and has plenty of shade but there are some serious hills! Boots or shoes may be needed depending on weather, and bring water. Please meet and be ready to hike promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the tennis center entrance of Delcastle Park. Please note earlier time. We will have a breakfast/lunch option following the hike at Crossroads restaurant (Kirkwood Highway and Limestone Road).
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Kirkwood Highway, take Rt. 7 (Limestone Road) north to intersection of Limestone and McKennans Church Road – there is a right turn cutoff before the traffic light where you angle to the right and cross Milltown Road and will be on McKennans Church Road. Follow McKennans Church Road to second entrance to Delcastle Park which is the Delcastle Tennis Center parking lot. No park fees at this location.
WHERE: Delcastle County Recreation Area – Tennis Court Lot
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.747641, -75.658636
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.