DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This hike will be mostly on the new trails in White Clay Creek State Park’s Possum Hill area, which just reopened. Hike starts from 9 Foot Road parking lot at 9 AM and the hike will be at a medium hike pace. It will consist of two loops about 3+ miles each. Come do one or both loops. Bring water and snack. Leader: Gary Kirk (, 302-366-0464).
WHERE: White Clay Creek State Park – Nine Foot Road
NEAREST ADDRESS: 400 Thompson Station Rd, Newark, DE
White Clay Creek State Park – Nine Foot Road 400 Thompson Station Rd, Newark, DE
From the intersection of DE-2 (Kirkwood Highway) & DE-7 (Limestone Rd). Take DE-2 (Kirkwood Highway) west for 3.9 mi. Proceed north on DE-72 for 1.8 mi. Continue straight onto Thompson Station Rd for 0.4 mi. Before Deerfield Golf Course, turn right onto Fairhill School Dr / Nine Foot Rd. The parking lot is on the left.
Some maps indicate this unimproved road address as: Fairhill School Drive or Nine Foot Road. It comes off of Thompson’s Station Road. Whitely Farms trailhead is here. “Flying Knights” club flies their model planes nearby.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELED: No