DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Parking LOT #2. This 6-mile hike will start at 10 am. Follow signs in Fair Hill for covered bridge. Parking lot is at intersection of Tawes Drive, Black Bridge Road and Old Union School Road (near the Nature Center). Big Elk Creek views, hidden eagles nest, rolling trails with some steep hills, rocky and possibly mud in parts. Bring water and snack. Parking fee in effect.
WHERE: Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P2 (Covered Bridge)
Fair Hill Natural Resources Area – P2 (Covered Bridge) 630 Tawes Drive Elkton, MD
From the DE/MD state line, take MD-273 west for 1.4 mi. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Appleton Rd north for 1.2 mi. Turn left onto Black Bridge Rd & continue across the Appleton North parking lot & proceed 1.0 mi. At the covered bridge, turn right on Tawes Drive for about 1/4 mile, parking is across from the Nature Center.
Update : As of 9/6/2020, construction in the Covered Bridge area is completed. Parking can be reached vie