DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Start the new year with a pledge to make healthy exercise a part of your daily routine. Please meet and be ready to hike promptly at 10:00 a.m. at 199 Brandywine Creek Road. (Formerly Peters Rock or Smith Bridge picnic area). This hike includes beautiful views of Brandywine Creek, meadows, and woodland trails with a few hills. Bring water and a snack. No Park Fee.
WHERE: First State National Historical Park – Beaver Valley
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.833806, -75.575360
NEAREST ADDRESS: 199 Brandywine Creek Rd Wilmington, DE
First State National Historical Park – Beaver Valley 199 Brandywine Creek Rd Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of US-202 (Concord Pike) & DE-92 (Beaver Valley Rd) proceed west on Beaver Valley for 1.4 mi. At stop sign go straight onto Beaver Dam Rd & proceed 0.7 mi. Turn left onto Brandywine Creek Rd & proceed 0.1 mi. The parking lot will be on the right.
Also known as “Peter’s Rock” or “Smith Bridge Picnic Area”. Formerly part of Woodlawn Trustee Estate.