DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Five level miles total, out and back, along the Brandywine, starting from Peter’s Rock parking area at 10:00 a.m. Bring water. Driving Directions: From intersection of Rt. 202 and Naamans Road, drive west on Beaver Valley Road. Continue straight at the stop sign onto Beaver Dam Road. Turn left at the T-junction near Brandywine Creek, the parking lot is on your right.
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.