DESCRIPTION: (includes instructions, what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions)
A fast paced hike in rolling woods and meadows, some moderate hills, a portion of the Brandywine Trail, lunch stop at a member’s house( soup and bread will be provided), return to cars. This hike will end later than usual due to the lunch stop. Bring water, snack, your own lunch perhaps.
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. Bear left onto Beaver Dam Rd at the stop sign & proceed 0.7 mi. Turn right 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.