DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Hike from the Jasper Crane Rose Garden to the DuPont Educational Center on the Wilmington Riverfront. You will be able to admire the newly opened bike/hike trail to New Castle. Along the way we will take a look at the historic architecture in Wilmington. This hike will be 9 miles. Bring lunch and water. Also bring 80 cents (exact change) to take the bus part of the way back.
WHERE: Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.75701, -75.55184
NEAREST ADDRESS: 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-141 (Centre Rd) & DE-52 (Kennett Pike). Take DE-52 (Kennett Pike) south for 2.2 mi. Turn left onto N Franklin St & proceed 0.3 mi. Turn right onto Lovering Ave & proceed 0.1 mi. Turn left onto N Van Buren St (street sign is missing) & proceed 0.2 mi. Drive over the bridge. Turn left onto N Park Dr & proceed 0.1 mi. The parking lot will be on the left under a I-95 bridge.
Wilmington State Parks are home to “Brandywine Park”, the Brandywine Zoo, Baynard Stadium, Josephine Fountain & Jasper Crane Rose Garden.
The Jasper Crane Rose Garden is North of North Van Buren Street. Parking under I-95 is 0.1 mile north of North Van Buren Street