DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Meet by 9 am at the Smith Bridge/Peter’s Rock Parking lot of First State National Park. We will first hike around Granogue, then do road walking to BCSP, and a bit of Woodlawn Trustees property. Expect stream crossings, some steep climbs, road walking, and potential wet spots. Bring lunch, snacks, water. Really bad weather will cancel or cause a change in the hike (check forum or call hike leader for update). Hike leader may offer an optional loop (at least one hour long) at end of hike
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.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELLED: No