EVENT

WHEN:
DATE: 03/16/2019
TIME: 9:00am - 2:00pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 12-14 miles


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

LOCATION

WHERE:
First State National Historical Park – Beaver Valley

NEAREST ADDRESS:
199 Brandywine Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803

EXACT COORDINATES:
39.833806, -75.575360

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
Google Mapping

PARKING FEE:
No

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Unknown

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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
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.


LOCATION NOTES:

Also known as “Peter’s Rock” or “Smith Bridge Picnic Area”.  Formerly part of Woodlawn Trustee Estate.

Partial Closure of Smith Bridge Parking Lot.

Beginning November 29, 2021, First State National Historical Park will be restricting access to the Smith Bridge Parking Lot by closing the right side of the lot to allow for the landscape to recover and for maintenance.

This partial closer will remain in effect until March 1st, 2022.

For further information, click on the link below:

https://www.nps.gov/frst/learn/news/partial-closure-of-smith-bridge-parking-lot.htm


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EVENT CANCELED: No
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