DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Arrive ready to start hike at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of 9th and Broom Streets for an easy 4 mile hike around Trinity Vicinity, Brandywine Park (Jasper Crane Rose Garden), and afterward enjoy that special Greek Festival food at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 808 N. Broom St., Wilmington, DE 19806. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From I-95, exit at Delaware Avenue, turning westward. Proceed to Pennsylvania Avenue (Rte 52), and westward to turn left onto N. Broom Street. Go 3 blocks to 9th Street, with on-street parking available along N. Broom and adjacent numbered streets. Pay attention to time limited parking zones.
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