DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This is an easy, level hike around historic Old New Castle, but on various surfaces including asphalt, uneven brick and cobblestone paving. For this reason, trekking poles are advisable. The hike is limited to 10 members only, including the leader. To register for this hike, please email the leader. The first nine to RSVP commencing the date of 9/11/2020 will be notified by the leader of their acceptance to join the hike. Other respondents beyond the first nine will be wait-listed. Please provide the leader with your phone number for immediate notification if there are any cancellations.
Do not show up for this hike without preregistering. This hike will follow the WTC Covid-19 guidelines. WTC has a new liability release form that is available on this website. Please read it. Please bring your mask, sanitizer, water, any snack and your own pen for the sign-in process. There is plenty of available parking which can also include the lot of the adjacent New Castle Senior Center. Toilets will be available at the Senior Center but in order to use, one must have their temperature taken by Center personnel and be able to satisfactorily answer 5 Covid related questions.
WHERE: Old New Castle – South St and W 5th St Lot
NEAREST ADDRESS: 400 South St New Castle, DE
Old New Castle – South St and W 5th St Lot 400 South St New Castle, DE
From I-95 take Rt. 141 (Basin Road which becomes Washington St.) all the way east until it dead ends at 7th Street. At that stop sign make a left. At the next stop sign make a right on South Street. Stay on South through the stop sign at 6th until you pass 5th street. The parking lot will be on your right.
“The River Road” historical marker is at this location. Parking lot is to the right of the Senior Center parking lot. We will meet-up at the parking lot on the right side of South Street in New Castle between West 5th and West 4th Streets. The New Castle Senior Center is behind this parking lot and Goodwill Fire Co. is across the street. Restroom available at the Senior Center.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELLED: No