DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Arrive ready to leave at 10:00 a.m. for a 3 & 1/2 mile hike across the bridge to a scenic spot and through a development. Bring a bag lunch and after the walk we can eat at one of the pavilions. Meet at Paper Mill Park, DE (near the tennis courts). It is on the corner across from Whiteman’s Garage/Dempsey’s Service Center, and the entrance is off of Polly Drummond Hill Rd.
WHERE: Paper Mill County Park
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.736257, -75.724806
NEAREST ADDRESS: 597 Polly Drummond Hill Rd Newark, DE
Paper Mill County Park 597 Polly Drummond Hill Rd Newark, DE
From the intersection of DE-2 (Kirkwood Hwy) & DE-7 (Limestone Rd). Take DE-7 north & proceed 3.2 mi. Turn left onto DE-72 (Paper Mill Rd) south & proceed 1.5 mi. Turn left onto Polly Drummond Hill Rd & proceed 0.2 mi. Turn right quickly onto Sunrise Dr & proceed 0.2 mi. Turn right quickly into the park. Proceed to the furthest part of the lot.
At the intersection of DE-72 (Paper Mill Rd) & Polly Drummond Hill Rd. This parkland leads to Middle Run Valley County Natural Area.