DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This hike has great views of the Delaware Valley. Trails are mostly well traveled surfaces with roots and rocks. There will be a short section of bushwhack through Ridgewood Glen (unimproved) Park. Meet at the Newark Reservoir parking lot by 9:00 a.m. Be prepared for any weather conditions. Bring water, lunch and snack. No parking fee.
WHERE: Newark City Reservoir
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.691805, -75.745966
NEAREST ADDRESS: 242 Old Paper Mill Rd Newark, DE
Newark City Reservoir 242 Old Paper Mill Rd Newark, DE
Go to the intersection of DE-2 (Kirkwood Hwy) & DE-7 (Limestone Rd). Proceed west on DE-2 (Kirkwood Hwy) for 4.9 mi. Turn right onto E Cleveland Ave & proceed 0.6 mi. Turn right onto Paper Mill Rd and proceed 0.3 mi. Turn right onto Old Paper Mill Rd and proceed 0.2 mi. The lot will be on your left.