DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This hike was originally scheduled in February, but was cancelled due to the weather.
E-mail, call or text the leader to sign up no earlier than Monday, 3/8/2021, 6 days prior to the hike. The leader will reply to your requested sign-up. The first 9 members to will be confirmed to join the hike.
This is a COVID-19 compliant hike so only 10 hikers (including the leader) will be able to attend. Do not show up for this hike without preregistering. This hike will follow the WTC Covid-19 guidelines. Please have your mask, maintain social distancing, and bring sanitizer, your own pen to sign the hike release form, water and a snack to eat while we’re hiking (if desired). There will be no lunch stop.
WTC has a new liability release form that is available on this website. Please read it.
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.