DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Meet and be ready to leave at 9:00 a.m. at Jasper Crane Rose Garden, near Brandywine Zoo. We will walk to Rockford Tower and back. Bring water and plan to stay for lunch or coffee in Trolley Square afterward.
If you get lost on the day of the hike call the hike leader on her cell phone.
Address: Brandywine Park-Jasper Crane Rose Garden,1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802.
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