TIME: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 4-5 miles
Hike along a shaded path along the Big Elk Creek. This dirt/gravel trail is mostly flat. The parking area is limited so carpooling is encouraged.
Big Elk Creek State Park – Springlawn Lot
1000 Chesterville Rd
Lincoln University, PA 19352
Originally preserved by Elk Township and conservation groups. It is part of close to 1,000 acres along Springlawn Road in Elk, Franklin and New London townships, Chester County. It was acquired by PA-DCNR in 2018 as an addition to the White Clay Creek Preserve and was known as “White Clay Creek State Preserve – Springlawn”. BEC became it’s own PA State park in 2022.