DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Join this hike on cinder and paved trails in White Clay Creek Park which includes the Tri-Valley, Whitely and Bryan’s Field Trails. Trekking poles are advisable.
The hike is limited to 10 members only, including the leader. To register for this hike, please email the leader. The first nine to RSVP no earlier than 6 days prior to the hike will be notified by the leader of their acceptance to join the hike. Other respondents beyond the first nine will be wait-listed. Please provide the leader with your phone number for immediate notification if there are any cancellations.
NOTE: A second hike covering the same route will be formed to commence at 10:30 composed of those wait-listed from the first hike. It is important that those accepted to the first hike arrive for their meet-up at 9:45 to depart at 10:00am. Members wait-listed and informed they are included in the second hike are to arrive at 10:15 for meet-up and departure at 10:30am. Anyone needing to cancel from either hike should contact Leader 1 by 8:00am the day of the hike, who may then contact others waitlisted who didn’t get into either hike.
Do not show up for this hike without preregistering. This hike will follow the WTC Covid-19 guidelines. WTC has a new liability release form that is available on this website. Please read it. Please bring your mask, sanitizer, water, any snack and your own pen for the sign-in process.
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.