DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This 12+ mile, very hilly hike will offer a variety of trails at a brisk pace in a park that features unique landscapes, from meadows and hills to hemlock forests and deep ravines. We’ll check out the overlooks and try to spot the elk and bison that graze on the property. Driving distance is 80+ miles and includes a toll. Meet at the BTC Park and Ride for carpooling and a 7:30 departure. Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water. If meeting at trailhead, contact leader.
WHERE: DART Park and Ride Lot – Wilmington, Brandywine Towne Center
NEAREST ADDRESS: 3300 Brandywine Pkwy Wilmington, DE
DART Park and Ride Lot – Wilmington, Brandywine Towne Center 3300 Brandywine Pkwy Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of I-95 & US-202. Proceed north on US-202 for 5.1 mi. Turn right onto DE-92 (Naaman's Rd) & continue 0.6 mi. Enter the shopping center at the first left, main entrance. Turn right and then left at the first road past the pond. Then make 3 rights to circle the lot and enter.
The Brandywine Towne Center Park and Ride is located across from the pond and the Christmas Tree shop.