DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Meet at 9:00 AM at Nine Foot Road Lot ready to hike 5-7 miles. Water and insect protection advised. Directions: From Newark go north on Paper Mill Road. Turn left on to Thompsons Station Road when Bank of America is on the left. Nine foot Road is well marked and very soon ahead on the right. It is across from the Deerfield golf course.
WHERE: White Clay Creek State Park – Nine Foot Road
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.725095, -75.743412
NEAREST ADDRESS: 400 Thompson Station Rd, Newark, DE
White Clay Creek State Park – Nine Foot Road 400 Thompson Station Rd, Newark, DE
From the intersection of DE-2 (Kirkwood Highway) & DE-7 (Limestone Rd). Take DE-2 (Kirkwood Highway) west for 3.9 mi. Proceed north on DE-72 for 1.8 mi. Continue straight onto Thompson Station Rd for 0.4 mi. Before Deerfield Golf Course, turn right onto Fairhill School Dr / Nine Foot Rd. The parking lot is on the left.
Some maps indicate this unimproved road address as: Fairhill School Drive or Nine Foot Road. It comes off of Thompson’s Station Road. Whitely Farms trailhead is here. “Flying Knights” club flies their model planes nearby.