DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Tuesday Hikes are a 5-7 mile distance at a brisk pace of 3.0 to 3.1 mph. Bring a mask, your own pen to sign in and plan to always maintain at least 6 Ft distance from others. This hike will only take 10 reserved hikers. Sign in with the leader after Wednesday, July 8.
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.