DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Hike leader has not led from this meeting place, so this hike will be a scouting opportunity, map in hand, so we will not get lost, but distance cannot be guaranteed. Expect some hills, rocks, roots, possible stream crossings. Bring lunch, water, snacks.
WHERE: White Clay Creek State Park – Nine Foot Road
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.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELLED: No