DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Start 6-7 mile hike at Nine Foot Road Parking Lot at 9AM. Bring water and snacks. Directions: On Paper Mill Road from Newark turn left on Thompson’s Station Road. In less than one mile at sign for WCCSP, turn right on to Nine Foot Road. The lot is on the right.
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.