DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Nature Center Parking Lot, DE Leader: Peggy Bell (302-299-8956, E: ). Meet at 9 AM in the DE Nature Center Parking area. The hike is about 6-7 miles in WCCSP. Bring, snacks, and water. Directions– The Nature Center is at the end of a gravel road that runs north off of Hopkins Road, about halfway between Thompson Station Road and New London Road (Rt. 896, north of Newark). There is a parking fee as this is a DE State Park.
WHERE: White Clay Creek State Park – Nature Center
White Clay Creek State Park – Nature Center 1475 Creek Rd Newark, DE
From the intersection of DE-896 and Cleveland Avenue, proceed north on DE-896 for 2.6 miles. Turn right onto Hopkins Rd and proceed 1.0 mile. Take the first left onto Tweeds Mill Rd. Continue up the road and the lot entrance will be on your second left.
This section of Creek Road is very close to Hopkins Bridge.