Big Elk Creek State Park – Strickersville Lot
338 Strickersville Rd
From 896 at the DE/MD/PA state line. Continue north on PA-896 for 0.8 mi. Turn left onto Strickersville Rd & proceed 2.4 mi. Appleton Rd will be crossed along the way. The parking lot will be on your left, up a little steep hill, immediately off of Strickersville Rd. It is difficult to see from the road. If you reach Augustine Dr on the left, you have just passed it.
This PA State Preserve is adjacent to the northern boundary of Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area. Formerly: “The Strawbridge Farm”. Then it was acquired by PA-DCNR in 2018 as an addition to the White Clay Creek Preserve and was known as “White Clay Creek State Preserve – Big Elk Creek”. BEC became it’s own PA State park in 2022.