DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This will be a 6.5 mile city hike. We will walk from Jasper Crane rose garden to Hagley via the prettiest street in Wilmington. Please meet and be ready to hike at 9:00 a.m. Bring snack and water. We will meet in the parking lot under the I-95 viaduct adjacent to the rose garden.
WHERE: Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.75701, -75.55184
NEAREST ADDRESS: 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
Wilmington State Parks – Jasper Crane Rose Garden 1700 North Park Drive Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-141 (Centre Rd) & DE-52 (Kennett Pike). Take DE-52 (Kennett Pike) south for 2.2 mi. Turn left onto N Franklin St & proceed 0.3 mi. Turn right onto Lovering Ave & proceed 0.1 mi. Turn left onto N Van Buren St (street sign is missing) & proceed 0.2 mi. Drive over the bridge. Turn left onto N Park Dr & proceed 0.1 mi. The parking lot will be on the left under a I-95 bridge.
Wilmington State Parks are home to “Brandywine Park”, the Brandywine Zoo, Baynard Stadium, Josephine Fountain & Jasper Crane Rose Garden.
The Jasper Crane Rose Garden is North of North Van Buren Street. Parking under I-95 is 0.1 mile north of North Van Buren Street