DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This will be a multi-loop hike, including woods, fields, and garden paths. Wear boots or hiking shoes for rough woodland terrain. Bring water and lunch. Restrooms are available at several locations. Please note this is a specially arranged hike.
WHERE: Winterthur Grounds and Gardens – Picnic House
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.810091, -75.603654
NEAREST ADDRESS: 5105 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE
Winterthur Grounds and Gardens – Picnic House 5105 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-141 (Centerville Rd) & DE-52 (Kennett Pike), proceed north on DE-52 for 2.4 mi. At the traffic light on DE-52 and Old Kennett Rd, turn right into the main gate of Winterthur, Follow the signs to the visitors' parking lot . Do not park in the bus stalls. Meet at far end of Visitors' Parking Lot, adjacent to the "Picnic House".
Fees are charged year round here, but the club sometimes arranges special hikes with passes.