DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
This is a multi-loop hike including rustic woodlands, fields, and garden paths. Wear boots or hiking shoes for rough woodland terrain. Included on the hike will be visits to some of the newly installed follies on the grounds. (Follie: an imaginative, whimsical garden structure.) Bring water and lunch. Please note this is a specially arranged hike.
WHERE: Winterthur Grounds and Gardens – Picnic House
NEAREST ADDRESS: 5105 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE
Winterthur Grounds and Gardens – Picnic House 5105 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE
From the intersection of DE-141 (Centre 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.
No future events at this location
ADMIN FINALIZE: ACTUAL MILEAGE: PARTICIPANT COUNT: VOLUNTEER HOURS: EVENT CANCELED: No