Hiking The White Clay Creek State Park

The MOST popular hiking trail in Delaware.

North of Newark in the White Clay Creek State Park, this 15-mile in-and-out section of the 190-mile Mason-Dixon Trail traces gentle hills and streams through the Mid-Atlantic flood plain near the states northern border. From the trailhead, hike 3.5 miles through oak, maple, and poplar forests to the creek, which is a nesting ground for warblers, blue herons, and hawks. Follow the trail through field and forest an additional 4 miles into Pennsylvania and turn around at London Tract Road for the afternoons hike back.

To reach the trailhead from Wilmington, take US 95 15 miles south to SR 896; then head north four miles into the state park.

Overall, White Clay Creek State Park is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 6 hikes in Delaware.

White Clay Creek State Park Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  White Clay Creek State Park (302) 368-6900; Delaware Tourism (800) 441-8846..

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Delaware" from David Lillard

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  Boulevard B&B, Wilmington (302) 656-9700.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.destateparks.com/

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Date Updated:  8/6/2016

ID:  6865

White Clay Creek State Park Hiking Map

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