Welcome!

The Chester County Trail Club is a group of individuals who enjoy hiking, backpacking and other outdoor recreational activities. Club members also participate in building, maintaining and advocating for the protection of trails for public use.

Whether you've logged a zillion miles or have never been on a hike before, you are sure to find something that piques your interest in our extensive schedule.
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CCTC schedules hikes throughout the week as well as a monthly Full Moon hike. All hikes are led by member volunteers. The hike description includes the degree of difficulty so you can choose one that matches your ability. Check out the Hiking Tips page for detailed information.

Club members also enjoy many social gatherings such as the annual banquet that honors those who have hiked the most miles during the year.

***COVID-19 Statement- updated 11-22-20 Please Read!

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Considering COVID-19 restrictions, CCTC's Board of Directors has adopted a set of requirements for the Club, for the Club's Hike Leaders, and for individuals participating in Club activities. The current document listing those requirements can be found here.

Hike Schedule

Log In to your CCTC Member Account to view the full schedule. If you are not a member, you are welcome to try out any of the public hikes listed in the calendar before joining. You can easily become a member here

*NOTE: All Hike attendees, club members and general public, acknowledge they are signing the Club's Liability Release & Hold Harmless Agreement when they sign their name to the Hike Sign In sheet or allow the Hike Leader to add their name for them.

Hiking Schedule

    • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, April 22, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-6577, for a brisk hike in the Preserve. There are bail out points for those who do not want to do 10 miles. Meet at the Cannery Rd parking lot. Directions: PA 162 West out of West Chester to left on Cannery Rd to Preserve on right. Address: 1199 Cannery Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320.Google Maps coordinates: W7CF+HP Coatesville, Pennsylvania. GPS coordinates: 39.921478107911035, -75.72571766035901 Bring hat, water and snack.


    • Thursday, April 22, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, April 23, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, April 23, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Friday, April 23, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-6577, for a brisk hike in the Preserve. There are bail out points for those who do not want to do 10 miles. Meet at the Cannery Rd parking lot. Directions: PA 162 West out of West Chester to left on Cannery Rd to Preserve on right. Address: 1199 Cannery Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320.Google Maps coordinates: W7CF+HP Coatesville, Pennsylvania. GPS coordinates: 39.921478107911035, -75.72571766035901 Bring hat, water and snack.


    • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  From Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( for entrance is the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Bring water and snacks.

    • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4935 Orchard Rd. Schnecksville, PA. Lehigh County.

     Meet HL Frank Tallent, 610-248-5045, for a moderately paced hike in this nature preserve. Due to the challenging terrain, there will be some early exit ramps provided. Directions: Proceed on Route. 309 North past Allentown to the intersection of Orchard Rd. which is about 200 feet past the Schnecksville Diner, (now open) located on the right. Turn left at the light, Orchard Rd. Drive 1.2 miles to the trailhead parking on the right.  Google: M94M+CC Schnecksville, Pennsylvania. Address: 4935 Orchard Rd. Schnecksville, PA. Lehigh County. Bring Water, snacks and lunch.

    • Sunday, April 25, 2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4651 Washington Ave Extension, Wilmington, Delaware 19809

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410, at the Mansion parking lot. This loop hike will take us around the perimeter of the Park. Directions: Take Route 202 South  to Naamans Rd.(Route 92) in Delaware. Make a left on Naamans Rd. & continue to the second traffic light and make a right on Shipley Rd.. Follow Shipley for  4.4 miles to Washington St. Turn right & immediately turn right into park entrance (Rockwood park). Address: 4651 Washington Ave Extension, Wilmington, Delaware 19809. Bring water and snacks.

    • Sunday, April 25, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, Delaware 19809

     Meet HL Don Barber 484-667-7407 at the Mansion parking lot. This loop hike that will take us around the perimeter of the Park. Directions: Take Route 202 South  to Naamans Rd.(Route 92) in Delaware. Make a left on Naamans Rd. & continue to the second traffic light and make a right on Shipley Rd.. Follow Shipley for  4.4 miles to Washington St. Turn right & immediately turn right into park entrance (Rockwood park). Address: 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, Delaware 19809. Bring water and snacks.

    • Monday, April 26, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa 19335

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown,  Address:101 Wallace Ave. Downingtown, PA 19335.Directions: From west on Bus. Route 30, turn right onto Wallace Avenue (at the traffic light in the center of Downingtown). At the next traffic light, continue straight across and turn right into the Rite Aid parking lot. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Pink Moon.

    • Tuesday, April 27, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (  Adress is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

    Meet HL Pete Hinckley, 610-273-3639, in the main parking lot near Hibernia Mansion. Directions: Take Route 30 bypass to Route 82 North. Go north on Route 82 for about 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road, turn left and go another 2 miles to park entrance on the left. Address: 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, April 29, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, April 30, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, April 30, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, May 01, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks

    • Saturday, May 01, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Rd, Slatington, PA 18080

    Meet HL Mike Miller, 610-350-6114 (c) for a loop hike up Blue Mountain from Lehigh Gap Nature Center. Hike up to North Trail, along the ridge, then north on AT to return to LGNC. Directions: From the Mahoning Valley Interchange of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike proceed 1.7 miles west/south toward Lehighton on US Route 209. Turn left on PA Route 248, and proceed 6.8 miles to bridge across the Lehigh at PA Route 873. Turn left across bridge following signs for Slatington, and go 0.6 miles to Paint Mill Road (hard left turn at sign for Lehigh Gap Nature Center.) Go up road for 0.5 mile; park in lot. Bring water, lunch and snacks. Steady rain cancels. 

    Address: 8844 Paint Mill Rd, Slatington, PA 18080, 

    GPS: 40.78502996600933, -75.60915056674047



    • Sunday, May 02, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Tyler State Park, 40.232624, -74.972978

    Meet HL Joe Kiczek (c) 484-639-8824, at the Boat Dock Parking Lot for a hike through areas rich in historic and scenic interest. Trails are a mix of gravel, pavement and bridle.  DIRECTIONS: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Route 1 Exit, drive north on Route 1 for 3.9 miles and take exit toward PA-413, drive north on PA-413 for 3.7 miles turn left onto PA-332 W, drive 1.8 miles to the Tyler State Park entrance on your left. After entering the park turn right in 0.3 miles onto Main Park Road and continue another 1.2 miles to the parking lot on the right. Modern restrooms are available. Bring water and snacks.

    ADDRESS: 101 Swamp Road Newtown, PA 18940.

    GPS Coordinates: 40.232624, -74.972978

    Google Maps: 62MG+3R Newtown, Pennsylvania.



    • Monday, May 03, 2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

     Meet HLs George March, 610.384.3753 (H), and John Silveri, 610.857.3618 (H), in the main parking lot near Hibernia Mansion for a hike throughout the park, including the park’s recently acquired additional 210 acres.  Bailouts will be available within a 5-7 mile distance during the hike. Directions:  Take US Route 30 bypass to PA Route 82 north.  Go north on Route 82 for 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road, turn left and go 1.2 miles to the first park entrance (Park Road) on the left. Go 0.4 miles to the parking lot beside the mansion.  Address: 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320. GPS Coordinates: 40.03015 -75.84099. Google Maps Plus Code: 25J5-7G Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Bring water, lunch, and snack.


    • Tuesday, May 04, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( address is for the  house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, May 05, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Trailhead parking lot off of Fulton Street in Ephrata. PA

    TRAIL: Meet HL Don Barber, 484-667-7407(C), at the trailhead at the parking lot off of Fulton St in Ephrata. This trail is constructed along an abandoned section of the Reading Railroad. This is one of two developed with another two still to come. This will be an out and back hike on a gravel surface. Directions: from Chester County, Take Route. 322 West to the town of Ephrata. Go to the middle of town and look for State Street Make a left on State Street and go a short distance to East Fulton Street, Make a left turn onto Fulton Street and go about 500 feet to the parking lot on the right. Bring a snack and water.

    • Wednesday, May 05, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, May 06, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, May 07, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Saturday, May 08, 2021
    • 9:45 AM (EDT)
    • Lehigh Gorge State Park, Jim Thorpe entrance, GPS Coordinates: 40.881762,-75.762694

    Meet HL Larry Priori, 484-459-5445 (c), for a moderately paced hike in the Lehigh Valley. We'll hike up parts of the beautiful Glen Onoko Falls Trail, loop over to the 1000 steps, visit the abandoned rail tunnel and explore a trail on the East side of the River. Sturdy hiking boots required. Gloves recommended. Optional stop at Riverwalk post hike .Directions: Take NE Extension of PA Turnpike (I476) north to Mahoning Valley Exit. Take Route 209 South through Lehighton to Jim Thorpe, Pa. Turn right across bridge on PA Route 903 and then immediate left on Main Street. At about 1/4 mile, watch for a small sign on the left for Lehigh Gorge, Glen Onoko. Continue on this road to parking lot just before bridge over river. Look for my silver Honda CRV with tailgate open. Bring water, lunch, snacks, and a sense of humor. Leave time for some traffic congestion in Jim Thorpe. Please observe current Covid 19 recommendations. We will not be doing the closed portion of the Falls Trail, but will do the upper section. GPS Coordinates: 40.881762,-75.762694   Google Maps: V6JP+JV Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania       



    • Sunday, May 09, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd., Chesterbrook, PA

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox (484-432-2150) at Wilson Farm Park. Directions: Route 202 exit at Chesterbrook Boulevard; proceed to the second stoplight (Lee Road) and turn right. There is a Stop sign at the entrance to Wilson Farm Park. Turn right and park .Address: 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, PA. Bring snacks and water Note: Class will depend on participants.

    • Sunday, May 09, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • Red Lobster ( back parking lot) 309 Rocky Run Pky, Talleyville, Delaware

     Meet HL Don Barber,484-667-7407, for a loop hike around this wooded area. Meet in the rear parking lot of Red Lobster Restaurant. Directions: Take Route 202 South approximately one mile south of Naamans Rd.to the intersection of Woodland Rd which is across from the Concord Mall, in Delaware. Address: 309 Rocky Run Pky, Talleyville,  Delaware. Bring a snack and water.

    • Tuesday, May 11, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, May 12, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 477 Locust Grove, West Chester, PA

    Meet HL Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001, at Pocopson Park parking area  for a walk along the park trails and adjoining trails.  Directions: Take Route 52 South from West Chester to the roundabout near the Pocopson Home. Take the Lenape-Unionville Road exit from the roundabout (the second exit) and proceed 0.5 mile to a right turn onto Locust Grove Road. Proceed 0.5 mile to Corinne Road, then left for about 100 feet, then right at the stop sign back onto Locust Grove Road.  The third driveway on the right leads to the parking lot, about 0.1 mile. Address: 477 Locust Grove, West Chester.

    GPS Coordinates: 39.906818, -75.671106  Bring water and snacks. .


    • Wednesday, May 12, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, May 13, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 515 Painter Road, Media, Pa 19063

     Meet Hike Leader George March, 610.384.3753 (H), in the area behind the Arboretum’s Visitor Center for a hike exploring the Arboretum’s outer, inner, and connecting trails. This is a joint hike with Tyler Arboretum members, and members of the public are also invited to participate. Tyler membership, guest passes, or payment of entry fees is required. Admissions are: Adults (ages 18-64): $15; Seniors (65+): $13; Military and students with valid ID: $9, Tyler members -Free. To expedite entry processing through the Visitor Center, Tyler is requesting pre-registration from their Website’s Event Calendar page. CCTC does not have a registration requirement; there is no number of hikers limit. The gate to the parking lot opens at 8:00 AM; park there and then check in at the Visitor Center window. Proceed to circle-up at 9:30 AM in front of the Barn on the grass area. Directions: From West Chester travel south on route PA 352 (Middletown Road), turn east (left) onto Forge Road to merge with Painter Road, then 400 yards south to entry gate and parking lot on the left. Address: 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063. GPS Coordinates: N39.93487 W07544088. Google Maps Plus Code: WHM5+XJ Lima, PA. Bring water and snack.   https://www.tylerarboretum.org/calendar

    • Thursday, May 13, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, May 14, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, May 14, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, May 15, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks

    • Saturday, May 15, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 855 S. New St, West Chester. GPS39.936021, -75.599458.
    Meet HL MIke MIller, 610-350-6114 (c)  for a hike starting at the Robert B. Gordon Natural Area for Environmental Studies parking lot on Stadium Road, just beyond the West Chester University Farrell Stadium. Directions: From the intersection  of Price and High St, in West Chester, take Price St, southwest for 0.3 miles to New St. Make a left onto S. New St and go 1.4 miles to the intersection of New, Tigue, and Stadium. Turn left onto Stadium Rd. Go about 0.2 to the parking lot on the left. Address: 855 S. New St, West Chester. GPS39.936021, -75.599458. Bring water and a snack.


    • Saturday, May 15, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 2150 Green Lane Road, Green Lane PA ( Montgomery County)

    Meet HL Frank Tallent (610-248-5045 cell).  Directions:  Take Route. 422 west, exit at Route. 29 north.  Continue on 29 and go approximately 15 miles through the town of Green Lane.  At the intersection of routes 29 and 63 go for 0.3 miles, turn left on Hill Rd. and cross a river.  At the “Y” stay left onto Green Lane Rd.  Parking lot is to the left of the tennis courts and amphitheater. GPS:40.3370425,-75.4839886. Google Coordinates :  8GP8+Q8 Green Lane, PennsylvaniaAddress: 2150 Green Lane Rd., Green Lane, Pa. (Montgomery County).  Bring a snack, lunch, and water

    • Sunday, May 16, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • See directions to trailhead

    Meet HL Ed Orr, 610-858-0536, for a hike around and up Monacacy Hill near Douglasville. Directions: From the intersection of Routs 422 and 100, take Route 422 West for 5.9 miles and turn right onto Hill Road. Drive on Hill Road for .9 miles and turn left onto Geiger Road. Parking and trailhead will be on the left. GPS: 40.28099804758027, -75.75405529266745. This hike is relatively easy except for one section that gets you to the top of the mountain for your aerial view to the west. Bring snack and water

    • Sunday, May 16, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

    Meet HL Jennifer Riseon, 484-459-1432, in the main parking lot near Hibernia Mansion.  Directions:  Take Route 30 bypass to Route 82 north.  Go north on Route 82 for about 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road, turn left and go another 2 miles to the park entrance on the left. Address: 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320. Bring water and snack

    • Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 191 County Park Road, Pottstown, PA 19465

    Meet HL Pete Hinckley, 610-506-0799, for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: From West Chester, take Route 100 North to Route 23. Turn left onto Route 23 West to Knauertown (3.2 miles west from Route 100). Turn left onto County Park Road and then first left into Warwick County Park. Meet at the parking lot near the pavilion. Address: 191 County Park Road, Pottstown, PA 19465.  Bring water and a snack. Rain cancels.

    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, May 20, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, May 21, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, May 21, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, May 22, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Boathouse Park, Swatara Creek ( see directions)

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella- Fox, 484-432-2150, at Boathouse Park, Swatara Creek for a hike to Manada Bottom Road and back. There will be some road walking. Directions: From US-422 in Downtown /Hershey, north on Route 743 for 0.8 miles, cross Hershey Park Drive for 1.2 miles to Boat House Rd/Swatara Rd. Left on Boathouse Rd., then Right into the park.  Bring water, snacks and lunch.. Porta Jon available.

    • Sunday, May 23, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1445 Pikeland Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 for a moderate hike through woods and fields. Directions: From the intersection of Route 401 & Route 113, go north on Route 113 for 2.0 miles to Pikeland Road (Hallman's General Store is on corner). Turn right and drive 0.5 miles to entrance on left. Follow drive up hill and turn right behind large barn to park. Address: 1445 Pikeland Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425. Bring water and snack

    • Sunday, May 23, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 1445 Pikeland Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 for a moderate hike through woods and fields. Directions: From the intersection of Route 401 & Route 113, go north on Route 113 for 2.0 miles to Pikeland Road (Hallman's General Store is on corner). Turn right and drive 0.5 miles to entrance on left. Follow drive up hill and turn right behind large barn to park. Address: 1445 Pikeland Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425. Bring water and snack

    • Tuesday, May 25, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Malcolm Wise, 610-356-6478, for hike on the bike path in Ridley Creek State Park. Meet in the lower parking lot below the park office .Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the lower parking lot. Address: ( address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA . Bring water and snacks.

    • Tuesday, May 25, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( addres is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, May 27, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 3 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

    Meet HLs Joe Kiczek (484-639-8824) and Ingrid Cantarella Fox (484-432-2150) at the Chadds Ford Elementary School. ADDRESS: 3 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Directions: From the intersection of Route 202 and Route 1, go south on Route 1 for 2.9 miles. The school is on your right, park in the lower gravel lot on your left. GPS COORDINATES: 39.873563, -75.599313 Google Maps: VCF2+C7 Chadds Ford, PA We will be cutting back overgrowth, mowing grass and clearing obstructions along the trail. Bring water, snacks, gloves, loppers and pruning/shears.



    • Thursday, May 27, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Thursday, May 27, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa 19335

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown,  Address:101 Wallace Ave. Downingtown, PA 19335.Directions: From west on Bus. Route 30, turn right onto Wallace Avenue (at the traffic light in the center of Downingtown). At the next traffic light, continue straight across and turn right into the Rite Aid parking lot. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Flower Moon.

    • Friday, May 28, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, May 28, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, May 29, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks

    • Saturday, May 29, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • GPS: 40.6256366, -75.9534752

    Meet HL Mike Miller, 610-350-6114 (c) for up and back hike on mainly forest service roads. Directions: From the Lehigh Valley Interchange of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike proceed west for 26.9 miles on I-78 to Exit 35 Lenhartsville. Get off, turn left on PA Route 143, and go north for 3.9 miles to Hawk Mountain Road (gas station at intersection.) Turn left and travel 4.9 miles to Eckville. Turn left on Pine Swamp Road at open bus stop shelter, and go 0.5 miles over and down a steep hill to access the road on right for game lands parking area. Enter and park. Bring water, lunch and snacks. Steady rain cancels.

    GPS: 40.6256366, -75.9534752



    • Sunday, May 30, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 860 Springton Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343

    Meet HL George March, 610-384-3753 (H), in the parking lot at Springton Manor Farm for a loop hike on the interconnected trails on the historical farm property.  (https://www.chesco.org/4627/Springton-Manor-Farm Directions:  From the US 30 Bypass intersection with US 322, drive on Route 322 West for 4 miles to the intersection of Springton Road.  (The Springton Road intersection with Route 322 is at the fifth traffic light on Route 322, west of the Route 30 Bypass, including the traffic light immediately west of the Bypass at the Route 322 West (off) and Route 30 West (on) ramps.) Turn right (north) onto Springton Road and drive 1.6 miles to the farm entrance on the right.  Address: 860 Springton Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343.  GPS Coordinates:  40.06994  -75.77719.   Google Maps Plus Code 369F+X4 Glenmoore, Pennsylvania.  Bring water and snack

    • Sunday, May 30, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 1647 Bondsville Road, Downingtown, PA 19335

    Meet HL George March, 610-384-3753 (H), for a first- ever CCTC hike in East Brandywine Township’s Bondsville Mill Park, including a trail along Beaver Creek and other trails on the historical grounds of an 18th  century grist mill - 20th  century textile mill. (https://www.ebrandywine.org/facilities/facility/details/Bondsville-Mill-Park-13) The hike is Class B distances for everyone, consisting of three 2+ mile loops, with bailout opportunities at 2+ and 4+ miles. Meet in the park’s parking lot.  Directions: Exit the US Route 30 Bypass at PA 340 (Thorndale); PA 340 is Bondsville Road at this point. Drive west on PA 340/Bondsville Road to the stop sign at 0.6 miles, then bear right to continue on Bondsville Road 0.7 miles to the parking lot on the right.  Address: (Parking Lot) 1647 Bondsville Road Downingtown, PA  19335. GPS Coordinates: 40.02152  -75.76027 Google Maps Plus Code:  26CQ+JV Downingtown, Pennsylvania.  Bring water and snack


    • Tuesday, June 01, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( Address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802 (Parking lot on the right)

    Meet HLs Mike and Peggy Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C) and 610-299-3883. Meet at the Brandywine Zoo parking lot for a hike through several Wilmington parks, including Alapocas Woods. Directions: Take US 202 South several miles into Delaware; stay in the right lane and take the Augustine Cutoff exit on your right. Continue straight through the traffic light and in 0.3 mile take the first exit on the roundabout to continue on West  Park Dr. for 1.3 miles. After crossing the high bridge over the Brandywine, turn left onto Lovering Ave. Continue on Lovering Ave for about 1 mile then take the third left to turn onto Van Buren St. Cross the bridge and immediately turn right onto N. Park Dr. Brandywine Zoo Parking lot will be on your right just past the zoo. Address:( for Zoo) 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802.If you use GPS, just ask for directions to Brandywine Zoo parking. Bring water and a snack.

    • Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, June 03, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 515 Painter Road, Media, Pa 19063

     Meet Hike Leader George March, 610.384.3753 (H), in the area behind the Arboretum’s Visitor Center for a hike exploring the Arboretum’s outer, inner, and connecting trails. This is a joint hike with Tyler Arboretum members, and members of the public are also invited to participate. Tyler membership, guest passes, or payment of entry fees is required. Admissions are: Adults (ages 18-64): $15; Seniors (65+): $13; Military and students with valid ID: $9, Tyler members -Free. To expedite entry processing through the Visitor Center, Tyler is requesting pre-registration from their Website’s Event Calendar page. CCTC does not have a registration requirement; there is no number of hikers limit. The gate to the parking lot opens at 8:00 AM; park there and then check in at the Visitor Center window. Proceed to circle-up at 9:30 AM in front of the Barn on the grass area. Directions: From West Chester travel south on route PA 352 (Middletown Road), turn east (left) onto Forge Road to merge with Painter Road, then 400 yards south to entry gate and parking lot on the left. Address: 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063. GPS Coordinates: N39.93487 W07544088. Google Maps Plus Code: WHM5+XJ Lima, PA. Bring water and snack.   https://www.tylerarboretum.org/calendar

    • Thursday, June 03, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, June 04, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, June 04, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, June 05, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 470 Geigertown Road, Douglassville, PA 19518

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 for an adventure hike with hills on some unexplored trails. All off road. Meet at Gun club parking lot. Directions: From Route. 23 West, turn right onto Route. 345. Stay on Route 345 past French Creek State Park, and past Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site to Geigertown road. Left turn on Geigertown to right turn into parking at the gun club. Sign is hard to see but driveway is just pass the Horse-Shoe Trail post on your right. Address: Birdsboro Rod & Gun Club, 470 Geigertown Rd., Douglassville, PA 19518 Bring water, snack and lunch

    • Sunday, June 06, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1368 Prizer Road, Pottstown, PA 19465

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, at Welkinweir for this hike around the park and on a newly re-routed section of the Horse-Shoe Trail. Directions: From Route 401: Take Route 100 North to Prizer Rd, West on Prizer Rd to Welkinweir. Parking on your left past the first driveway with a Welkinweir sign (which goes to the residence and Green Valley Association offices) to the next open driveway which leads to the parking lot. (lot will be opened no sooner than 9:00 AM). Address: 1368 Prizer Road, Pottstown, PA 19465 Bring water and snack. No restrooms

    • Sunday, June 06, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 1368 Prizer Road, Pottstown, PA 19465

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, at Welkinweir for this hike around the park and on a newly re-routed section of the Horse-Shoe Trail. Directions: From Route 401: Take Route 100 North to Prizer Rd, West on Prizer Rd to Welkinweir. Parking on your left past the first driveway with a Welkinweir sign (which goes to the residence and Green Valley Association offices) to the next open driveway which leads to the parking lot. (lot will be opened no sooner than 9:00 AM). Address: 1368 Prizer Road, Pottstown, PA 19465 Bring water and snack. No restrooms

    • Tuesday, June 08, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: ( address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 . Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, June 09, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • see directions

    Meet HLs Joe Kiczek, 484-639-8824 (cell) and Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150 (cell) on Little Conestoga Road at the north of the lake. Directions: From the Rite Aid on Wallace Ave. in Downingtown, take Route 282/Wallace Ave/Creek Road west for 6.8 miles. Turn right onto Marshall Road and go 1.2 miles (at 1st stop sign continue straight-Marshall Road becomes Little Conestoga Road at this point). Turn right at the next stop sign and stay on Little Conestoga for 0.6 miles. Park on the south side of the road just pass Popjoy Lane. GPS: 40.08469, -75.727219. Google Maps: 37MC+WW Glenmoore, PA. Work will involve cutting back overgrowth, mowing grass, and clearing obstructions along the trail. Bring water, snacks, gloves, loppers, and pruning shears along with water and a snack

    • Wednesday, June 09, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, June 10, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, June 11, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, June 11, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, June 12, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks

    • Saturday, June 12, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park, GPS: 39.955644, -75.451609.
     Meet HL Mike Miller, 610-350-6114 (c) in the upper parking lot in front of the park office. Directions: From intersection of PA Route 352 and Gradyville Road go north on Gradyville Road for 1 mile to park entrance. Turn right into park onto Sandy Flash Road; then take first right to office and proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (address is for the house across the street)  351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 GPS Coordinates 39.955644, -75.451609. Bring water and snacks. Steady rain cancels


    • Sunday, June 13, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Kerr Park, Wallace Ave. Downingtown,

    Meet HL Joe Kiczek (C) 484-639-8824, in Kerr Park parking lot for an out and back hike on the Brandywine Trail. We will hike through Kerr and Johnstown Parks, several residential streets, on the abandoned trolley tracks, and then along the Brandywine Creek to Harmony Hill. DIRECTIONS: From the intersection of US Business 30 (Lincoln Highway), Route 322 (Brandywine Ave.), and Route 282 (Wallace Ave.) in central Downingtown, travel north on Wallace Ave. past the Rite-Aid drugstore on the right. Turn left into the Kerr Park parking lot driveway, immediately past the Downingtown Library on the left. Bring water and snacks.

    ADDRESS: Downingtown Library, 122 Wallace Ave., Downingtown.

    GPS Coordinates: 40.010063, -75.704938.

    Google Maps: 276W+22 Downingtown, PA



    • Sunday, June 13, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 860 Springton Road, Glenmore, PA 19343

    Meet HL Charlie McMahon (484-716-4907) for a hike at Springton Manor. Directions:  From the US 30 Bypass intersection with US 322, drive west on Route 322 for 4 miles to the intersection of Springton Road.  Turn right (north) onto Springton Road and drive 1.6 miles to the farm entrance on the right.  The Springton Road intersection with Route 322 is at the fifth traffic light on Route 322 West of the Route 30 Bypass, including the traffic light immediately west of the bypass at the Route 322 West (off) and Route 30 West (on) ramps. Address: 860 Springton Road, Glenmoore, Pa 19343. Please arrive and park adjacent to the Manor House. The entrance to the parking is the first driveway on your right upon entering the park.  Bring water and snack

    • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 132 Church Farm Lane, Exton, PA

    Meet HL Kathy Mullen 610-719-7616 (cell) at the main parking lot for the Exton Park. Directions: From the cross roads of Business Route 30 and Route 100 (Exton), go east on Route 30 to Ship Road and make a left. Go to the first light (Swedesford Road) and make a right. Pass the gravel parking lot and turn right onto Church Farm Lane (If you get to the light you missed the turn and need to turn around). Follow Church Farm Lane to the next right and park in the main paved parking lot. Address: 132 Church Farm Lane, Exton. Bring a snack and water

    • Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, June 17, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, June 18, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, June 18, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, June 19, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 170 North Chapman Road, Doylestown, PA

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 for a hike around Lake Galena and in the woods. We will do the lake first and then the woods trails after lunch. Bailout point at lunch. Directions: Use your GPS to find the Nature Center. If you can’t do that, email HL for directions from King of Prussia. If we can car pool, we will meet at the IMAX in King of Prussia. Address: 170 N Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA. Trails can be wet .GPS: 40.339954, -75.171253 Bring water, snack & lunch.

    • Sunday, June 20, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • see directions

     Meet  HL Charlie McMahon  (484-716-4907) at the west boat dock in Marsh Creek State Park. Directions: Take Route. 282 West (Wallace Avenue north) out of Downingtown for 5 miles to the village of Lyndell. Turn right onto Lyndell Road and follow signs to Marsh Creek State Park. Bring water and snack

    • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (  address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 2060 Charlestown Road Malvern, Pa

    HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 ingridcf@verizon.net in the parking lot of Charlestown Elementary School for this clean-up and trim on the Horse-Shoe Trail. Bring loppers/pruning shears, gloves. If you can hike, you can maintain. We need folks to blaze, trim, checkout the trail during the growing season, etc. Directions: from West Chester, take Route 202 North to Route 29 North When Route 29 goes Right, continue straight on Charlestown Road. School is up the hill on your Right.  Enter the second driveway and park in the back. Address: 2060 Charlestown Road, Malvern, PA     GPS: 40.080254, -75.545461   Bring water and a snack. NO RESTROOMS.

     



    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, June 24, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Thursday, June 24, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa 19335

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown,  Address:101 Wallace Ave. Downingtown, PA 19335.Directions: From west on Bus. Route 30, turn right onto Wallace Avenue (at the traffic light in the center of Downingtown). At the next traffic light, continue straight across and turn right into the Rite Aid parking lot. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Strawberry Moon.

    • Friday, June 25, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, June 25, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, June 26, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks

    • Saturday, June 26, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Binkey Lee Preserve, 1445 Pikeland Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425

    Meet HL Mike Miller, 610-350-6114 (c) for a moderate hike through woods and fields. Directions: From the intersection of PA Route 401 & PA Route 113, go north on Route 113 for 2.0 miles to Pikeland Road (Hallman's General Store is on corner). Turn right and drive 0.5 miles to entrance on left. Follow drive up hill and turn right behind large barn to park. Bring water and snack. Steady rain cancels

    Address: 1445 Pikeland Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425

    GPS: 40.0964766, -75.6029676

    Google +Code: 39WW+HR Chester Springs, Pennsylvania



    • Saturday, June 26, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 761 Stafford Road, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

    Meet HL George March, 610-384-3753 (H), at 9:00 AM for a series of interconnected loop hikes throughout the park, including along an abandoned railbed beside the Susquehanna river, and visits to three Maryland Champion trees along the trail.   (https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/susquehanna.aspx Directions:  From the intersection of PA Route 10 and the US 1 Bypass in southern Chester County north of Oxford, drive south 16.4 miles on US 1 to turn left onto Shuresville Road (signed) after crossing the Conowingo Dam. (The first roadway left …not the Conowingo Dam parking area.) Travel 1.7 miles on Shuresville Road to the “Y” intersection with Stafford Road (Take left branch of the “Y” to the Stop sign at Stafford Road.) Turn left and travel 3.7 miles on Stafford Road to the parking lot on the left at Rock Run Grist Mill.  Address: 761 Stafford Road, Havre de Grace, MD  21078.GPS Coordinates:  39.60806  -76.14244.  Google Maps Plus Code:  JV55+62 Port Deposit, Maryland. Bring water, snack, and lunch.

    • Sunday, June 27, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1700 Wilson Road, Malvern, PA 19355

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox 484-432-2150 in the Wilson Road parking lot near covered bridge.  Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north to the covered bridge. Left through the bridge onto Yellow Springs road. Right on Wilson Road to parking lot on your right. Address: 1700 Wilson Rd, Malvern, PA 19355 Restrooms available. Bring snack and water.

    • Sunday, June 27, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 101 Wallace Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335

    ​Meet HL Charlie McMahon (484-716-4907) at the Rite Aid Drugstore in Downingtown, at the intersection of Pennsylvania Ave. and Wallace Ave. Directions: From west on Bus. Route 30, turn right onto Wallace Avenue (at the traffic light in the center of Downingtown). At the next traffic light, continue straight across and turn right into the Rite Aid parking lot. Park cars facing Wallace Avenue. Address: 101 Wallace Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335. Bring snack and water

    • Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (  address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • see directions

    Meet HL Bill Gehrman, 610-996-3512 (cell), for a hike starting at the Brandywine River. There will be hills.  Directions: From Route 202 South, cross over Route 1, go 2.0 miles and turn right onto Smithbridge Road. Continue approx. 2.5 miles on Smithbridge Road. At the stop sign just before the covered bridge, turn left onto Creek Road. Go 0.2 miles to the parking lot on the right. GPS Coordinates: 39.83330, -75.57512. Bring water and snacks

    • Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, July 01, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, July 02, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, July 02, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.

    Meet HLs Kathy Borrell, 484-645-7068 (C), John Silveri, 610-857-3618 (H), or Mike Donnelly, 610-955-2001 (C), for a hike on the trails in and around the park. Directions: West on Route 30 to Route 10; turn left onto Route 10 and go 3.7 miles to Highland Rd. Turn right onto Highland Rd and go 3.3 miles to left onto Bailey Crossroads. Take the 1st right onto Schoff Rd and go about 1 mile and turn right into Wolf's Hollow Drive to the parking lot on the left. Bring water. Please Note: This hike will not be held on Fridays when there is an Adopt-A-Highway or other work hikes. Any questions or in doubt, contact one of the hike leaders.

    • Saturday, July 03, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Maggy Young, 610-564-6603. Directions: from Route 113 and Route 100, go north on Route 100. In approximately 1.0 mile take the jug-handle right onto Eagleview  Blvd. Go 0.3 miles and turn right onto Pennsylvania Ave. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Rice Blvd. Go 0.1 miles and turn left onto Wellington Square into the Town Center.  Park in the lot on right up the hill from Wellington Square Bookstore. Address: 549 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341.  Bring water and snacks.

    • Tuesday, July 06, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), for a moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park Directions:  from Route 352, go North on Gradyville Road for 1 mile; turn  onto Sandy Flash Road ( Park Entrance) and make a right onto the first road. Proceed to the upper parking lot. Address: (  address is for the house across the street from the main park entrance) 351 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.. Bring water and snacks.

    • Wednesday, July 07, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Valley Forge Park

      Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252 (H), 610-310-4519 (C), for a fast paced loop hike up, down and around Mt. Misery and Mt. Joy. Meet  at the Knox parking lot on Route 252 just east of the covered bridge. Directions: From Route 202, take Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) north for 1.2 miles. Lot is on the left. Bring water and a snack

    • Thursday, July 08, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the East Branch Brandywine Trail Parking lot which is located on Route 322 between Sugars Bridge Road and Skelp level Road. Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto the parking lot   From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto the parking lot. Address: 1085 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. GPS Coordinates: 39.96880. -75.67148.   Google Maps Plus Code :is X89H+G9 Altor, Pennsylvania. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome

    • Friday, July 09, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wilson Road Parking lot off of Yellow Springs Road

     Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, anytime between 7:00 & 8:15 AM for a “hill workout at your own pace,” for 4 circuits up and down the Wolfinger Trail at Mt. Misery or a loop up Mt Misery and back on Creek Trail. Sign-in sheet on hike leader’s car. New hikers please call the leader. Park in the Wilson Rd parking lot off of Yellow Springs Rd. Restrooms and water are available

    • Friday, July 09, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1399 Schoff Road Atglen, Pa.