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

    • Monday, January 25, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Appalachian Trail Parking Lot off Route 183 at 7133-7183, Bethel , PA 19507

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez (610) 804-6577 at the AT parking lot off Route 183 at 7133-7183 PA-183, Bethel, PA 19507. Out and back hike. Bring water, lunch, snack

    GPS coordinates:40°31'37.1 -76°13'24.8

    Google + code:GQGM+49 Bethel, Pennsylvania



    • Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, January 28, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Thursday, January 28, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EST)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown, 101 Wallace Ave. 19335. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Wolf Moon.

    • Friday, January 29, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, January 29, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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, January 30, 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • Valley Creek/ East Whiteland Park

    PATRIOT”S TRAIL: Meet HLs Ingrid Cantarella-Fox and Glenn Owens at Valley Creek/ East Whiteland Park for this adventure loop hike on the proposed route of the Patriot's Trail. Trail is unmaintained and will have briars, trees etc. The return loop will be on existing trails and some road walking. Directions:  From the intersection of Routes 202 and Route 29, take Route 29 north for 0.7 mile. Right turn into the park, then immediate left to parking lot. Bring water, lunch and snacks. No restrooms

    • Saturday, January 30, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • Arrow Athletic Field Parking Lot

    Meet HL Bill Gehrman, 610-996-3512, for a hike in the Wissahickon Gorge. Bring Water and snacks.  We will start at the Walnut Lane Golf Course, parking at Arrow Athletic Field parking lot. GPS ( 40.029821560494426, -75.20365088152906 )  Head East on US-202 North.  Use right 3 lanes to merge onto I-76 East toward Philadelphia.  Take exit 338 for Belmont Ave toward Green Lane.   Turn left onto Green Lane  and stay in right lane to go straight, ,up the hill.  After .6 miles turn right onto Manayunk Ave.  After .3 miles turn left onto Roxborough Ave and go .5 miles.  Turn right onto Henry Ave. In .2 miles, turn left onto Walnut Lane. Take the next left and parking lot will be on your left, across Magnalena street from golf course.



    • Sunday, January 31, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EST)
    • 1 Park Lane, Downingtown, Pa

     Meet Hike Leader George March, 610-384-3753 (H), at Downingtown’s Kerr Park parking lot for a hike on the Lion’s Trail, the Brandywine Trail, and through Lloyd Park connecting each of them through Downingtown’s historic streets.

    Directions: From the intersection of US Business 30 (Lincoln Highway), Route 322 (Brandywine Ave.), and Route 282 (Wallace Avenue) 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 snack.



    • Monday, February 01, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 1001 Valley Road Hockessin, Delaware ( parking on right)

     Meet HL Joe Kiczek (c) 484-639-8824, at 9:30 AM Swift Memorial Park in Hockessin, Delaware. Hike is from Hockessin to Stateline Woods Preserve and back. Hike surfaces will be a mix of road and trails. Directions from Kennett Square (Route 1 & Route 82) Route 82 South (North Union St), North Union St becomes South Union St at State Street), South Union St becomes Kaolin Rd at Hillendale Rd. Continue on Kaolin Rd (turns right at Marshall Bridge Rd., Left on Chandler Mill Rd., Left at t-intersection onto Ewart Rd., Right at next intersection onto McGovern Rd., Left onto Lancaster Pike and stay right onto Old Lancaster Pike. Cross Valley Rd., Parking on right for Swift Memorial Park. Bring water, snack and lunch.

    GPS Coordinates: 39.788745,_-75.699287

    Google Maps: Q8Q2+F7 Hockessin, Delaware


    • Tuesday, February 02, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 11299 Cannery Road, Coatesville, Pa.

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-6577, for a hike in this Natural Lands Trust property. Address: 11299 Cannery Rd, Coatesville, PA. Directions: Take Route. 162 west out of West Chester for 8 miles to Cannery Rd. Turn left on Cannery Rd, go 0.4 miles to the driveway on your right. Go to the top of the driveway to park. Bring water and a snack. There will be bail out points along the way

    • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, February 04, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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.  The gate to the parking lot opens at 9:00 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. Bring water and snack.

    GPS Coordinates:  N39.93487  W075.44088.  Google Maps Plus Code:  WHM5+XJ Lima, PA. 

    https://www.tylerarboretum.org/


    • Thursday, February 04, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, February 05, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 05, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 06, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 101 Swamp Road, Newtown, Pa. 18940

     Meet HL Joe Kiczek, cell 484-639-8824 ,at the Boat Dock Parking Lot, 101 Swamp Road, Newtown, Pa. 18940. (GPS 40.2310939, -74.9528659) Take Pa. turnpike to Route 1 exit, north on Route 1 to Route 413 north for 5.5 miles.  Turn left onto Swamp Road entry (park entrance) at traffic light.  Drive 0.3 miles through Park (pass Park Office at 0.2 miles) Turn right at 0.3 miles onto Main Park Rd. and continue another 1.2 miles to parking lot on the right.  Trails are mixed pavement, gravel and bridle.  Bring water/snack

    • Sunday, February 07, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 100 Campbell Ford Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518
     Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-6577, for a hike. Bring water and a snack. We can stop for lunch at the end of the hike at the Fork & Ale. Address: 100 Campbell Ford Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518
    • Monday, February 08, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Parking lot off of Route 645 at 462-518 Geary Wolf Rd. Pine Grove, PA 17963

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez (610) 804-6577 at the AT parking lot off Rt 645 at 462-518 Geary Wolfe Rd, Pine Grove, PA 17963. Out and back hike. Bring water, lunch, snack

    GPS coordinates:40.5066875, -76.3773125

    Google + code:GJ4F+M3 Pine Grove, Pennsylvania



    • Tuesday, February 09, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 855 South New Street, West Chester, PA.

    Meet HL Bill Gehrman, 610-996-3512, 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 (855 S. New St, West Chester) GPS 39.936021, -75.599458. 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. Bring water and a snack.

    • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, February 11, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, February 12, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 12, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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.

    • Sunday, February 14, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Customers Bank 99 Bridge St. Phoenixville, PA. 19460

     Meet HL Joe Kiczek, (C) 484-639-8824, for a hike that has a bit of everything: canal, dams, locks, animals, nature sanctuaries.  Meet in the parking area behind Customers Bank and across from Iron Hill Brewery (Ashland St.) We will hike the Tow Path along the Schuylkill River and then take the Upper Schuylkill River Trail to the Upper Schuylkill Valley Park where we can see wolves, pigs, deer, and other critters at the park and then proceed back to Phoenixville on the path on the south side of the river.  Bring water and snacks

    • Monday, February 15, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 1001 Valley Road Hockessin, Delaware ( parking on right)

     Meet HL Joe Kiczek (c) 484-639-8824, at 9:30 AM Swift Memorial Park in Hockessin, Delaware. Hike is from Hockessin to Stateline Woods Preserve and back. Hike surfaces will be a mix of road and trails. Directions from Kennett Square (Route 1 & Route 82) Route 82 South (North Union St), North Union St becomes South Union St at State Street), South Union St becomes Kaolin Rd at Hillendale Rd. Continue on Kaolin Rd (turns right at Marshall Bridge Rd., Left on Chandler Mill Rd., Left at t-intersection onto Ewart Rd., Right at next intersection onto McGovern Rd., Left onto Lancaster Pike and stay right onto Old Lancaster Pike. Cross Valley Rd., Parking on right for Swift Memorial Park. Bring water, snack and lunch.

    GPS Coordinates: 39.788745,_-75.699287

    Google Maps: Q8Q2+F7 Hockessin, Delaware


    • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Parking lot on Pawlings Rd on right just north of Schuykill River bridge.

    Meet HL Kathy Borrell 610-593-7317 or cell 484-645-7068 at the Pawlings Road parking lot of Valley Forge National Park for a loop hike through the woods. Directions: Take Route 23 west toward Phoenixville.  Turn Right at Ferry Road traffic light to 3-way stop. Turn Right onto Pawlings Road.  Cross the Schuylkill River and the parking lot is on right immediately after the bridge.  Bring a snack and water.

    • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, February 18, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, February 19, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 19, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 20, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • Speedway Gas Station

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella Fox, 484-432-2150, at Speedway Gas Station. I will lead everyone to parking on Mt Wilson Rd. DIRECTIONS: from turnpike exit 266 (Lancaster/Lebanon) turn north on Route 72. Gas station is on your left. Meet in back of station. Bring lunch, snack & water. Restrooms at gas station



    • Saturday, February 20, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Nolde Forest, Sawmill Parking Lot ( Forester Road)

    Meet HL Joe Kiczek, (c) 484-639-8824, to enjoy trails thru 665 acres of deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations with streamsponds and diverse habitats. Bring water and a snack. Meet at Nolde Forest Sawmill Parking lot (Forester Road). Nolde Forest is in Berks County, on PA 625, 2 miles south of PA 724 or 3 miles north of PA 568.

    GPS Coordinates 40.2812072,_-75.9483502

    Google Maps 73J2+FM Grill, Pennsylvania 



    • Sunday, February 21, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 132 Church Farm Ln, Exton, PA 19341

    Meet HL Pradip Bhatnagar (484-252-19470) at the Chester Valley Trail Parking Lot in Exton. Google + Code 29PX+83 Exton, Pennsylvania). Directions: For directions from your individual locatiion, copy and paste in google map search bar and get the directions. Please come prepared for a winter hike. Address: 132 Church Farm Ln, Exton, PA 19341.Please come prepared for a winter hike. Any questions, call the hike leader.

    • Sunday, February 21, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EST)
    • 455 Carnegie Blvd. Malvern, PA 19355

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, at  the north east  corner of the Target parking lot (455 Carnegie Blvd Malvern, PA 19355) off Route 29 in the Wegmans shopping center. From West Chester: Take Route 202 north to Route 29 south (Malvern). Exit onto Route 29. Make a left turn at Mathews Road and follow the signs to Target. Park in north east corner. Bring water, snack. Restrooms are available

    • Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, February 25, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Thursday, February 25, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EST)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown, 101 Wallace Ave. 19335. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Snow Moon.

    • Friday, February 26, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 26, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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, February 27, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • Pawlings Rd, Phoenixville, PA
     Meet HL Pradip Bhatnagar, 484-252-1947, for a hike with 1 or 2 short, steep hills. We will meet at the Schuylkill River Trailhead on Pawling Road Trailhead parking lot for a figure 8 loop hike. Bail out at 5.5 miles available. Address in Google Map: Pawlings Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460, (google map plus code 4G7V+MP Phoenixville, PA. Please bring water, snacks and lunch. Please come prepared for a winter hike. Any questions, call the hike leader


    • Sunday, February 28, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EST)
    • Parking lot at Hibernia Mansion
    Meet HL Jennifer Riseon, 484-459-1432, in the main parking lot near Hibernia Mansion.  Directions:  Take Rt. 30 bypass to Rt. 82 north.  Go north on Rt. 82 for about 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road, turn left and go another 2 miles to the park entrance on the left. Bring water and a snack.


    • Tuesday, March 02, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, March 04, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, March 05, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, March 05, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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.

    • Sunday, March 07, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 100 Campbell Ford Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518

     Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-657, for a hike. Bring water and a  snack. We can stop for lunch at the end of the hike at the Fork & Ale. Address: 100 Campbell Ford Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518

     

    • Tuesday, March 09, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EST)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, March 10, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 1721 Valley Forge Road, Worc

    Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, 484-432-2150, at the park for this hike on the Zacharis Trail. Directions: Take Route 422 to the Trooper Rd exit. Right on Trooper Rd. Go 2.7miles to the left on Route 363 Ridge Pike. Take Route 363 (Ridge Pike .4 m to right on Park Ave.) Continue on Route 363 (Park Ave) 4.0 miles to Heebner Park on the left. (Note: stay on Route 363 which changes road names multiple times.) Address: 1721 Valley Forge Road, Worcester PA .19490.

     Bring a snack and water.  Restrooms at Park.



    • Wednesday, March 10, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, March 11, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 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.  The gate to the parking lot opens at 9:00 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. Bring water and snack.

    GPS Coordinates:  N39.93487  W075.44088.  Google Maps Plus Code:  WHM5+XJ Lima, PA. 

    https://www.tylerarboretum.org/


    • Thursday, March 11, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EST)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, March 12, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (EST)
    • 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, March 13, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • French Creek park lot beyond swimming pool.

    Meet HL Alan Alvarez, 610-804-6577, for a loop hike around the circumference of French Creek State Park. Bring water, snack, lunch. We can meet at Tony Joe’s for lunch afterwards. Meet at the parking lot beyond the pool, next to the Frisbee golf course. Copy the link below to your browser for Google Maps directions

    https://google/maps/8KE8Wmwfwy7hwGGX8



    • Sunday, March 14, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa

    Meet HL Joe Kiczek,(c) 484-639-8824, at the Skelp Level Road Parking Lot. Directions: from West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack

    • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, March 19, 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, March 19, 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, March 20, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Speedway Station on Route 72

    HORSE-SHOE TRAIL MAP 8a–   Mt. Wilson Road, Colebrook to Church of the Nazarene and back. Several miles of road. Meet HL Ingrid Cantarella Fox - 484-432-2150 at 8:00 AM at the Speedway Station on Route 72.Take turnpike to Exit 266 (Lebanon/Lancaster). Left on Route 72 to Speedway Station on Left. HL will lead cars to start. Bring lunch, snack, water.

    • Saturday, March 20, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Marsh Creek, West Boat Dock Parking Lot

    Meet HL Joe Kiczek, (C) 484-639-8824, at the West Boat Dock Parking Lot. Hike will be on trails on the north side of the park then the trails south of the dam and back. Directions: From the intersection of Route 282 and E. Pennsylvania Avenue in Downingtown (where Rite Aid is located), take Route 282 to the intersection with Lyndell Road, turn right and follow road to entrance of Marsh Creek Park. (Google Maps 377C+M5 Lyndell, Pennsylvania) or (GPS Coordinates 40.0641628,_-75.7295534). Bring water, snack and lunch



    • Sunday, March 21, 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.  The hike is Class B distances for everyone, consisting of three 2+ mile loops, with bailout opportunities at 2+ and 4+ miles.  Meet at 1:30 PM in the park’s parking lot.  Directions: Exit the US Route 30 Bypass at PA 340 (Thorndale); PA 340 is Bondsville Road.  Drive west on PA 340/Bondsville 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.  The parking lot address is 1647 Bondsville Road, Downingtown, PA  19335.  Bring water and a snack.

    • Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Little Conestoga Road bridge north of Marsh Creek State Park
    WORK HIKE: Meet HLs Joe Kiczek (484-639-8824) & Ingrid Cantarella Fox (484-432-2150)  at the Little Conestoga Road Bridge north of Marsh Creek State Park.  Bring a snack, water, gloves, loppers etc. GPS: 40.08469, -75.727219.


    • Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, March 25, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. Bring water and a snack. In case of bad weather, please call Leslie before coming to the hike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

    • Friday, March 26, 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, March 26, 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, March 27, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 2459 River Road, Washington Boro, PA 17582

    Meet HL Pradip Bhatnagar (484-252-1947)  Enola Low Grade Trail parking lot in Manor Township, Lancaster County. Hike within close up view of wind turbines and enjoy scenic overlooks across the Susquehanna River valley. Location: Google Maps Plus Code: XG8V+CF Creswell, PA. GPS Coordinates: N39.96605 W076.45629. Address:2459 River Road, Washington Boro, PA 17582. Bring water, lunch, and snacks. Please come prepared for a winter hike. Any questions, call the hike leader.



    • Sunday, March 28, 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 454 N Creek Rd, West Chester, PA 19382

     Meet HL Pradip Bhatnagar, (484-252-19470), at the Stroud Preserve Parking Lot on Creek Road. Google+ Code X932+FR West Chester, Pennsylvania. Directions: Take Route 162 west from West Chester for 1.8 miles to Creek Road. Turn left on Creek Road and continue for 1⁄4 mile to parking on the right. Address: 454 N Creek Rd, West Chester, PA 19382Bring a snack and water. For directions form your individual place, copy and paste in google map search bar and get the directions. Please come prepared for a winter hike .Any questions, call the hike leader.





    • Sunday, March 28, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 150 Park Road, Nottingham, PA.

    Meet HL Jennifer Riseon, 484-459-1432, at the Fitness Trail parking lot. Address: 150 Park Rd, Nottingham PA.  Directions: Take Route 1 south to the Route 272 exit and turn left onto Route 272 at the end of the ramp.  Go to the 1st traffic light and turn right. At the next intersection, turn right onto Park Rd and continue to the entrance to the Park on the left. Keep to the right towards the Fitness Trail parking lot.  Bring snack and water

    • Monday, March 29, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • 101 Wallace Ave Downingtown, Pa

     Meet HLs Charles McMahon, 484-716-4907 and Karen Bashore, 610-858-3390, at the Rite Aid in Downingtown, 101 Wallace Ave. 19335. Follow the Struble Trail by the light of the moon. Full Worm Moon.

    • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd.,Chesterbrook, Pa.

    Meet HL Jim Smith, 610-970-2252, for a hike 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. 801-899 Chesterbrook Blvd. Chesterbrook, Pa. Bring water and snack

    • Thursday, April 01, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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 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, April 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.

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

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, April 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, April 08, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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 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, April 09, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Sunday, April 11, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • KTA

    Please go to the member section of our website, click on KTA Newsletter. You will see the Spring Weekend. Register : https://www.kta-hike.org

    • Friday, April 09, 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.

    • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • Wednesday, April 14, 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 15, 2021
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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 16, 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 16, 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.

    • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • 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
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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.

    • 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. 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) 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 will take us around the perimeter of the Park. 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). Bring Water and snacks.

    • Tuesday, April 27, 2021
    • 8:45 AM (EDT)
    • Ridley Creek State Park

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • 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 Rt. 30 bypass to Rt. 82 North. Go north on Rt. 82 for about 2 miles to Cedar Knoll Road, turn left and go another 2 miles to park entrance on the left. Bring a snack and water. Rain cancels

    • 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)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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.

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

    Meet HL Dee McGrath, 610-331-7410 (C), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • 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 ft 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)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Level Rd) will be on your right. If you reach Winchester Trail, you went a little too far. 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

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

     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. 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. 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), who will lead a 6 to 8 mile moderate hike in the woods. Meet in the upper parking lot in front of the park office in Ridley Creek State Park at 8:45 AM. Bring water and a snack. Heavy rain cancels

    • 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. Bring water and a snack.  GPS: Address: 477 Locust Grove, West Chester.

    • 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
    • 1:15 PM (EDT)
    • 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, Pa.

    Meet HL Leslie Spangler, 610-436-5842, 610-331-4258 (C), at  the Skelp Level Rd parking lot.  Directions: From West Chester go west on Route 322; turn right onto Skelp Level Rd; go 1.6 miles to the driveway on the left. If you reach Wilderness Trail you went a little too far.  From Downingtown go east on Route 322; turn left onto Boot Rd (Wawa is at the intersection). Then continue for approximately 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Skelp Level Rd and continue for approximately one mile. The entrance to the Harmony Hill Nature Area (1200 Skelp Le