Hopewell Furnace NHS, Elverson, PA – Joint walk with VFAS

Please contact trip leader in advance if you are planning to go on a field trip.

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Start:
Saturday, November 7, 2020 9:15 am
End:
Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:00 pm
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For: Fall  migrants

Place: Visitor Center, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA, 9:15 a.m.

Leaders: Patty Werth (484-985-8164- home, pattyww@comcast.net) and John Werth (215-859-1148- cell for day of walk)

Note: Due to Covid-19 concerns, please check with leaders to confirm if a participant limit is in effect. Established in 1938, this 848-acre park is a beautiful mix of dense woodlands, open pastures, and edge habitat surrounding the historic Hopewell Village.  This 1-2 mile walk on improved and unimproved trails will loop by French Creek SP’s Hopewell Lake. The terrain is mostly gently sloping, although there are a couple of short steep sections.

Note: The gate to the park does not open until 9:00 a.m. There is no access until that time.

Directions: From West Chester, take Route 100 north, to a left turn onto Route 401. Go about 6.4 miles to Route 345 (Bulltown Road). Turn right and follow Route 345 for 4.7 miles, crossing Route 23, to a left turn onto Mark Bird Lane to the Visitor Center.

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