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Hopewell Furnace NHS, Elverson, PA – Joint walk with VFAS
November 7, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm EST
For: Fall migrants
Place: Visitor Center, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA, 9:15 a.m.
Leaders: Patty Werth (484-985-8164- home, firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.