Partnering with The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
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If you haven’t already seen the beautiful new 13 million dollar building shaped like a bird in flight, this is the hike for you. After walking the loop become a tourist. If you are not a member there is a $12 fee (for seniors) to tour the museum and house. There are picnic tables by the house or bring a blanket to enjoy your lunch and surroundings. There is ample parking and restrooms.
DIRECTIONS: Take Rt 422 west to the Oaks exit. At the bottom of the ramp turn right onto Egypt Rd. Continue on Egypt Rd to Pawlings Rd. Take a right on Pawlings Rd to the John James Audubon Center at 1201.
Leaders: Carolyn Woyak, home: 610-635-0174, email@example.com; Carol Votto, cell: 610-220-7835, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Willistown Conservation Trust manages the 86-acre Rushton Woods Preserve. We will hike its trails, walk to Okehocking Preserve, make a loop there and then head back to Rushton. Bring water. There are no restrooms.
DIRECTIONS: From Route 3 (West Chester Pike) turn north onto Delchester Rd. (Turn right if going west on Route 3.) Drive about 1.2 miles on Delchester Rd to Rushton Woods Preserve entrance on right.
DIRECTIONS: From intersection of Rt 23 and Rt 100 go West on Rt 23, 3.5 miles and make a right onto St. Peter’s Rd, drive about a mile up through St. Peter’s Village to parking lot on left. From parking lot, we will walk West on various trails and return on other various trails to parking lot. About 5.5 miles, not very hilly.
Reward is being able to eat at St. Peter’s Bakery afterwards. Yum!