HIKING: White Clay Creek State Park Triple Loop



White Clay Creek State Park Triple Loop features 10 miles of hiking trails near Newark, DE.


Take Exit 1 off I-95 at stop sign make a Left onto DE-896(College Ave.) toward Newark. Make a right at Chestnut Hill Road intersection there are signs to follow DE-2 East, DE-72, and DE-4. You will go past the UD football stadium. Make a Left onto DE-2/DE-72. Follow DE-2 East as it becomes Capitol Trail. Make a Left on DE-72 heads/Possum Park Road. Go straight, you will come to and Intersection with Paper Mill Road. Turn Right on Paper Mill Road. After you pass Fox Den Road on your Right Look for the Park Entrance, it should be your next Left. There is a parking area at the Trailhead for Bryan's Field Trail.<br /><br />If you want a map of the Park you can stop at the Park office. <br />Directions: Same as above until you get to the intersection of DE-72/Possum Park Rd & Paper Mill Road. At that light go straight onto Thompson Station Rd. The Park Office will be on your Right across from Chamber Rock Rd. This is also another Trail head at the David English Trail.<br /><br />There is a parking fee May thru October I believe. I think it's $3 for instate plates and $6 for out of state. There are plenty of places to park and ride to the trailhead around if you don't want to pay it. If you make a Left at the intersection of Paper Mill Road and Possom Park Rd there is a Shopping Center with a Dunkin Donuts that works out okay.