of Chester County, PA
Focusing on the unique environmental challenges and opportunities in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
We'll take a hike on the Horse-Shoe trail, about 5 miles, then learn about the history of the trail at a presentation and discussion with Ingrid Canterella-Fox, President of the Horse-Shoe Trail Conservancy.
Details below. Please RSVP.
Join the Sierra Club of Chester County on the Horse-Shoe Trail. Hike on the Horse-Shoe Trail from Warwick County Park in the woods above French Creek, enjoying late-fall views of the historic surrounding landscape(moderate difficulty, 5-6 miles). While you enjoy your post-hike lunch at the Community Building, guest hike leader Ingrid Cantarella-Fox, President of the Horse-Shoe Trail Conservancy, will give a brief presentation about the unique history and character of this 140-mile trail and the H-STC, whose volunteer members have maintained the trail since 1935.
Wear sturdy hiking shoes and weather-appropriate layers; bring water, snacks and your post-hike lunch. Some areas may be open to hunting; wear something in a bright color (preferably orange). Meet at the Warwick County Park Office in the main area of the park, in time to begin the hike at 10:00 AM. Event will be over by 1:30 PM.
Please register in advance. In case of inclement weather the hike will be canceled and rescheduled. Contact information for cancelation will be provided to registrants. Please RSVP.
A great presentation, discussion and tour by Dale Hendricks of Green Light Plants in November of 2014.
Check out more photos and notes from the tour on our What We've Learned page here.