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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A public Shenk's Ferry Wild flower walk on April 19th, Led by Muhlenberg Botanic Society President Joan King

Saturday April 19  at 1:00 PM
Shenk's Ferry Wildflower Preserve
Thousands of trilliums and Mertensia, and rich woods ephemerals.
Open to the public, walk rating: easy.
Parking is limited, carpool if you can.
Parking area GPS: N 39.89317 W 76.34204

Directions
  • From the north:
    • Starting at Willow Street, Lancaster County, PA
    • From the intersection of Rte. 272 & 741 in Willow Street, go 4.5 miles to Pennsy Rd.
    • Turn right onto Pennsy Rd. and go 3.5 miles to Rte. 324.
    • Go left (straight) onto Rte. 324 south and go 1.2 miles to River Rd.
    • Turn right (NOT LEFT) onto River Rd. and go 2.1 miles & turn left onto Shenks Ferry Rd.
    • go 1.2 miles & turn left onto Green Hill Rd.
    • Go  0.8 miles down the paved road, becoming a gravel road to the parking area next to Grubb Run.



  • From the south:
    • At the intersection of 272 & 372 at the Buck in Lancaster County, PA, go north 4.3 miles to Pennsy Rd.
    • Turn right onto Pennsy Rd. and go 3.5 miles to Rte. 324.
    • Go left (straight) onto Rte. 324 south and go 1.2 miles to River Rd.
    • Turn right (NOT LEFT) onto River Rd. and go 2.1 miles & turn left onto Shenks Ferry Rd.
    • Go 1.2 miles & turn left onto Green Hill Rd.
    • Go  0.8 miles down the paved road, becoming s gravel road to the parking area next to Grubb Run.
a PDF of Shenk's Ferry Wildflower Preserve's Brochure is here.



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