White Clay Creek Preserve (PA): Tri-State Marker
Length: 0.6 miles (round-trip)
Elevation: total ascent of 68.9 ft and has a maximum elevation of 324.8 ft.
Trail Head: Side of the road on Rt. 896 across the street from "The Wedge" restaurant (now closed).
Comments: A very short trail through a field and forest to the Tri-State Marker boundary point for Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware ("The Wedge"). There are some USGS Triangulation markers nearby.
The trail begins right across the street from "The Wedge" restaurant and bar, which is now closed.
Elevation is pretty flat. There is a small valley.
Look for the trail head, across the street from this building.
This is how the trail looks from the road.
Follow the trail through the field and to the forest beyond.
Small wildflowers in the field.
A small triangulation stone from the USGS. Keep following the trail.
A second small marker. Keep following the trail.
Cross the bridge to the other side of a small stream.
Tri-State Marker, is marked with M and P for Maryland and Pennslvania. This was a border-dispute, after all.
Friday, September 28, 2012