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Note: The following directions start from the Adamstown Area Library, 3000 N Reading Rd, Adamstown.

Adamstown Walking Trail (Astronaut)

339 W. Main St, Adamstown, 19501

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Walking Trail: Head southwest on Route PA-272 (N. Reading Road) toward Poplar St. Turn right on (Stoudtsburg Road. Parking is on the right at Stoudt’s Wonderful Good Market.

Chapel Gate Park (Earth)

57 Park View Drive, Reinholds, 17569

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Park: Head southwest on PA-272 (N. Reading Road) toward Poplar St. Turn Right onto PA-897 N. (W. Swartzville Road). Turn right onto Chapel View Drive. Turn left onto Redstone Circle. Turn right onto Park View Drive. Parking is on the left at the park entrance.

Denver Memorial Park and Playground (Moon)

801 Main St, Denver, 17517

Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Directions to Park: Head southwest on Route PA-272 (N. Reading Road) toward Poplar Street. Turn right onto W. Church Street/Main Street. Parking is on the right though the park entrance.

Reamstown Memorial Park (NASA)

23 E. Church St, Reamstown, 17578

Hours: Dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Park: Head southwest on Route PA-272 (N. Reading Road) toward Poplar St. Turn left onto Park Street. Turn Right onto N. Reamstown Road. Turn Left onto E. Church Street. Turn right into park entrance.

Schoeneck Park (Galaxy)

140 W Queen St, Reinholds, 17569

Hours: dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Park: Head southwest on Route PA-272 (N. Reading Road) toward Poplar St. Turn right onto W. Church Street/Main Street. Continue onto Steinmetz Road/Queen Street. Parking is on the right though the park entrance.

 

Note: The following directions start from the Eastern Lancaster County Library (ELANCO Library), 11 Chestnut Dr, New Holland.

Historic Poole Forge Park (Hubble Telescope)

1940 Main St, Narvon PA 17555

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Directions to Park: (11 Chestnut Drive, New Holland, PA 17557): Head northwest on Chestnut Dr. toward Valley View Dr. Turn right onto Valley View Dr. Turn left onto Ranck Ave. Turn right onto PA-23 E/E Main St. Stay on E Main St. for 1.4 miles. Use the right lane to turn slightly left onto PA-23 E. Stay on PA-23 E for 3.9 miles and the park entrance will be on your right.

New Holland Memorial Community Park (North Star)

400 East Jackson St., New Holland, PA 17557

Hours: Monday through Sunday, dawn to dusk.

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Directions to Park: Park at the ELANCO library. If you are on Main St., turn south onto Kinzer Ave. Turn left onto Jackson St. Turn right onto Park Ave. Park Ave turns into Chestnut Dr. The library will be on your left.

Petra Church Walking Trail (Eclipse)

565 Airport Rd. New Holland, PA 17557

Hours: Monday through Sunday, dawn to dusk.

Website: None

Directions to Walking Trail: Head northwest on Chestnut Dr toward Valley View Dr. Turn right onto Valley View Dr. Turn right onto Ranck Rd. Turn right onto Airport Rd. Turn right at Daryl Ln.

Terre Hill Community Memorial Park (Big Dipper)

210 Lancaster Ave, Terre Hill, PA 17581

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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Directions to Park: Head northwest on Chestnut Drive, toward Valley View Drive. Turn right onto Valley View Drive. Turn left onto Ranck Ave. Turn right onto PA-23 E/E Main St. Use the right lane to turn slightly left onto PA-23 E. Turn left onto PA-897. Turn left onto E Main St. Turn left onto Lancaster Ave.

Welsh Mountain Community Park (Comet)

564 Sandmine Rd, New Holland, PA 17557

Hours: Monday through Sunday, dawn to dusk.

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Directions to Park: Head northwest on Chestnut Drive toward Valley View Drive. Turn right onto Valley View Drive. Turn right onto Ranck Road. Stay on Ranck Road for 3.4 miles. Turn right onto Sandmine Rd/T513. Park will be on your left.

 

Note: The following directions start from the Ephrata Public Library, 550 South Reading Road, Ephrata.

Ephrata Township Community Park (Constellation)

East Fulton Street, Ephrata PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately .9 miles to East Fulton Street. Turn right and continue east approximately 1.4 miles to the park entrance on your left.

Historic Ephrata Cloister (Black Hole)

632 West Main Street, Ephrata PA 17522

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 noon to 5 p.m.

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Directions to Park: Exit on to South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 1 mile to West Main Street. Turn left and continue approximately .6 miles. Turn left into the Ephrata Cloister parking lot.

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (Satellite)

100 Museum Drive

Stevens, PA 17578

Hours: (Trails) Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted; (Visitor’s Center); 8a-4p Tuesday to Saturday; 12p-5p Sunday; closed Monday

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Directions to Parking Area: Exit onto Route 272 (Reading Road), turning right and heading north. In approximately 0.9 miles, take a slight right onto the ramp for West Main Street (Route 322). Turn left on West Main Street (Route 322) and continue approximately 2.4 miles to Durlach Road. Turn right on Durlach Road before Weaver’s Nuts. Durlach Road will turn left at Indiantown Road and become Clay School Road. In a short distance, turn right onto Durlach Road again. After passing the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department, you will reach Church Road. Turn right on Church Road and then left on Forest Hill Road. Remain on Forest Hill Road as it crosses the Pennsylvania Turnpike (US Route 76). At the intersection with Kleinfeltersville Road, turn right and continue approximately 3 miles into Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. Continue past the Visitor’s Center entrance, keeping the lake on your right. In about 0.8 miles, you will reach an access road for the Willow Creek Parking area. Turn right onto this road and continue to the parking area.

Roland Memorial Park – Akron (Apollo Mission)

Lion Lane, Akron PA 17501

Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Park: From the Ephrata Public Library, exit onto South State Street and turn right. Continue on South State Street approximately .7 miles to N 11th Street. Turn left and continue approximately .3 miles. Turn left on Lion Lane and continue into the park.

Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail (Little Dipper)

Also known as Linear Park Trail. Trail end point: W. Main Street/US 322, between S. State St. and Adams Alley, Ephrata Borough

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to the Rail Trail: Exit the library by turning right on Old Mill Road. At the light, remain straight on Sycamore Street. Turn right on Pointview Avenue when you reach the “T”. At the stop sign, turn left on Parkview Heights Road and at the next stop sign turn left on Steinmetz Road. This is a dead-end street. The parking lot should immediately be on the left.

 

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