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Rocky Run - Longwall Loop

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

3.0 mile 4.8 kilometer loop
93% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 306' 93 m
Descent: -303' -92 m
High: 431' 131 m
Low: 185' 56 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Tyler Core

This is a quick leisurely loop around a small section of the park.

Tyler Core

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Overview

This is a great leisurely run through some of the scenic features of the park.

Need to Know

This area can get pretty wet after any rain. Try to avoid the trails until they've had some time to dry out.

Description

From Garden of Eden Road, descend along the Rocky Run Trail. After a quarter-mile or so, make a left onto the unmarked Longwall Trail. Longwall Trail loops back to the Brandywine Trail. You can choose to hop over to the Creekside Trail for some creek views. At the bridge, loop back onto the Rocky Run Trail.

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Small stream crossings with the pup, after a rainy morning.
Jan 27, 2018 near Greenville, DE
Brandywine Creek
Feb 16, 2018 near Greenville, DE
You'll have to climb up this short section of rock during the initial stretch of Rocky Run.
Feb 16, 2018 near Greenville, DE
This is the wide, gravel bike path near the intersection of the Brandywine Trail, Rocky Run, and the Rocky Run picnic tables.
Feb 16, 2018 near Greenville, DE
It's beautiful here!
Feb 16, 2018 near Greenville, DE

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