General Club Facts:

Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Membership in the BCHC is $5.00 per person per year in order to receive the quarterly newsletter. Further information on membership can be obtained when attending a scheduled hike. Other subgroups within the BCHC are the "Thursday Wanderers." Most hikes are followed by a dinner stop. We call ourselves "The Eating Club with a Hiking Disorder"! ****Hiking and Trail Guidelines: ** Be courteous & stay behind the leader unless directed otherwise.** Offer $.10/mile to driver when carpooling. * *In the event of inclement weather, the hike may be canceled.** Please leave your pets at home.**If unable to keep a club commitment, please find a replacement. * Wear blaze orange during hunting season (Sept 1 to last day of Feb). * Appropriate footwear and attire should match the type of hike.** If you leave the hike early, notify the hike leader or ask someone to do that for you.** Bring water and food as the hike description and weather demand.* * Hiking involves risk. Come out prepared and know your capabilities. Each hiker is responsible for their own safety and well-being.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Saturday February 1, 2014 - Berks County Parks Hike

Approx. 7 1⁄2 miles

Hike leader will take hikers on this shuttle hike on several of Berks County Parks’ trails. After a shuttle to Ken-Grill swimming pool and to the trailhead parking lot of the newly opened Angelica Creek Trail we will begin hiking. The trail will lead through Angelica Park and connect with the Thun Trail at Brentwood. We will follow the Thun Trail to a split off at Schuylkill Avenue on to Union Canal Towpath Trail. View the Bushong Dam and the confluence of the Schuylkill River and Tulpehocken Creek before returning to Gring’s Mill parking lot.

Meeting place: 9:30 am, Gring’s Mill parking lot across from Penn State Berks Campus 

For further information and directions, contact:LEADER: 610-926-3415

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