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.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Saturday April 30, 2016 - Rocky Ridge County Park, York

6.5 to 7 moderate miles

Plan to hike between 6.5 to 7 miles on Perimeter Trail. This will be a lovely walk through a conglomerate of rock outcrops, including observation decks with lovely views of the Susquehanna and Conestoga Valleys. Expect a few hills within a wooded area with some ups and downs. Join us later for a delicious lunch at Oregon Dairy Restaurant.

Meeting place: 9:00 am, Ollie’s parking lot, intersection of Business Rts 222 (Lancaster Avenue) and 724 in Shillington
Directions: From Rt. 30 take Mt Zion Road exit, turn right at ramp. Deininger Road will be on the right after a curve in the road (be careful!)
We will begin the hike at Hidden Laurel Picnic Area; drive time approx. 1 hour, total distance 49 miles
GPS address for Rocky Ridge: 3699 Deininger Road, York PA

For more information or further directions, contact: 610-603-9461 or 610-796-7602 

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