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.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Saturday May 28, 2016 - Birdsboro Watershed Memorial Day Hike



5 to 6 easy miles

We will hike along Hay Creek and explore the climbing wall near the old quarry but will NOT descend the rocky trail to the quarry floor. Instead, we will retrace our steps and walk down to the creek crossing where hikers may ford the creek or cross it on a wire bridge. Bring water shoes or a towel to dry off wet feet. We will then walk down to the creek crossing at the rustic picnic park, again with the option of a creek crossing. Crossings are optional – as is lunch after the hike. Unless all hikers want to cross the creek, the group will not proceed to the other side. We will return by the road with an optional excursion to the Stinson Creek Reservoir. Bring snacks.

1st Meeting place: 9:00 am, Livingood Park parking lot on Rt. 82 between Rts. 401 and 23 in Elverson to carpool
2nd Meeting place
: 9:30 am, at the small parking lot across from the former White Bear Inn on the closed portion of Hay Creek Road.
GPS: 1050 Hay Creek Road, Birdsboro PA (not White Bear Inn)

For more information or further directions, contact: 610-286-8913 

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