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The Landenberg Junction Trail holds a lot of history in just 0.4 miles. The trail follows two former rail beds, the Pomeroy & Newark Railroad and the Wilmington & Western Railroad. Located in the historic Landenberg Village on the eastern bank of the White Clay Creek, the trail passes by several small amphibian ponds, the Hendrickson homestead garden, and a picnic area next to the creek. There is also trout fishing access along the creek.
Composed of three short connected paths that total less than a mile, the trail includes interpretive signage that offers a visual perspective on the bustling mill town of Landenberg and its railroads during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From a steep hillside along the creek, the paths descend to a flat habitat garden of native plants. The trail surface is a mix of packed dirt, wood chips, gravel and includes a set of stairs that connects the lower railroad path to the two upper parallel railroad paths. There is a rain barrel that collects rain from the storage building's roof, which is used to irrigate the garden. Benches are placed along the route looking over the ponds and garden.
Along with the Mill Race Trail, the Landenberg Junction Trail is part of the expanding New Garden Trail system.
Parking is available in a gravel lot off Laurel Heights Road.
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