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ADT JOURNAL: CHAPTER 8

Abbreviated ADT Schedule for Delaware to St. Louis. Dates shown are estimated places to spend the night on that date. We will stop only at maildrops listed in text, which are indented, generally at the end of each state. Days off are indicated by multiple dates at a given place. These are for planning purposes only. If weather is good, we ride and take day off later in bad weather.

Mileages shown are cumulative West to East and East to West respectively. At end of each state is ADT total to that point.

To send mail to us, address as follows:

    Bill and Laurie Foot
    c/o General Delivery
    City, State, Zip

Post mail at least 5 days prior to ETA. In lower left corner, write "Hold for bike riders on American Discovery Trail", "ETA=Date" (use date as shown below on schedule).

Trip plan accounts for 41 miles hiked in WV over New Years Weekend. This trip plan starts as backpack (already completed) on Buckeye Trail in Ohio.

CUM CUM ETA
W->E Description E->W DATE
Drive van to southern Ohio, get shuttle to Chesterhill, Ohio 2/28

OHIO
372.3 START HIKE ON BUCKEYE TRAIL 30.1
344.5 GLOUSTER 4 MI S, 45732 57.9 3/1
328.0 NEW STRAITSVILLE 43766 (M, G, 1 MI S) 74.4
306.0 LOGAN (L, M, G, 2MI S) 43138 96.4
296.0 US 33, LAKE LOGAN (C, BB) 106.4 3/5
281.9 RT 664, OLD MANS CAVE (C, L, M) 120.5 3/6
248.7 LONDONDERRY 1 MI E (C, G) 45647 153.7 3/8-9
185.2 SINKING SPRING (G, M) 45172 217.2 3/13
169.7 PEEBLES 1.6 MI S (G, M, BB) 45660 232.7 3/14
160.8 MINERAL SPRINGS LAKE (C 1 MI W) 241.6
Get shuttle back to van and drive home to Lynchburg
Drive to Lewes, DE in van with kids and bikes.
Stay at Bay Moon B&B and begin bike trip on March 25
3/17

DELAWARE
45.3 CAPE HENLOPEN (C, M, BB) 0.0 3/24
42.2 LEWES (G,M,L) 19958 3.1
30.9 MILTON (G,M,L) 19968 14.4
11.9 BRIDGEVILLE (BB, G, M) 19933 33.4
0.0 JCT HICKMAN RD, ENTER MD 45.3 45

MARYLAND
271.7 DELAWARE/MARYLAND LINE 0.0
264.5 DENTON (C, G, B, BB) 21629 7.2
258.4 RIDGELY (G, M, BB) 21660 13.3 3/25
239.9 QUEENSTOWN (G, M, L, B) 21658 31.8
229.7 STEVENSVILLE (G, M, L, B) 21666 42.0
220.0 ANNAPOLIS (L, BB, G, M, B) 21401 51.7
201.8 BOWIE (G, M, B, L) 20715 69.9 3/26
187.1 GREENBELT (G, M, L, B) 20768 84.6
167.2 GEORGETOWN (BB, M, B) 21930 104.5 3/27-28
Start C&O Canal Towpath
112.2 BRUNSWICK, ROUTE 79 21716 (M, G) 159.5
106.5 HARPERS FERRY (L, M, BB) 25425 165.2 3/29
94.4 SHEPHERDSTOWN (M, G, BB, L) 25443 177.3 3/30-31
67.4 WILLIAMSPORT 21795 (C, G, M, L) 204.3
43.2 HANCOCK NPS (M, G, L) 21750 228.5 4/1
0.4 OLDTOWN (G) 21555 271.3
Use Oldtown as maildrop
End C&O Canal Towpath
0.0 WEST VIRGINIA LINE 271.7 3/17

WEST VIRGINIA
262.6 MARYLAND/WEST VIRGINIA LINE, GREEN SPRING 0.0 4/2
250.8 FORT ASHBY 26722 11.8
236.1 RT 16, KEYSER 2 MI N (M, G) 26726 26.5 4/3
212.0 SCHERR 0.8 MI W 50.6
Get shuttle around section hiked in Dec 1996
157.2 HENDRICKS 26271 (G) 105.4
153.2 PARSONS (M, G, L) 26287 109.4 4/4-5
129.9 MOATSVILLE 26405, STAY ON CR 10 132.7
113.6 GRAFTON (G, M, L) 26354 1 MI N 149.0
90.6 GYPSY 26361 172.0
79.3 CLARKSBURG (L, M, G, B) 26301 183.3 4/7
75.3 WILSONBURG 26461 E
End North Bend Trail
187.3
68.9 SALEM (G, M) 26426 193.7
57.9 SMITHBURG (G) 26436 204.7
55.0 WEST UNION (M, B) 26456 207.6
47.5 GREENWOOD (M) 26360 215.1
42.4 PENNSBORO (M, L, G, BB) 26415 220.2 4/8
37.8 ELLENBORO (M, B) 26346 224.8
29.3 CAIRO (L, M, G, B, BB) 26337 233.3
22.1 PETROLEUM 26161 240.5
15.2 WALKER 26180, W 247.4
End North Bend Rail Trail
Use Walker as maildrop
0.5 PARKERSBURG (L, M, G, B) 26101 262.1 4/9-10
0.0 OHIO LINE, OHIO RIVER 262.6 580

OHIO
402.4 OHIO RIVER, WEST VIRGINIA/OHIO LINE 0.0
398.9 BELPRE (G, M, L) 45714 3.5
372.3 CHESTER HILL, 43728 (G, M) 30.1 4/11
Get shuttle from Chesterhill to Mineral Springs Park
to bypass section hiked in early March.
160.8 START BIKES ON BUCKEYE TRAIL 241.6 4/11
150.9 WAMSLEY (G) 251.5
119.2 WEST UNION 4 MI N (G, M) 45693 283.2
114.0 MANCHESTER 2.5 MI S (G, M) 45144 288.4
110.9 BENTONVILLE 45105 291.5 4/12
67.9 WILLIAMSBURG (L, M, G) 45176 334.5
54.4 BATAVIA (G, M) 45103 348.0
42.5 MILFORD, US 50 (L, M, G, B) 45150 359.9 4/13
27.3 OHIO RIVER, CINCINNATTI 375.1
18.6 ANDERSON FERRY 383.8
7.4 NORTH BEND (G, M) 45052 395.0 4/14
Use North Bend as maildrop
0.0 INDIANA LINE 402.4 982

INDIANA
351.4 OHIO/INDIANA LINE 0.0
346.9 LAWRENCEBURG (L, M, G) 47025 4.5
342.9 AURORA (L, M, G) 47001 8.5
321.2 FRIENDSHIP 47021 (C) 30.2
307.7 CANAAN 47224 43.7
290.7 MADISON (L, M, G, B, BB, C) 47250 60.7 4/15-16
288.7 EAST END CLIFTY FALL SP (C, L, M) 62.7
288.7 HIKE THIS 2.5 MI TRAIL AS A DAY HIKE 62.7
281.2 HANOVER (L, M, G) 47243 70.2
266.9 LEXINGTON 47138 84.5
255.9 UNDERWOOD 47177 95.5
251.7 HENRYVILLE 0.8 S (M,G) 47126 99.7
250.9 DAYHIKE 14.5 MI ON KNOBSTONE TRAIL 100.5
229.4 SPEED (L, M, G) 47172 122.0
218.4 NEW ALBANY (L, M, G, B, BB) 47150 133.0
203.6 NEW MIDDLETOWN 47160 147.8
199.6 CORYDON (L, M, G, BB) 47112 151.8 4/19-20
192.6 DAYHIKE 2 10 MILE SEGMENTS OF ADVENTURE 158.8
192.6 HIKING TRAIL 158.8
161.5 LEAVENWORTH (L, G, M) 47137 189.9
132.8 DERBY (47525) 1 MI SOUTH 218.6
96.4 ST. MEINRAD (L, M, G) 47577 255.0 4/24
88.2 SANTA CLAUS (L, M, G) 47579 263.2
83.2 LINCOLN STATE PARK (C, L, M) 268.2
63.7 BOONVILLE (L, M, G, C) 47601 287.7
49.2 NEWBURGH (L, M, G) 47629 302.2
36.7 EVANSVILLE (L, M, G, B, BB) 47701 314.7 4/25
11.6 MOUNT VERNON (L, M, G) 47520 339.8
0.0 WABASH RIVER, ILLINOIS LINE 351.4 1333

ILLINOIS
293.8 INDIANA/ILLINOIS LINE 0.0 4/26
288.5 NEW HAVEN 62867 5.3
273.4 RIDGWAY 62979 20.4
252.3 CAMP CADIZ (C) 41.5 4/27
Meet John here. Ship packs and foodbox to John.
John to take bikes and deliver at Grand Tower.
252.3 E END RIVER TO RIVER TRAIL, HIKE 140 MI 41.5
233.7 HEROD (C) 1 MILE S 62947 60.1
215.7 EDDYVILLE (G) 62928 78.1 4/30
Use as maildrop
154.6 GIANT CITY STATE PARK (C) 139.2
151.9 MAKANDA, TURN L (C, M, L) 62958 141.9 5/6-7
Use as maildrop
140.0 POMONA (G, C) 62975 153.8 5/8
114.3 GRAND TOWER, 62942 (G, M, L) 179.5 5/10
114.3 END RIVER TO RIVER TRAIL 179.5
John delivers bikes, we ship packs to Loveland, CO
78.4 CHESTER 62233 (G, M, L) 215.4 5/11
57.2 PRAIRIE DU ROCHER (BB) 62277 236.6
9.7 EAST CARONDELET 62240 284.1
5.7 CAHOKIA 62206 288.1
0.0 MISSOURI LINE, EADS BRIDGE 293.8 1627

MISSOURI
353.6 ILLINOIS/MISSOURI LINE, EADS BRIDGE 0.0
353.0 GATEWAY ARCH, ST LOUIS 0.6 5/13
Stay with cousin on May 13
Fly to Lynchburg May 14
Return to St. Louis May 21
Continue bike trip.

© Copyright, William & Laurel Foot, 1997, Lynchburg, VA.
The Happy Feet

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