May 3 - 10:00 to 12:00 Blue Run Trail, Allegheny County. Meet club
President Dick Dougall and club Vice President Glen Carr at Beechwood
Farms Nature Reserve and then proceed to Blue Run Trail.
We request that no one hunt mushrooms in a walk or foray location for
at least two weeks before a walk or foray. It is only through your
cooperation that we can have successful walks and forays.
For all walks and forays, bring water and food. Dress for the
weather. Bring basket, wax bags, whistle, compass, chair, hand lens,
and books for identification. Come 15-30 min early and socialize.
Bring your membership card and a friend or two.
Directions to Beechwood Farms:
From Pittsburgh: Take Route 28 North from downtown Pittsburgh. Take
exit 5B, Route 8 North/Butler. At the first traffic light, turn right
onto Kittaning Road. Continue up Kittaning Road for 4.5 miles - it
will become Dorseyville Road without any notification. Beechwood will
be on your left.
From North and West: From the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 4, take
Route 8 South for 3 miles, toward Pittsburgh. At the intersection of
Harts Run Road and Route 8, take a left. Follow Harts Run Road
approximately 3.7 miles until it dead ends into Dorseyville Road.
Turn right on Dorseyville Road and proceed 1/8 of a mile to
Beechwood, on your right.
From the East: Take Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 5 and go south on Old
Route 28 (Freeport Road). At the Eat'n'Park Restaurant on the right,
turn right onto Guys Run Road and proceed 4.1 miles. Guys Run Road
will become Fox Chapel Road without any notification. Fox Chapel Road
dead ends into Dorseyville Road. Take a left onto Dorseyville Road
and proceed 7/10 of a mile to Beechwood, which is on the right.