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Note: All directions start from the Ephrata Public Library, 550 South Reading Road, Ephrata.

Ephrata Public Library (Accordion)

550 South Reading Road, Ephrata 17522

Hours (for Post): Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephratapubliclibrary.org

Directions to Park: You are there! The starting point for all post locations is Ephrata Public Library.

Ephrata Township Community Park (Guitar and Harmonica)

East Fulton Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephratatownship.org/subpage.php?link=communitypark

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 0.9 miles to East Fulton Street. Turn right and continue east approximately 1.4 miles to the park entrance on your left.

Historic Ephrata Cloister (Trumpet)

632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9am to 5pm; Sunday, 12noon to 5pm; Closed Mondays

Website: http://www.ephratacloister.org/

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 1 mile to West Main Street. Turn left and continue approximately 0.6 miles. Turn left into the Ephrata Cloister parking lot.

Lincoln Heights Outdoor Recreation Area (Didgeridoo)

Ephrata Middle School, 957 Hammon Avenue, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephrataboro.org/facilities/facility/details/Lincoln-Heights-Outdoor-Recreation-Area-3

Directions to Parking Area: Exit onto Route 272 (Reading Road), turning right and heading north. In approximately 0.9 miles, take a slight right onto the ramp for West Main Street (Route 322). Turn left on West Main Street (Route 322) and continue approximately 0.6 miles to Crescent Avenue. Turn left on Crescent Avenue and continue to the parking area at the intersections of Crescent and Joann Avenues.

Loyd H. Roland Memorial Park (Tuba)

Lion Lane, Akron, PA 17501

Hours: 5am to 11pm, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.akron-pa.com/parks.html

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn right. Continue on South State Street approximately 0.7 miles to N 11th Street. Turn left and continue approximately 0.3 miles. Turn left on Lion Lane and continue into the park.

Major Dick Winters Memorial Trail (Piano and Xylophone)

Also known as Linear Park Trail

East Queen Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephrataboro.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Linear-Park-Trail-1

Directions to Railroad Avenue Parking Area: Exit the library by turning right on Old Mill Road. At the light, turn left on South State Street. Continue about 0.8 miles to East Fulton Street. Turn right on East Fulton Street, then right again on Railroad Avenue. The parking area will immediately be on your left.

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (Cello)

100 Museum Drive

Stevens, PA 17578

Hours: (Trails) Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

(Visitor’s Center); 8a-4p Tuesday to Saturday; 12p-5p Sunday; closed Monday

Website: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=613318&mode=2

Directions to Parking Lot: Exit onto Route 272 (Reading Road), turning right and heading north. In approximately 0.9 miles, take a slight right onto the ramp for West Main Street (Route 322). Turn left on West Main Street (Route 322) and continue approximately 2.4 miles to Durlach Road. Turn right on Durlach Road before Weaver’s Nuts. Durlach Road will turn left at Indiantown Road and become Clay School Road. In a short distance, turn right onto Durlach Road again. After passing the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department, you will reach Church Road. Turn right on Church Road and then left on Forest Hill Road. Remain on Forest Hill Road as it crosses the Pennsylvania Turnpike (US Route 76). At the intersection with Kleinfeltersville Road, turn right and continue approximately 3 miles into Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. Continue past the Visitor’s Center entrance, keeping the lake on your right. In about 0.8 miles, you will reach an access road for the Willow Creek Parking Lot. Turn right onto this road and continue to the parking lot.

Snyder Community Park (Saxophone)

Snyders Lane, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 1 mile to West Main Street. Turn left and continue west approximately 4.3 miles. Turn right on Snyders Lane and continue approximately 0.5 miles to the gravel park entrance on your right. This entrance is across from Harvest Drive.

Terraces Park (Cymbals)

Irene Avenue, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephrataboro.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Terraces-Park-9

Directions to Parking Area: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue north on South State Street approximately 1.8 miles to Irene Avenue. Turn right on Irene Avenue and park in the gravel parking area on your left.

Thomas P. Grater Community Park (Drums)

320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.ephrataboro.org/facilities/facility/details/Thomas-P-Grater-Community-Park-10

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 0.8 miles to West Sunset Avenue. Continue on W. Sunset Avenue for 0.4 miles to its intersection with Cocalico Street. Turn left on Cocalico Street and park in the lot across from the Sharadin Bigler Theater.

Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail Trail (Banjo and Violin)

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.warwicktownship.org/regional-rails-to-trails

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on Route 272 (Reading Road) approximately 0.3 miles. Turn right on Rothsville Road (toward Lititz) and continue for 0.8 miles. Turn left on Fulton Street and proceed approximately 0.2 miles to the parking area on your right. The parking area is before you cross the Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail Trail.

Wenger Farm/Ephrata Recycling (Flute)

Church Avenue, Ephrata, PA 17522

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Exit onto South State Street and turn left. Continue on South State Street approximately 1 mile to West Main Street. Turn left and continue to North Church Street. Turn right and go approximately 0.8 miles. Turn left into the gravel parking lot on the left. It will be right after the bridge. Park in the grassy area off of the gravel driveway.

 

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