Lancaster Area Soaring Society                                          AMA CHARTERED CLUB # 1178


DIRECTIONS TO THE FLYING FIELDS

 

CARPENTER FIELD

FROM HARRISBURG - Take RT 283 East towards Lancaster.  Exit at the Manheim/Mount Joy RT 772 exit and turn left at the stop sign off the exit.  This is RT 772 MT Joy Road.  Follow this through the farm country until you come to the second traffic light at the center of Manheim.  This is the intersection with RT 72.  You want to go right here, proceeding through Manheim.  You will go through a number of traffic lights as you exit the town.  Proceed on RT 72 for a few miles.  You will pass the Manheim Auto Auction and a traffic light at Auction Road.  At the first curve after you pass the Manheim Auto Auction, bear right onto Greystone Road, which is about 1/2 mile from the Auction Road light.  Go down this road until you come to a farm on the right with a large 'walking sprinkler' in the middle of it.  If you go past the Roots Farm Market, you went too far.  Turn right into the driveway of the farm.  You can park along the driveway or up in the parking area straight ahead and past the barn.  Stay off the dirt and bare grass areas and remember that this is a private residence so keep the noise down.

FROM LANCASTER - Proceed north on RT 72 through East Petersburg.  When you see the sign for Roots market, turn left there.  Go through Roots Farm Market(go slow - it can be crowded) until you come to a stop sign at Greystone Rd.  Turn right and proceed down this road until you see a farm on your left with a large 'walking sprinkler' in the middle of it.  If you reach a stop sign, you went too far.  Turn left into the driveway of the farm.  You can park along the driveway or up in the parking area straight ahead and past the barn.  Stay off the dirt and bare grass areas and remember that this is a private residence so keep the noise down.

DIRECTIONS TO THE SLOPE

The slope site is really Breezyview Park (part of the Lancaster County Park System) it is also affectionately referred to as "The Rock".   From US Rt. 30,  exit at Columbia/Marietta  (PA Rt. 441)  get onto 441 North and go up to the top of the hill (approx. 1/2 mile) .  At the crest of the hill on your left is the "Little People Daycare".  Turn as if going into their lot.  To the left of their driveway is an unpaved stone covered lane with grass borders and a tree line parallel to it.  This is the lane to the parking lot directly in front and in plain view about 150yds ahead. Park in the stone covered lot.

DIRECTIONS TO THE MOUNTVILLE LIBRARY (winter meetings)

FROM LANCASTER - Take RT 30 to the MountVille Exit.  At the end of the exit, go left,  This takes you into Mountville. Follow this link to locate the Mountville Public Library.