Cicada!  LbNA # 8146 (ARCHIVED)

Placed DateMay 7 2003
LocationSparks, MD
Found By wood thrush
Last Found May 19 2007
Hike Distance?

In honor of the hoard of "Brood X" Cicadas due to arrive in the area in the month of placement!

Start at the NCR Trail in Sparks, MD (part of the Gunpowder Falls State Park: take York Road north of Shawan Road to Sparks. Turn right on Sparks Road. Go less than 1 mile to parking lot). Take the trail to the south for .6 mile.

You will see a small trail to the left that leads to an old quarry (it looks like a large rock wall). Take this trail -- its only a few feet to the wall.

Follow the rock wall (be careful of old pieces of metal on the ground!). Where the rock wall begins to curve, look for two large trees with a smaller tree between them. The box is under some rocks at the base of the small tree.