Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, 365 days a year, to accept injured, orphaned, and oiled native wild birds. If you need more information on how to help an injured wild bird, click here.
We are located at:
170 Possum Hollow Road
Newark, DE 19711
If you have any other questions, or need help with directions, please call (302) 737-9543.
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
We will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
We will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
FROM THE SOUTH ON ROUTE 1 – After crossing St. George’s Bridge, go 2 miles to Exit #152. Follow the ramp to the stop light at Rt. 72 North (Wrangle Hill Road). Turn left onto 72 North. Stay on Rt. 72 North for 10 miles, straight through Newark to the traffic light by Wendy’s restaurant. Turn left here, still on 72 North (Possum Park Road), and drive 1.6 miles to Possum Hollow Road on your right. Turn right onto this road. We are at the end of the road.
FROM THE NORTH – From I-95 S, take the first Newark Exit # 3 (Rt.273West), stay in the right lane. Turn right at the first light onto Harmony Road. Go FIVE lights until Harmony Rd. dead ends onto Capitol Trail / Kirkwood Highway. Turn left onto Capitol Trail / Kirkwood Highway (Rt.2). Turn right at the fourth traffic light onto Possum Park Rd. (there is a Wendy’s restaurant on the corner). Go 1.6 miles to Possum Hollow Rd. Turn right on this road. We are at the end of the road.
FROM THE LONGWOOD/ROUTE 1 AREA — Take Rt. 82 South, go straight past the side of the high school, DON’T turn left. Follow to dead end at Kaolin Road just beyond the small white bridge. Turn right onto Kaolin/Marshall Bridge Road which becomes Limestone Road (Rt. 7) in Delaware. Follow to traffic light at Rt. 72 South, turn right. Go 3.4 miles to the light where Rt. 72 turns a hard left; turn left. Then take the first left onto Possum Hollow Road. We are at the end of the road.
FROM THE NEWARK AREA — Get onto Kirkwood Highway (Rt. 2) toward Wilmington. Turn left, at the traffic light by Wendy’s, following Rt. 72 North (Possum Park Road). Follow it 1.6 miles to Possum Hollow Road on the right. Turn right onto Possum Hollow Road. We are at the end of the road.
FROM MARYLAND ON I-95 — Turn off at Maryland Exit 109-B (Newark). Go north on Elkton Rd. (Rt. 2) for 3.6 miles before being forced to bear right onto Delaware Ave. Follow Delaware Ave. through Newark, past the high school, to Rt. 72. Turn left on Rt. 72 and go 1.4 miles to Possum Park Road. Turn left on Possum Park Road and go 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Possum Hollow Road. We are at the end of the road.
FROM PENNSYLVANIA VIA RT. 896 – Follow 896 into Newark to the traffic light at Cleveland Avenue at the top of the hill. Go left on Cleveland Avenue 0.6 miles to traffic light at Paper Mill Road (also called Curtis Mill Road). Turn left on Paper Mill Road and go 2 miles to traffic light next to Shell Station. Turn right. Go about 300 yards to Possum Hollow Road on left. Turn left and follow road to end.