Park in the lot marked for the Historical Park Farm/Horse trailer parking. Exit the parking lot to the left corner which is to the right of the rest rooms and by an information board and signpost marked for Spoon Branch trail. This is blue blazed. Go past the cop of trees and the park benches to your right and exit through open field and parallel to the park road back into woods. The trail bends to the left and exits the woods to cross over the park road and back into woods. The trail skirts past a pond on the right before undulating down and around to the left towards a board walk comprising of 2 planks. Careful of this after wet weather as these can be very slippery. After completing the plank boardwalk, the trail turns right past another signpost and heads towards a bridge. It will still be blue blazed at this point. After crossing the bridge, bear right and ignore the blue blazes at a fork but instead turn right on the orange blazed bridal trail. The bridal trail follows parallel to the creek for a short while before bearing left and uphill. It bears left and then right before heading dead straight as though on the very border of the park. Parts of this straight section can be muddy. Eventually the trail bends downhill towards a creek. Bear right after the bridge to continue on the trail. The blazing here can be tricky and it is easy to turn left to close a much shorter loop. To continue on the rest of the main loop keep following the orange blazes to the next creek and bridge crossing. Bear right again to continue on the main loop (bearing left will close a shorter loop). The trail crosses over Rocky Branch creek before finally turning left and following a wider track. Turn left off the wide track to continue on a single trail which undulates before heading uphill past a wooden bench. Just after this bench there is an easy climb and flat before it turns sharply left and uphill. Below a bridge can be seen that crosses the main Rock Creek. This bridge will be reached later in the hike. Continue uphill and past a park bench. This is a convenient stopping point for a quick cuppa before continuing on the trail. The going is easy as the first of the 2 bridges is crossed, bear right to continue on the trail and bear right at the second of the bridges. Before long, a turn on the right will be spotted which is white blazed and marked as the Spoon Branch/Rock Creek connector. Turn right onto the connector and after a very short while, turn right again to continue on the connector. Ignore the connector blaze that also continues straight ahead. The connector soon heads downhill and then parallel to the creek before reaching a bridge and the start of green blazed Rock Creek trail. Crossing the bridge here will be a short cut to reacher Shelter 3. Turn right to start the loop of Rock Creek trail.The trail follows the small creek for a while before undulating in the woods and then following another dry creek bed later on. A couple of board walk bridges are crossed over the dry creek bed before a much large bridge is reached that crosses over the main Rock Creek. Rock Creek trail can be continued on either side of the creek itself. Crossing over the bridge, the trail continues parallel to the Creek and towards the dam. Rather than crossing the bridge, continue on the trail and head towards the dam. In the summer months, the water is always flowing over the dam and it is very pretty to see. A mini gazebo can be seen across the creek which is a nice picnic stop. Continue on Rock Creek trail to the right of the Creek until a large Gazebo is seen straight ahead - Elmo's Gazebo. This is equally a nice stopping point for a picnic or cuppa. Pick up Curtis Mill trail on the left to cross over the Creek. The paved trail back to the other side of the dam can be reached by turning left. Cross over the field and turn right to join the paved trail. Follow this to reach Obel's Shelter on the right. From here, follow the park road passing the disc golf course on the right as well as the visitor's centre before finally reaching the horse trailer/historical farm parking area which closes the loop of the hike.