Where do you park for Wallkill Rail Trail?
There are multiple access points for the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail. You can park to access the trail from Gardiner, Sojourner Park in New Paltz, Binnewater Rd in Rosendale, and Rockwell Lane in Kingston. To reach parking at the northern terminus from I-87, take Exit 18, and turn left to merge onto NY 299 W.
Where do you park for New Paltz Rail Trail?
This off-road Empire State Trail section begins in New Paltz (various public parking options are available in the Village). The route follows the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail 13 miles north to where the trail ends at a parking area at the intersection of Route 32 and Rockwell Lane (2 miles south of downtown Kingston).
How high is the Rosendale Trestle?
150 feet high
The Rosendale Trestle is OPEN! 150 feet high, 940 feet long, and an iconic landmark of this extension of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail.
How long is the Rosendale Trestle?
Rosendale Trestle/Total length
In 2009, our purchase of the 940-foot long Rosendale Trestle was the first step in protecting one of the region’s premier landscapes, and turned a dilapidated railroad bridge into a community asset.
Is the Wallkill Rail Trail open?
The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail is a 22+ mile rail trail and linear park that winds along the former Wallkill Valley Railroad rail corridor in Ulster County, New York. The Rail Trail is open from dawn to dusk, year-round.
Is Mohonk a state park?
Minnewaska State Park Preserve adjoins the Mohonk Preserve lands to the south, and protects another 12,000 acres (49 km2) of former property of another member of the Smiley family as a state park.
Is the Hudson Valley Rail Trail open?
The Hudson Valley Rail Trail is open from the Walkway Over the Hudson to the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail in New Paltz (approximately 7 miles of shared-use trail/ 1.5 miles road segment in Town and Village of New Paltz.)
What’s a train trestle?
A trestle (sometimes tressel) is a rigid frame used as a support, historically a tripod used to support a stool or a pair of isosceles triangles joined at their apices by a plank or beam such as the support structure for a trestle table. Timber trestles were used to get the railroad to its destination.
How long is the Wallkill Rail Trail?
Stretching 23 miles, it affords magnificent views of the Shawangunk Ridge and crosses bridges over the Wallkill River and Rondout Creek. The trip across the latter — on a trestle 150 feet above the water — is truly spectacular.
How long is the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail?
The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail is a 22+ mile rail trail and linear park that winds along the former Wallkill Valley Railroad rail corridor in Ulster County, New York. It goes through the towns of Gardiner, New Paltz, Rosendale, and Ulster to the Kingston city line.
Are dogs allowed on Mohonk Preserve?
Pets are welcome to accompany you, but in keeping with our policies and New York State law, they must be on a leash and under your control at all times. Unleashed pets may also intimidate other visitors and their pets, depriving them of the peace nature provides.
Where can I Park to access the Gardiner trail?
You can park to access the trail from Gardiner, Sojourner Park in New Paltz, Binnewater Rd in Rosendale, and Rockwell Lane in Kingston. To reach parking at the northern terminus from I-87, take Exit 18, and turn left to merge onto NY 299 W. In 1.0 mile, turn right onto New Paltz Bypass/N. Putt Corners Road.
How do I get to Rockwell Lane in New Paltz?
In 1.0 mile, turn right onto New Paltz Bypass/N. Putt Corners Road. In 1.4 miles, turn left onto Shivertown Road, and go 1.1 miles; then turn right onto NY 32 N, and go 11.2 miles. Turn left off the highway onto Rockwell Terr., and go 0.1 miles to Rockwell Lane.
Is there a parking lot at the southern end of the trail?
There is no designated parking area at the southern terminus, but trail users can find a parking lot 2.5 miles north in Gardiner. To reach this parking lot from I-87, take Exit 17 and continue straight toward NY 300. Turn left onto NY 300 N., and go 2.7 miles.