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If you like trails it's a butifull trail we our whole family loves to go hiking and biking and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A contemplative walk on a lovely rail trail

The rail trail spans 20 plus miles, running along a quiet tributary of the Walkill. The trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Paltz, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like trails it's a butifull trail we our whole family loves to go hiking and biking and enjoy the nature so it's a place everyone would like it the nice scenery and it's a quiet place too so sure to go walk around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rail trail spans 20 plus miles, running along a quiet tributary of the Walkill. The trail passes through New Paltz, Gardiner and Rosendale, and is great for foot and bike traffic. A new link is intended to join with the Highland rail trail, which...More

Thank deedeeitha
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We enjoy always passing and seeing the Trail that shows the days gone by. Best to do it on a clear blue sky day to enjoy all it's offers.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Would have been better used had it remained a rail line -- light rail connecting Kingston, New Paltz, and Wallkill. It could ease the pressure on Route 32, but....there's this long, boring, level trail that occasionally has a bicyclist hollering at you to get out...More

1  Thank at78rpm
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We always wanted to adventure this trail and see where it would bring us. The rail trail is nice to bike or walk. We started in new paltz headed into the north direction toward kingston. It was shaded and sunny so it was a nice...More

3  Thank brookssun
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I walk the rail trail frequently! I bike it also! I am lucky to live here. The views of the mountains, farms , waterways, bridges will take your stress away. Enjoy!

3  Thank staceyley13
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great shaded trail for summer riding. Wonderful views, quiet and full of nature. Safe walking path. It is not paved si being proper shoes for walking. There are great rest areas with beautiful views. Great family activity for nature walk.

Thank Helene D
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail runs for about 22 miles from south of the hamlet of Gardiner north to the outskirts of Kingston. The surface is mostly gravel and dirt. It is open to walkers, runners, bikers and equestrians. It crosses a few well-trafficked roads...More

2  Thank LER26
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

I have walked my dog here several times. Please bring pick up bags if you do. I’ve bicycled here as well. Although most of the extended trail is dirt it is a compacted mostly level path. I use off road hybrid bike tires. If you...More

1  Thank j_ardinger
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Walked the rail trail between New Paltz and Rosendale. The walk is not stressful and I encourage you to stop along the way to experience the winds coming up from the caves along the way. And do not miss the view from the Rosendale trestle,...More

2  Thank sciguy J
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July 2, 2017|
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Response from Pete T | Reviewed this property |
Take NYS thruway to exit 18,make left off exit drive thru town till you come to end of town.we made right on Hugenot street,followed street till we found parking by little league field and half block away from trail
Leslie M
July 17, 2015|
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Response from onbelay66 |
No fee. Parking is also free of charge at several locations. We park on Binnewater Rd. in Rosendale, which is sort-of the 2/3 point. From there you can go North to Kingston (6 miles) or South to New Paltz (7ish miles) and... More
Andrea V
June 21, 2015|
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Response from ADNYC59 | Reviewed this property |
What he said.