According to The Open Space Institute’s Bob Anderberg and Peter Karis, sprucing up the southern section of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, whose more northerly components already owe a great deal to OSI’s intervention. In 2009, OSI acquired 11.5 miles of the rail trail between New Paltz and Kingston, including the Rondout Trestle in Rosendale, for whose rehabilitation it raised $1.1 million.
A compilation of events taking place in the Hudson Valley throughout the month of October.
You had the weekend all planned out, taking advantage of the crisp fall weather to enjoy cavorting outdoors among the brilliant leaf colors — but it’s raining. Don’t despair. The Hudson Valley, known for the beauties of its landscape, has indoor delights to offer as well. Many of them are related to history, art, and the printed word.
Sometimes the most magnificent places are just around the corner. At least for me, a New Paltz person, that’s true for the Millbrook Ridge Trail.
Delaware County’s northern border is less than two hours from Kingston via Route 28. There are lots of opportunity to wind down and connect with nature. Maybe that sounds good to you, too. Here are a few suggestions along a circular route easily done in a day, and tailored to a world still somewhat pandemic-restricted.
Whether you’re looking for new or used, rare or a classic, the Hudson Valley Book Trail has it all. The book trail, which is made up of only independent bookstores, runs from Peekskill up to Hudson. While we only highlight six stops here, the trail has 17 in seven Hudson Valley counties. Just minutes away from each stop are other activities like unique restaurants, other shopping or even the Hudson River Skywalk.
On the Memorial Day weekend, explore the heritage of Kingston, from dozens of historic sites and museums to bustling shops
On May 9 enjoy a new outdoor nighttime walk-through experience at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill. Visitors
A series of virtual meetings will be held in the coming week concerning a new state park along the Hudson River, just north of Kingston Point.
Register now for a winter snowshoe stream walk with the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program along a tributary to the Little Beaver Kill on the grounds of Kenneth Wilson State Campground, located at 859 Wittenberg Road in Mount Tremper, on Saturday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.