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Rail trail’s ‘missing piece’ eyed by land preservationists

Rail trail’s ‘missing piece’ eyed by land preservationists

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.

What to do when it’s raining

What to do when it’s raining

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.

Exploring the western frontier’s Delaware County

Exploring the western frontier’s Delaware County

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.

Exploring the Hudson Valley Book Trail

Exploring the Hudson Valley Book Trail

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.