Plans for the last leg connecting the Wallkill Valley and Hudson Valley rail trails will be unveiled by the state Department of Transportation Tuesday, May 15 in New Paltz. When complete, the link will allow bicyclists and pedestrians to travel freely from Walkway Over the Hudson to and from New Paltz, Kingston and Wallkill.
Starting Memorial Day weekend 2018. A new venture, based in Phoenicia, lets visitors ride the rails along the Esopus Creek on rail bikes.
New plans to expand mountain bike and cross country ski trails throughout the Catskills are coming forth this spring in the form of a proposed revision to the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Unit Management Plan for more than 6,106 acres of forest preserve lands in the Shandaken Wild Forest.
The Gardiner Library will host a talk: “Kayaking: How to Get Started” on Sunday, April 8 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Adirondack Mountain Club trip leader and ACA instructor, Don Urmston will tell you how to get started, what gear you’ll need, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and where to get instruction on your technique.
Hikers sometimes call it “shoulder season,” that awkward stretch of winter-adjacent weather that can’t seem to make up its mind. In the Catskills we tend to call it like it is: mud season.
The trail will connect the village of New Paltz to the carriage roads and footpaths of the Shawangunk Ridge.
Woodstock was on the route of the Nutmeg XXIII Winter Rally of the Vintage Sports Car Club of America which lucked into a clear day on Saturday, February 10.
Want to go climbing but don’t know any climbers? Check out Eastern Mountain Sports.
The Hudson Valley is a great place to pick your own apples or buy them by the peck. Here’s a rundown of local orchards in Ulster, Dutchess and Columbia counties. (With map)
Need an urban area? We have it. Need a suburban street? Have it. Apple orchard or farm? Yup. Shoot on the water? We can do that. Seasonal shooting? Winter, summer, spring or fall. All of it.