The beautiful mountain swimming hole near camping and hiking areas can be quite busy in the summer months. The permits, which are only required on weekends, are available free of charge online.
Outdoor beaches and swimming holes across picturesque Ulster County
Saturday, June 30: The group is limited to 20 people, and the outfitter will need to know in advance how many children will be needing kid-sized lifejackets, so don’t wait long to register!
The route linking the Hudson Valley Rail Trail to the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail was unveiled earlier this month in New Paltz. The route will use newly constructed off-road walkways as well as existing roads. When complete next spring, bicyclists and pedestrians will be able to ride from the Walkway Over the Hudson to the village of New Paltz, and from there to Wallkill or Kingston.
During the two-hour tours, riders will pedal in groups on the train tracks from the Phoenicia railway museum to Mount Pleasant and back, Thursdays through Sundays.
The completed three-quarter of a mile-long section of the trail runs along the Wallkill River from the Carmine Liberta Bridge to Springtown Road. When fully constructed, the six-mile long River-to-Ridge loop trail will connect the Village of New Paltz to the Shawangunk Ridge.
Sunday, May 13: Geology tour on Mother’s Day to illuminate Rosendale’s cement-mining history.
The glossy red steel repair stand offers an air pump and gauge along with all the basic tools a cyclist might need to perform simple repairs and maintenance when out for a ride.
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.