26-Mile Challenge - 2 of 5 - Ossining to Tarrytown

26-Mile Challenge - 2 of 5 - Ossining to Tarrytown

Sunday, April 14, 2024 - 9:00am


Approximately 6 miles, 5 hours

Walk #2 of the Great 26 Mile Challenge is a continuation of a 5-walk series designed for those who want to walk the entire 26 miles of the Old Croton Aqueduct (OCA) in Westchester. The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct awards a Patch and a Certificate to anyone who completes the 26 miles of the trail. This walk covers the segment of the OCA trail from Ossining to Tarrytown. Future walks will be held on alternating Sundays as follows: 4/28, 5/5 and 5/19.

The Details: Terrain will be mostly level with some moderate elevation changes, there will be roots and rocks; please wear appropriate footwear. Please bring lunch, snacks and water – there will be rest stops along the way.

Important Note: This is a one-way walk. Plan accordingly if you will need to return to your starting point.

Meet at the corner of Spring St. and Everett Ave., Ossining 10562
Street parking available. Metro-North in Ossining – taxi or 20 minute walk
Walk will end at Neperan Park, 43-61 Neperan Rd., Tarrytown 10591
Municipal parking at McKeel Avenue and the Aqueduct (2 blocks north of Neperan Park). Limited street parking on Neperan Rd. Metro-North in Tarrytown – 15 minute walk
Restrooms: Please use restroom before walk as there are no restrooms along the route.

Required: Pre-registration. Will reschedule in the event of rain.