FULL! Croton Reservoir & Dam Hike

FULL! Croton Reservoir & Dam Hike

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 10:00am

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Free, small group, open-air 2-mile (total) hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam.  Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. 129, Cortlandt, NY. 10567.  (Note: parking fee of $10, May-Sept.). The leader of the hike will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the features of the Croton Dam, the trailhead of the Aqueduct Trail.  The Aqueduct was completed in 1842 to supply fresh water to a thirsty New York City.  (From Metro-North Hudson Line Croton-Harmon Train Station:  15-minute taxi.) Required: pre-registration (limited number); masks, and social distancing. Walk will be rescheduled if weather does not cooperate.  Co-led by Tom Tarnowsky. 

Contact Sara Kelsey, saraakelsey@gmail.com or call/text 646-303-1448.

 

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