Croton Reservoir & Dam to Ossining Weir (one way or loop) tour

Croton Reservoir & Dam to Ossining Weir (one way or loop) tour

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 11:00am

Snow or heavy rain date, Sunday, December 15, at the same time

Joint walk with Urban Trail Conference

Easy-to-Moderate hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam, then south along the Aqueduct trail to the Weir in Ossining (95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte. 133) (from Metro-North Ossining Train Station by taxi or 15-minute walk). At the Ossining Weir, you may end your hike or return to Croton Gorge Park. To start, meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. 129, Cortlandt, NY 10567.  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. (Over 5 miles one way, 10 miles loop, 2.5 or 5 hours.) Contact:  Sara Kelsey, saraakelsey@gmail.com or 646-303-1448.

 

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The Croton Dam

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