The Great 26 Mile Challenge – Walk 5 Yonkers to Van Cortlandt Park

The Great 26 Mile Challenge – Walk 5 Yonkers to Van Cortlandt Park

Sunday, May 19, 2024 - 10:00am


Approximately 3 miles, 3 hours

Walk #5 is the final walk of the Great 26 Mile Challenge designed to cover the entire 26 miles of the Old Croton Aqueduct (OCA) in Westchester. Walkers who have completed the previous 4 segments of the Challenge will be awarded a Patch and a Certificate at the end of the walk. (Patches are free to members of the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct, non-members will be charged $10/patch.)

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 Philipse Manor Hall, 29 Warburton Ave., Yonkers 10701. Street parking on Warburton Ave. or in the Warburton Garage next door. Please DO NOT park in the Philipse Manor Hall lot. Metro-North in Yonkers – 5 minute walk
Walk will end at Lawton St. Yonkers 10705 GPS Coordinates: 40°54'26.2"N 73°52'56.9"W Street parking on Lawton St. and McLean Ave, Yonkers. Metro-North at Wakefield – 10 minute taxi ride.

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