Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Group entering the weir
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center & view a short film about the Aqueduct.  The Weir is nearby on the Double Arch Bridge. There you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history.  There is an optional walk along the Sing Sing Kill Greenway, located below the Double Arch Bridge, after the Weir Tour.  Address:  95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center & view a short film about the Aqueduct.  The Weir is nearby on the Double Arch Bridge. There you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history.  There is an optional walk along the Sing Sing Kill Greenway, located below the Double Arch Bridge, after the Weir Tour.  Address: 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte.

Photo of the Dam with water cascading
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Easy 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 water to a thirsty New York City.

Girls in front of Ossining Weir
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center & view a short film about the Aqueduct.  The Weir is nearby on the Double Arch Bridge. There you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history.  There is an optional walk along the Sing Sing Kill Greenway, located below the Double Arch Bridge, after the Weir Tour.  Address: 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte.

The dam in winter with ice
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Easy 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 water to a thirsty New York City.

High Bridge photo by Lesley Walter
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Meet in front of the Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Ave at 173rd St, NYC. 

Crew leaders from the Invasive Cleanup 2018
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with another volunteer day on the Aqueduct removing invasive species and restoring with native plants, all under the guidance of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s Invasives Strike Force.  This will take place on the Aqueduct Trail in Croton on Hudson.  Parking will be on Quaker Bridge Road – look for “Volunteers Park Here” signs between houses #124 and #99 Quaker Bridge Road.

Registration link: http://bit.ly/tc-isf19

Visitors entering the weir
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

A Hudson River Valley Ramble Event

Croton Dam with cascade
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

A Hudson River Valley Ramble Event