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Ashokan Rail Trail

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A long scenic trail with easy access.


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12.0

Miles

19.3

KM

Doubletrack

677' 206 m

High

577' 176 m

Low

252' 77 m

Up

191' 58 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

Features Views

ADA Accessible ADA compliant trail surface.

Family Friendly Wide trail, restrooms, tree coverage overhead, scenic views.

Need to Know

Off the trail at access points are various places to eat and get gas.

Description

Three free trailhead parking lots provide access at different locations along the trail. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Expect scenic views of the Catskill Mountains and New York's largest reservoir, The Ashokan. There is a raised boardwalk that heads over a protected wetland area, which is home to many creatures.

There are rest areas with benches and signage describing history and local landmarks.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kenneth Lonas

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#1

in Kingston

#4278

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#1

in Kingston

#112

in New York

#4,278

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Wide Trail through one of many rock cuts.
Jun 18, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Sneak peek at the Ashokan Reservoir
Jun 23, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Esopus Creek
Jun 23, 2020 near Shokan, NY
Sneak peek at the Ashokan Reservoir.
Jun 18, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Social Distance Bike Club during 2020 COVID19 lockdown.
Jun 18, 2020 near Shokan, NY
View over the Glenford Dike
Jun 17, 2020 near West Hu…, NY

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