New Trail/New Hike on the River to Ridge Trail | Friday, October 19, 10:30 AM

MohonkA new six-mile loop trail connecting the village of New Paltz to the Shawangunk Ridge has recently opened and the Andes Hikers of the CMC are planning to check it out. Built by the Open Space Institute, the trail is a multi-use hiking and cycling path.

Event Duration:  6 miles, 3 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Easy-Moderate

Leaders: Jeff Ditchek and John Exter

Bring: good hiking shoes, snacks, plenty to drink.

Registration required by October 17.  Register by contacting the leader. See below.

Note: If you have registered and cannot attend, please be sure to notify the hike leader as soon as possible so that others on the waiting list can be invited to join and/or so the group will know not to wait for you at the trailhead. Thanks.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed:  No

Additional Information: Carpooling may be arranged.

Questions about this event and registrations can be directed to:  Jeff at

Driving Directions: From Kingston take the Thruway south to New Paltz  and go east on SR 299 to the village. Or take SR 32 south to SR 299 in New Paltz.

On SR 299 in New Paltz, head west over the Wallkill River Bridge for about 200 feet to Springtown Rd. Turn north and look for the parking area at about 3/10s of a mile from the intersection.

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