|Statement||by Dante Puzzo.|
|LC Classifications||PZ4.P9943 Wal, PS3566.U98 Wal|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||118 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||79066385|
Getaway and enjoy a day, taking in beautiful Hudson River views and a historic walk along the Old Croton Aqueduct, connecting the Rivertowns of Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington. The Aqueduct forms a level, flat and shaded walking path behind the homes of this pleasant residential area along the Hudson River, giving one the sense of. This remnant is from the New Croton Aqueduct, in service between and , and so is not associated with Old Croton Aqueduct remains. Continuing south along University, being careful not to get flattened by traffic exiting and entering the busy Cross-Bronx Expressway, we are nearing one of New York City’s true architectural gems. Easy 2-mile hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam. Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. , Cortlandt, NY 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 to. The Old Croton Aqueduct Water Supply System, situated in Westchester County, was an exemplary feat of engineering that spanned km or miles. It supplied water to nearly all segments of the city save four, namely Yonkers, Tarrytown, Scarborough and Ossining.
miles of RiverWalk's route is publically accessible, utilizing newly constructed sections as well as existing sidewalks, paths and trails, such as the Old Croton Aqueduct, and paths within existing parks and facilities (e.g. VA Hospital in Montrose, Scenic Hudson Park in Irvington, Downtown Yonkers Waterfront and Camp Smith Trails in. Hours of Operation. Old Croton Aqueduct's trail is accessible from multiple cross streets over 26 miles. For a map of the trail please see the Map. 15 Walnut Street is the location of the Park Office, however it is not the start or end of the Aqueduct has no parking areas of its own, but ample parking is available on most nearby streets. Elizabeth Everett of Dobbs Ferry walks in Irvington past one of the many ventilator towers along the Old Croton Aqueduct trial July 10 The Old Croton Croton Aqueduct, which lies underneath. The New Croton Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the New York City water supply system in Westchester County, New York carrying the water of the Croton roughly parallel to the Old Croton Aqueduct it originally augmented, it opened in The old aqueduct remained in service until , when supply from the Delaware and Catskill Aqueducts was sufficient to .
For Westchester County residents there is an easy mile leg of the trail that will take you from Ossining to Quaker Bridge and Croton or a flat, nine-mile hike from Tarrytown to Yonkers. New York City residents can bite off a marathon-size segment of the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail and do a mile stretch from Yonkers to the Croton Dam. How a Massive Public Works Project Saved a Parched New York The Croton Aqueduct, completed years ago, was an engineering feat that delivered much-needed potable water by gravity 41 miles to. They have sponsored historical signs all along the Aqueduct, host guided walks, and post interesting information on their website. Check them out! Now, generally, I run just a three-mile stretch of the Aqueduct – from the Croton Dam down to GE’s Jack E. Welch campus and then back up to the Dam. Along with providing a scenic offroad adventure, the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail offers access to a number of New York attractions. Beautiful churches, quaint historic districts, gorgeous parks and interesting museums abound, as well the folklore-filled experiences of Sleepy Hollow.