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Croton Dam Hike

Location

Croton Gorge Park
35 Yorktown Road
Cortlandt, NY 10520

41.225969 -73.857344

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 29, 2019, 2:00PM

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park. We will hike north along the Old Croton Aqueduct trail to the top of the beautiful Croton Dam, overlooking the Croton Reservoir with its water views and dramatic spillway. The leader will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and 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. Sponsoring Organization Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Contact Information

saraakelsey@gmail.com
646-303-1448

Registration

$10 parking fee per car - www.parks.westchestergov.com. No fee for hike.

Additional Information

Dirt path, slight incline.
Activities: Bring water. Picnic area in Croton Gorge Park.

Event Duration (hours): 2.5
Difficulty: Moderate
Not suitable for children under age 0.
Length (miles): 4
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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