Croton Dam & Reservoir Hike | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Croton Dam & Reservoir Hike


Croton Gorge Park
Route 129
Cortlandt, NY 10567

41.226601 -73.857737

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 15, 2024, 10:00AM, 2 miles in 2 hours
Detailed Times/Hours Walk begins at Croton Gorge Park at 10 am - meet at bathrooms at far end of the parking lots. Additional info @


Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Free (except per car $10 parking fee), easy, 2-mile/2-hour round trip hike along the Old Croton Aqueduct to the top of the beautiful Croton Dam. Meet near the restrooms at the rear (south end) of the park. 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 Old Croton Aqueduct Trail. The Aqueduct was completed in 1842 to supply fresh water to a thirsty New York City. From Metro-North Hudson Line Croton-Harmon Train Station: 15-minute taxi. Organization Hosting the Event Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct Phone Number 646-303-1448


There will be registration available at
Croton Gorge Park charges $10 per car.

Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: water and sturdy shoes

Event Duration (hours): 2
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 5

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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