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Historic Kingston Rondout Volkswalk for Everyonel


Kingston Rondout Waterfront
Broadway and West Strand Street, Rondout District
Kingston, NY 12401

41.918703 -73.981012

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 28, 2019, 9:00AM, Register 9-11 AM, finish by 2 PM


Event Type Walk/Hike Description The paved trails go through the historic Rondout section of Kingston with stately homes. The Rondout was the largest shipping facility on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany in the late 1800s. Today, shops, a major Hudson River marina, the Hudson River Maritime Museum, and the Kingston Trolley Car museum are all located in the district. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. A self-guided brochure and guide/map is available that will point out the various historical sites and natural scenic points along the way. Sponsoring Organization Volkssport Club at West Point

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Additional Information

The short 5 k (3.1 miles) route is mostly on city streets and paved trails; the 10 k (6.2 miles) route climbs several hills in the Rondout area. Both routes are not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
Activities: No fee for walking, those walkers participating in the American Volkssport Association walking program pay $3 for the usual credit fee. The start point is the small gazebo at the Rondout's TR Gallo Park at the end of Broadway near the public bathrooms at the waterfront, not the larger gazebo nearby.

Event Duration (hours): 1.5 to 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Not suitable for children under age 6.
Length (miles): 3 or 6
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
Additional Wheelchair Info: Mostly on city streets with some
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