Gunkskills: Poughkeepsie/Mohonk/Minnewaska/Yagerville/Peekamoose/Poughkeepsie

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General Information
Way Points: 

Poughkeepsie RR Station (start)> High Bridge/rail trail>  Rt 299> CR 6 (Mohonk ascent)> Clove Valley Rd> 44/55 (Minnewaska ascent)> Foordemoore Rd> Berme Rd> Rt 55, Napanoch> 55>55A> Yagerville Rd> Greenville Rd> Peekamoose> Rt 28A, West Shokan> Cottekill Rd> 213> Springtown Rd or Wallkill Valley Rail Trail options> Rt 299> rail trail/High Bridge> Poughkeepsie RR Station (end)


Hank Schiffman
Signature Route : 
Region Name(s): 
The Catskills
Difficulty Rating: 
5 out of 5
Attached Files

Water stop Mohonk gate house spigot at mile 15.2, top of ascent.

Fluid/food stops Peter's Market:

in on 55/209 in Napanoch @ mile 35.6 & West Shokan on Rt 28A @ mile 65.

Rail trail/Rosendale Trestle options on return, on Word cue sheet 2: Rt 213, left on Binnewater Rd, 0.9 miles from Cottekill Rd, rail trail/access to Trestle 0.25 miles on right. Follow rail trail south to Rt 299, New Paltz in 7.4 miles. Plus options to get back onto start of Springtown Rd/Rt7 just after trestle, rail trail cafe stop:

(another 1.3 miles further) where you can stay on rail trail or take East River Rd 0.4 miles and get onto Springtown Rd.

Metro North bike permit needed.

Check for current Metro North timetable.

Lots of climbing, take this into account in planning this ride.

This is the link to "Shari's route" of this ride:

HS 6/22/14

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