Kinderhook, NY

in Columbia county, New York


Bagel Tyme 

just North of main interection 


Vanderpoel house -- just North of main intersection  

Martin van Buren house -- on Route 9H, near intersection with Columbia County route 25. 

Van Alen house -- on Route 9H 

Finding partners for riding

  • Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club -- rides and members tend to center further north, toward the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area, including some in northern Columbia county, like around Kinderhook.

Bicycle Shops

Steiner's Sports -- Valatie store 

Bicycle Routes 

  • Wandering Northwest Columbia -- 38 miles, moderate hilliness.  Miles of quiet farm country in the west, beautiful hilltop views and long downhill cruising in the east, and several historic sites.  Start points:  Ghent, Chatham, Kinderhook, Schodack, Philmont.  2300 vertical feet, hill index 3.6  [ Description | Map | GPS | Cue sheet ]
  • Grand Tour of Columbia County -- 83 miles, hilly.  Sweeping views, old houses, farms and lots of quiet roads, a waterfall or two -- and a long, beautiful downhill run.  (Also a 62-mile variation).  Start points Lake Taghkanic State Park, Livingston, Hudson, Kinderhook, Hillsdale, Copake Falls.  5000 vertical feet, hill index 4.3.  [ Description | Map ]
  • Rip Van Winkle Bridge to Albany, loop on both sides of the Hudson river -- 74 miles, moderate hills, from Catskill and Hudson to the Dunn Memorial Bridge between Albany + Rennselaer.  Lots of sweeping views across beautiful farm country, a variety of angles on the Catskill mountains and the Hudson River, and the new and old buildings of Albany.  [ Details | Map | GPS | Cue sheet ] 

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