Rhinebeck to Tivoli

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Rhinebeck, NY -- intersection of Rt 9 and Rt 308 at the traffic light at the center of town.

0.0

EE

South

0.4

Rt 9 South [HH]

0.0

 

Variation
 A

  To shorten the route: Start by going West on unsigned West Market St 1.3Mi, turn R on Ryan Rd to rejoin main route. 

0.4

 

R

2.4

Mill Rd

2.8

 

R

2.1

Morton Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 85)

4.9

 

L

0.1

Butler St, then immediate L on James St (South)

4.9

 

Variation
B

 

Simpler, but miss seeing River:  continue straight on Morton Rd, becomes Kelly St. Then straight across onto Charles St, which becomes Rhinecliff Rd (Rt 308 East)

5.0

 

sharp R

0.3

Grinnell St

5.0

 

 view

 

view across the River to the Kingston lighthouse and mouth of the Rondout Creek

5.3

 

R

0.1

Shatzell St

5.4

 

site

  Rhinecliff, NY

5.4

 

L

1.0

Charles St, becomes Rhinecliff Rd (Rt 308 East)

5.5

 

train

 

Rhinecliff railroad station (Amtrak)

5.5

 

Variation

  to visit the water of the Hudson River with a view of the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge along the way: L on Hutton St, bridge across railroad tracks with view, then curve L and down hill.

6.4

 

L

0.8

Ryan Rd

7.2

T

L

2.7

River Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 103)

9.9

EE

cross

2.9

cross Rt 199, continue on River Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 103)

9.9

 

Variation
C

 

For a fine view of the river and the Catskill mountains:  turn L onto Rt 199 West [HH] and cross the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, and return. See Condition Reports.

10.7

 

site

 

Poets Walk -- for the best view of the Hudson on this route, walk 0.5 Mi to the first gazebo.

11.9

 

 

 

(cross Barrytown Rd / Station Hill Rd)

12.8

 

BL

1.2

River Rd (North) (pass by Kelley Rd)

13.1

 

site

 

Bard College (on both L and R)

14.0

T

L

1.5

Rt 9G North [HH - narrow shoulder, as of August 2002]

14.0

 

Variation
D

  to avoid Rt 9G, but at the cost of a hill climb:  go Straight across Rt 9G [HH] onto Whaleback Rd 1.5Mi, L on Budds Corners Rd 0.8Mi, R on Guski Rd 1.7Mi, T-L on Kerleys Corners / DC Rt 78 for 1.2Mi, straight across Rt 9G [HH] onto Broadway to rejoin main route.

15.5

 

L

1.7

Kidd Rd (starts West, then turns North, becomes Montgomery St)

17.2

 

food

 

Tivoli, NY

17.2

 

L

0.3

Broadway (Dutchess Co Rt 78) (West)

17.5

 

R

0.8

Woods Rd (North)

18.3

 

R

0.6

Sengstack Rd

18.9

T

L

0.8

Stony Brook Rd (pass by North Rd)

19.7

HH

cross

1.5

Lasher Rd / Dutchess Co Rt 80 - West (formerly Swamp River Rd)

19.7

 

Variation
E

  to avoid a dirt road: turn R on Rt 9G South [HH] 1.1Mi, turn L on Kerleys Corner Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 78) 1.2Mi up hill, R on Guski Rd to rejoin main route.

21.2

 

R - dirt

0.9

Freeborn Rd (sign at north end says "road closed", as of June 2004 -- see Variation E). 

21.2

 

Variation
 F

  to avoid both dirt road and a hill climb:  continue Straight on DC Rt 80, becomes Columbia County Rt 4, R on Rt 9 South [HH - reasonable shoulder as of June 2003], R on Pitcher Lane, T - L on Budds Corners Rd / DC Rt 79 to rejoin main route. [last checked June 2003]

22.1

T

R

0.3

Kerleys Corner Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 78)

22.4

 

L

1.7

Guski Rd (up hill)

24.1

T

L

2.6

Budds Corners Rd (Dutchess Co Rt 79)

24.9

 

  

 

cross Whaleback Rd / Rockefeller Rd, becomes Linden Rd

26.7

 

food

 

Red Hook, NY

26.7

T

R

0.1

West Market St (Rt 199 West) [HH]

26.8

 

L

0.2

Phillips St

27.0

T

R

0.2

Garden St

27.2

T

L

0.8

Benner Rd (South)

28.0

 

BL

0.5

Rokeby Rd

28.5

 

R

1.3

Middle Rd (South)

29.8

HH

cross

0.2

cross Rt 9G, continue on Middle Rd

30.0

T

L

0.4

unsigned- Hook Rd

30.4

T

R

1.5

unsigned- Old Post Rd (South)

31.9

T

L

0.7

Mt Rutsen Rd, becomes Montgomery St

32.6

T

L

0.2

unsigned- Rt 9 North [HH - wide shoulder in good condition as of June 2004]

32.8

 

R

0.0

Mulberry St / Fairgrounds 

32.8

 

site

  Dutchess County Fairgrounds

32.8

 

R

0.6

Mulberry St 

33.4

 

R

0.3

E Market St - Rt 308

33.7

EE

Finish

 

Rhinebeck, NY -- intersection with Rt 9 -- Food

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