Roeliff Jansen Kill

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"CC Rt 8" = "Columbia County Route 8"

Start

 

 

 

Livingston, NY

0.0

 

East

1.7

Church Rd (CC Rt 10 East)

 

 

Variation

 

North on CC Rt 19 - 0.4Mi, BR onto Rt 9 North [HH] 0.4Mi, R on Schneider Rd 1.5Mi, cross Rt 82 to join main route on Water St. [Variation last checked 2001]

1.7

 

L

0.8

Willow Brook Rd

2.5

T

L

0.2

Rt 82 West [HH]

2.7

 

R

2.6

Water St

3.0

 

 

 

(soon crosses unsigned Old Route 82, then later is joined with CC Rt 12 coming in from the left)

5.3

 

BL

0.2

unsigned- Millbrook Rd (CC Rt 12 goes R)

5.5

 

R - dirt

0.7

Stickles Rd - [much on dirt as of July 2007]

6.2

 

R

1.2

School House Rd (East)

6.4

 

 

 

cross CC Rt 27 -- becomes CC Rt 27B

7.4

 

R

2.1

Catskill View Rd - turns to dirt

7.4 

 

Variation
 A

 

to shorten the route by 2.1Mi, and avoid some hills and dirt: continue Straight on CC Rt 27B 0.5Mi, T - R on CC Rt 16 East 1.5Mi, R on Rt 23 East [HH] 0.7Mi, L on unsigned- Old Barrington Rd to rejoin main route.

7.4

 

Variation
 B

  To avoid both dirt sections, but with more vehicle traffic: continue Straight on CC Rt 27B 0.6Mi, L on CC Rt 16 West 0.5Mi, T - L on Rt 23 West [HH] 1.4Mi, R on Rt 217 East to Philmont to rejoin main route.

9.5

T

L

0.6

unsigned- Snydertown Rd

10.1

 

R - dirt

1.2

Bates Rd

11.3

 

L

0.6

Decker Rd

11.9

 

R

0.3

Rt 23 East [HH] (up a hill)

12.2

 

L - dirt

0.6

unsigned- Old Barrington Rd (starts near top of hill, quickly curves left, goes down, then up)

12.8

 

R - dirt

1.9

unsigned- Oak Hill Rd -- North (second right, near the top of hill)

14.7

T

R

0.4

unsigned- Stevers Crossing Rd

15.1

 

L

0.8

Summit St (North)

15.9

 

R

1.7

Main St (Rt 217 East)

16.1

 

food

 

Philmont, NY

17.6

 

L

2.3

Schnackenberg Rd

19.9

T

R

0.3

unsigned- Harlemville Rd -- East

20.2

HH

cross

0.8

unsigned- Harlemville Rd -- cross Taconic State Parkway

21.0

 

food

  for food, turn R on CC Rt 21C and look for a farm store on the right side -- Harlemville NY.

21.0

T

L

3.9

CC Rt 21 - East

21.4

 

 

 

(continue straight when Harlemville Rd turns R, then climb up long hill, then go down before the next turn)

 

 

Variation
 C

 

for purists, to catch the RJKill closest to its source:  After 1.1Mi on CC Rt 21, L on Crow Hill Rd (CC Rt 7), R on The Cross, R on Dugway Rd (Rt 7D)  (gravel and steep hill), BL La Branche, BL Dawson Rd, and rejoin route. [variation last checked around 1996]

24.9

 

L

1.8

Dawson Rd

26.7

 

BR

1.0

CC Rt 7D - South

27.7

T

R

2.5

Rt 22 South [HH]  (cross RJKill almost immediately)

 

 

Variation

 

more miles on quiet roads: after 1.5Mi on Rt 22, turn L on Mitchell St 1.6Mi, R on Herrington (dirt) 1.3Mi, L on Collins 2.5Mi to rejoin route. [variation last checked Oct 2006]

30.2

 

L

0.4

Collins St  (cross RJKill)

30.6

 

BR

1.5

Collins St

32.1

 

BL

1.0

Collins St

32.8
 

 

Variation
 

  to cross three creeks on a pleasant road: before the end of Collins turn R on Tribrook Rd 0.6Mi, T - R Rt 22 South [HH] 0.8Mi to Rt 23 rejoin main route at Hillsdale. (crosses creek from Berkshires east, then RJKill, then Hunt Rd creek from northwest). [variation last checked Oct 2006]

33.1

 

R

0.8

Rt 23 West [HH]  (cross RJKill)

33.9

 

food

 

Hillsdale, NY [food options a little west on Rt 23 or a little south on Rt 22, as of October 2006]

33.9

EE

L

0.3

Maple St (just right of Rt 22 South)

33.9

 

Variation

  to see more of Hillsdale and its food options: from the light continue Straight on Rt 23 West 0.2Mi, L on Anthony St 0.5Mi, R on Underhill Rd to rejoin main route. [variation last checked Oct 2006]

34.2

T

L

0.1

Anthony St

34.3

 

R

1.4

Underhill Rd

35.7

T

R

0.9

Black Grocery Rd

36.6

T

L

1.0

unsigned- Overlook Rd  (cross RJKill)

37.6

T

R

2.3

Farm Rd

39.7

 

 

Variation

 

  to see more of RJKill: a little before end of Farm Rd, R on Mountain View Rd 0.8Mi, BR on Rt 7A / Center Hill Rd 0.2Mi, L Snyder Pond Rd 2.0Mi, T - L on CC Rt 7 south 0.3Mi, T - L on CC Rt 7A East 2.1Mi (cross RJKill) to Copake, R Empire Rd to rejoin main route. [variation last checked 2003] -- adds 4.8 miles to route.

39.9

 

BR

0.4

CC Rt 7A

40.3

 

food

 

Copake, NY

40.3

 

Straight

3.0

Empire Rd

43.3

T

R

1.8

Wiltsie Bridge Rd

45.1

 

BR

1.4

Wiltsie Bridge Rd (pass by Snyder Rd)

46.5

T

R

1.0

Rt 82 North (goes West here) [HH - reasonable shoulder]

47.5

 

BL

6.0

CC Rt 7 South [HH] (goes West here)

 

 

Variation

 

Gallatinville Rd to Silvernails (closer to the RJKill, but has a hill) [Last checked around 1996]

53.5

 

R

5.5

CC Rt 2 / Dutchess Co Rt 50 - West (it changes back and forth between the two route numbers)

59.0

 

BL

0.5

CC Rt 19 -- South (also CC Rt 2)

 

 

Variation
 D

 

To shorten the route by 14 miles, but miss some fine country:  R on CC Rt 19 North 6.6Mi, R on Rt 9 North [HH] 0.1Mi, R and BL on CC Rt 19 North 0.4Mi to Finish.

59.4

 

food

 

Elizaville, NY

59.5

 

BR

0.1

CC Rt 2 - West  (CC Rt 19 goes L)

59.6

 

R

1.0

Pleasant Vale Rd (North)

60.6

 

L

0.6

Pleasant Vale Rd (West) (careful on steel grate bridge)

61.2

 

R

2.2

Commons Rd

63.4

 

R

0.3

Rt 9 North [HH]

 

 

Variation

 

To go directly to Dales Bridge: Straight on CC Rt 6 (cross Rt 9) 0.8Mi, R on Hogtrough Rd 1.2Mi, T - L on CC Rt 8 West 1.3Mi to rejoin main route.

63.7

 

R

1.2

Buckwheat Rd

64.9

T

L

0.8

CC Rt 8 -- West

65.7

 

food

 

Blue Stores

65.7

 

L

0.1

Rt 9 South [HH]

 

 

Variation
 E

 

To avoid steep Dales Bridge:  R on Rt 9 North [HH] 0.7Mi, L on Sparrow Bush Rd 1.0Mi, T-R on CC Rt 31 North 0.5Mi, L on Wire Rd 3.3Mi to rejoin route. (shortens route by 2.1Mi)

65.8

 

R

1.4

Bingham Mills Rd  (cross RJkill)

67.2

T

R

1.7

CC Rt 8 -- West

67.6

 

 

 

(pass by Hogtrough Rd)

68.9

 

BR

0.7

CC Rt 8 / Eastern Parkway

69.6

 

BR

1.6

Eastern Parkway

71.2

T

R

0.9

Dales Bridge Rd -- steep down, cross bridge over RJKill, then steep up

72.1

T

L

1.2

Wire Rd (West)

73.3

 

BL

0.6

CC Rt 10 - West

 

 

Variation
 F

 

To shorten route by 1.8Mi:  R onto CC Rt 10 East, which is the main route.

73.9

T

L

0.0

Rt 9G

73.9

 

R

0.3

Linlithgo Station Rd (West)

74.2

 

site

 

This is the mouth of the Roeliff Janssen Kill, where it empties into the Hudson River.  Unfortunately it is not easy to find a way to actually get to the Hudson River itself.

74.2

 

turn
around

0.3

Linlithgo Station Rd (East)

74.5

T

L

0.0

Rt 9G

74.5

 

R

0.6

CC Rt 10 - East

75.1

 

BL

4.3

CC Rt 10 (pass by Wire Rd)

77.0

 

 

 

(cross CC Rt 31, Blue Hill Rd)

79.4

HH 

cross

0.0

cross Rt 9 [HH], becomes CC Rt 19

79.4

 

BL

0.4

CC Rt 19 -- North

79.8

 

Finish

 

Livingston NY

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