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Main St of New Paltz, NY (Rt 299) at its intersection with Huguenot St and Water St, which is west of Rt 32 (Chestnut St) and just east of the Wallkill River bridge. (GPS latitude-longitude = N41.7466,W74.0900 = 41.7466,-74.0900)

0.0

 

West

0.1

West on Main St / Rt 299 [HH - bad or no shoulder as of July 2002]

   

Major
Variation

  To shorten the route and eliminate one of the bigger hills, consider the "East of the Wallkill" start.
   

bridge 

  bridge across the Wallkill River

0.1

 

R

0.4

Springtown Rd (Ulster County Rt 7 - North)

0.5

 

BR

5.0

Springtown Rd - UC Rt 7 (pass by Mountain Rest Rd, UC Rt 6). see Condition Reports

5.5

 

R

1.3

River Rd (closed to cars, as of August 2000). see Condition Reports.  After about 0.6Mi, pass "Road Closed" sign -- walk bike where necessary until the road open from the other end is reached, then ride normally.

 

 

Variation

 

"New Paltz - Kingston Waterfront" route continues north on UC Rt 7 until it meets Rt 213, then goes on toward Kingston.

6.8

HH

cross

0.2

cross Rt 32, continue on River Rd

   

Variation

  to avoid dirt road: R on Rt 32 South [HH] 0.3Mi, L on Rt 213 East [HH] 0.4Mi to rejoin main route at Perrine's Bridge. Shoulders on these roads are not wide.

7.0

 

Straight - dirt

0.3

continue on unmarked dirt road -- meets Wallkill River, goes underneath the New York State Thruway. Walk bike where necessary.

7.3

 

R

0.0

cross Perrine's Bridge -- a covered bridge across the Wallkill River. Erected in 1850, restored in 1970. Near the entrance to the Woodcrest Bruderhof.

7.3

T

L

0.6

unsigned- Rt 213 East [HH]

7.7

 

site

 

view of falls on Wallkill River

7.9

 

R

0.0

Cow Hough Rd

7.9

 

L

0.8

Dashville Rd (climbs 200 ft, very steeply at first)

8.7

 

R

0.2

unsigned- Old Post Rd

8.9

 

R

2.1

Martin Swedish Rd (becomes Weston Rd)

11.0

T

R

3.3

unsigned- Plutarch Rd

12.3

 

 

 

(pass by Elliot Lane)

12.3

 

Variation

 

To see some interesting farms: R on Elliot Lane 0.8Mi, L on N Ohioville Rd 2.1Mi, L on Old Rt 299 0.9Mi, R on Elting Corners Rd to rejoin main route. Adds 1.4Mi to route.

14.3

 

L

0.4

Old Rt 299 / New Paltz Rd

14.7

 

R

0.2

Elting Corners Rd

14.9

EE

cross

2.9

cross Rt 299, becomes South St

16.8

 

 

 

(pass by Station Rd)

17.8

 

L

0.4

Maple Ave

18.2

 

Food

 

Clintondale, NY

18.2

HH

cross

1.7

cross Rt 44, becomes Hull Ave

19.9

T

R

0.9

Ulster County Rt 10 - West

20.8

 

L

1.0

Barclay Rd (turn comes in middle of downhill)

21.8

T

L

0.2

unsigned- Plattekill-Ardonia Rd (South)

22.0

 

R

0.8

Freetown Rd

22.8

 

R

0.2

unsigned- Freetown Rd (turn comes just before Dead End)

23.0

T

L

2.0

unsigned- Freetown Highway (South)

25.0

T

R

0.1

Rt 32 - North [HH - has a wide shoulder here, as of June 2000]

25.1

 

L

2.6

New Hurley Rd

26.3

 

 

 

(cross Orchard Rd)

27.3

 

 

 

(cross Plains Rd)

27.7

T

L

0.8

unsigned- Rt 208 South [HH - has a wide shoulder here, as of June 2000]

28.5

 

R

0.6

Quick Rd

29.1

 

L

0.5

unsigned- "Wallkill Correctional Facility", go under raised pipe -- turn comes at flashing yellow light, opposite "Road Closed" (comes after road curves left, then right, and crosses Wallack Dr)

29.6

 

R

0.4

Birch Rd

30.0

 

BL

2.0

River Rd (opposite sign for "Miller Rd - Pvt") Turns South, goes along the Wallkill River. Becomes Wallkill Ave

 

 

Food

 

Wallkill, NY. More food options on Rt 208 just south of town.

32.0

 

R

0.4

Bruyn Turnpike [HH - no or narrow shoulders]

32.0

 

bridge

 

bridge across Wallkill River

32.4

 

R

1.4

Lippincott Rd

33.8

 

cross

1.5

cross Albany Post Rd, becomes Bates Lane

 

 

site

 

Blue Chip Farms -- big horse farm

35.3

 

R

2.5

Hoagerburgh Rd

37.8

T

R

3.7

Bruynswick Rd (Ulster County Rt 7 - North)

41.5

HH

cross

3.4

cross Rt 44, continue on Brunswick Rd (UC Rt 7)

44.9

 

L

1.3

Albany Post Rd

 

 

Variation

 

To avoid a couple of hills: continue S on Ulster County Rt 7 for 3.0Mi, T-R Rt 299 East [HH] 1.0Mi to Finish.

46.2

HH

cross

1.7

cross Rt 299, becomes Butterville Rd

47.9

 

R

1.0

Mountain Rest Rd (Ulster County Rt 6 - East)

48.9

 

R

0.4

Springtown Rd (Ulster County Rt 7 - South)

49.3

T

L

0.1

Rt 299 East [HH - bad or no shoulder as of July 2002]

 

 

bridge

 

cross Wallkill River into New Paltz

49.4

 

Finish

 

Main St and Huguenot St, New Paltz NY

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