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note: numbers in the Miles column are based on using Variation X in section B, so do not agree with using main route in section B

 
Miles

 
Mark

 
Turn

This Leg

 
Description

 

 

Begin Section C 

  Bear Mountain Inn, Bear Mountain State Park, NY

61.1

 

South

0.3

park road "to Route 9W South"

61.4

circle

L

0.8

"to route 9W South": down hill

62.2

T

R

0.4

rt 9W South

62.3

 

site

 

Iona Island

62.6

 

L - dirt

1.8

Bicycle Route 9 -- This path seems to get major damage from a big storm every few years, so some sections might not be ridable -- or safely passable by any means with a bike -- check Condition Reports.  But continuing on Rt 9W through here has bad or no shoulders in an area of high speed traffic on curves -- though the vehicle lanes are reasonably wide.

64.4

 

Straight

0.5

unsigned- Jones Point Rd

64.9

 

L

3.9

Route 9W South

67.9

 

food

 

Tomkins Cove, near Rockland cty rt 53 and rt 112

68.3
 

 

 

Variation
F

 

  to visit the lighthouse, with a fine view:  after 3.4Mi on rt 9W, L on Park Rd North 0.2Mi, T - L Park Rd 0.5Mi then a short walk to lighthouse. Turn around, about 0.6Mi on Park Rd, L Georgian Dr, quick R Jackson Dr 0.3Mi, R (unsigned) Farley Dr 0.3Mi, L (unsigned) Tomkins Av to rejoin main route.

68.8

 

L

0.4

Tomkins Av - (finish under railroad bridge)

69.3

 

R

0.5

unsigned- Beach Rd (Rockland Co 110)

69.8

 

L

2.1

Rockland Co 108 (Beach Rd / Grassy Point Rd)

70.4

 

site

 

Grassy Point -- beach on Hudson River, fine view.

71.9

 

L

0.4

Tanneyann's Lane (just after sign for "End Rt 108")

72.3

T

L

0.3

unsigned- Samsondale

72.3

 

food

  for a deli (as of 2004): turn R on Samsondale

72.6

 

L

0.6

Broadway

73.2

 

site

 

Haverstraw, NY

73.2

 

R

0.1

Broad St  (if miss this, can turn R on New Main St)

73.3

 

L

1.0

unsigned- Maple St - South (first L at stop sign)

73.4

 

 

 

(cross New Main St)

73.9

 

 

 

(pass by West St - unsigned)

74.0

 

 

 

(pass by Riverside Ave)

74.3

 

R

0.2

Short Clove Rd -- watch for railroad tracks

74.5

T

L

0.4

Rt 9W - South [HH]

74.6

HH

 

 

pass by right turn (awkward uphill intersection -- see Traffic Notes)

74.9

 

L

4.5

Rt 9W - South (pass by Rt 303) [HH] -- leads to long climb, then downhill

74.9

 

food

  food to the right by the intersection of Rt 9W with Rt 303

76.6
 

EE
 

Variation N

  water-side riding: For lots more pretty riding alongside a lake and then alongside the Hudson River (some on dirt), turn L into Rockland Lake State Park and follow cue sheet for Variation N (tricky the first time if not following a GPS). Adds 2.9 miles to route, but avoids a hill-climb.

79.4

 

L

0.4

Christian Herald Rd (East) (turn comes at bottom of downhill, just before an uphill) -- becomes Old Mountain Rd, goes down hill, curves R to join next road

79.8

 

BR

0.4

Midland Ave (South) (Old Mountain Rd goes left)

80.2

 

L

0.3

Castle Heights Ave

80.5

T

R

0.7

Broadway

81.1

 

food

 

Nyack, NY

81.2

EE

Finish Section C

 

Nyack, NY -- intersection of Broadway with Main St at traffic light
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