Poughkeepsie train station to New Paltz
West-bound

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Poughkeepsie train station -- Metro North and Amtrak.
        These directions start at the lower station entrance on the west side of the tracks by the ground level of the parking garage.  The ticket office and main waiting room and upper station entrance are on the east side of the tracks. 

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South

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through train station parking lot toward traffic light at Main St

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Variation

 

If you started from the upper station entrance by the main waiting room, you can also start by going South on the station road/driveway, turn R on Main St and go down the hill a little to the traffic light, and turn L onto Rinaldi Blvd to join the main route.

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Walkway Variation

  Walkway over the Hudson has wider path + quieter than Mid-Hudson Bridge, connecting streets to it have longer distance and more motor traffic. For ideas + map for Walkway, see the route Mid-Hudson / Walkway loop.

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Rinaldi Blvd

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Gerald Dr (West, then curves South)

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L - sidewalk

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sidewalk -- just before Gerald Dr goes underneath Bridge access roadway.  Sidewalk climbs up with some turns to the main Mid-Hudson Bridge access roadway

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R - bridge sidewalk

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cross over the Hudson River on the Mid-Hudson Bridge (Franklin D. Roosevelt) on the north sidewalk -- only open during daylight hours (as of June 2002)

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unsigned- Haviland Rd -- at end of sidewalk, turn Right and go through Johnson Iorio Park onto a road which is not the main car road across the bridge.  Road starts North, then curves West.

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connect

 

at Rt 9W, connect with this route:  Newburgh-Beacon / Mid-Hudson Bridge Loop

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cross

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cross Rt 9W

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Tillson Ave (curves West)

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Vineyard Ave / Rt 44 [HH] 

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Commercial Ave, becomes Phillips Rd

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New Paltz Rd

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S Chodikee Lake Rd (North-bound)

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Rt 299 West [HH -- wide shoulders as of July 2002]

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New Paltz Rd (West)

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connect

 

at Elting Corners Rd, connect with these routes:  New Paltz Farms and Orchards, New Paltz to Kingston Waterfront

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cross

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cross Elting Corners Rd, continue West on New Paltz Rd, becomes Old Rt 299

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N Ohioville Rd

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EE

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unsigned- Rt 299 West, becomes Main St [HH - good shoulders as of July 2002]

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EE

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N Putt Corners Rd / Ulster County Rt 17 (North)

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Henry W. Dubois Dr (West)

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unsigned- opposite Morello Pool -- Church St

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N Front St (West)

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cross N Chestnut St (Rt 32), continue on Front St

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Huguenot St

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Finish

 

New Paltz -- intersection of Main St / Rt 299 with Huguenot St and Water St, which is west of Rt 32 (Chestnut St) and just east of the Wallkill River bridge.

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connect

 

connect with all New Paltz - Wallkill Valley routes

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