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Woodstock, NY -- intersection of Rt 212 (Mill Hill Rd, Tinker St) and Rock City Rd

0.0

 

West

1.5

Rt 212 West (Tinker St) [HH]

1.5

 

BL

2.0

Ulster Co Rt 45 - Bearsville-Wittenberg Rd (Rt 212 goes R)

3.5

 

R

0.1

Ulster Co Rt 40 - Wittenberg - Mt Tremper Rd

3.6

 

L

3.2

Cold Brook Rd - becomes Piney Point Rd (very steep downhill at end)

 

 

Variation
A

 

to avoid the steep downhill: continue Straight on UC Rt 40, L on Winnie Rd, L on Rt 28 East to rejoin main route.

6.8

T

L

0.4

Rt 28 East [HH - has reasonable shoulders, as of July 2002]

7.1

 

food

 

Boiceville, NY

7.2

 

R

6.7

Rt 28A - East

9.6

 

site

 

West Shokan, NY.  Here the route passes Rt 42, which comes from Peekamoose and the Rondout Reservoir.

13.9

 

L

1.4

unsigned- Monument Rd (If you reach Rt 213, you've gone too far) -- road narrows and crosses the main dam for the Ashokan Reservoir, then widens. 

   

view 

  View of the Ashokan Reservoir and the summits around its West end, especially Mt Cornell and Mt Wittenberg. The highest summit in the Catskills is Slide Mt, visible behind the others.

15.3

 

site

 

to ride across the middle of the Ashokan Reservoir, turn L onto Reservoir Rd, ride over the bridge about 0.2Mi, then turn around and come back.

15.3

T

L

0.1

continue on Monument Rd (East)

15.4

 

L - path

1.0

unsigned- pass around gate (carefully).  Paved path goes East along the south side of lake.

16.4

 

BR

0.3

unsigned- pass around gate (carefully), ride on road South (sometimes known as Frying Pan Rd)

16.7

T

L

6.1

Rt 28A - East

17.3

 

site

 

spillway of reservoir

17.3

 

Variation
Q

  to cross a spectacular gorge and see some pretty houses, but with more climbing:  After the 0.5Mi on Rt 28A, just before the spillway bridge turn south onto Stone Church Rd for 0.7Mi, then just after crossing bridge over gorge, turn L on Spillway Rd 3.9Mi to its end, T - R on Rt 28A for 1.1Mi to rejoin main route at Dike Rd.

22.8

 

L

1.2

unsigned- Dike Rd (just after Dug Hill Rd on R)

24.0

  

L

0.6

Basin Rd

24.6

 

R

0.1

unsigned- Basin Rd

24.7

EE

cross

1.9

Zena Rd (Ulster Co Rt 39) (cross Rt 28)

24.7

 

food

 

at Rt 28

26.6

 

L

2.0

Sawkill Rd (Ulster Co Rt 30). Becomes Zena Rd.

 

 

Variation
 B

 

To avoid some of high-speed Rt 212 -- at the cost of going over a steep hill: L on Sawkill 0.1Mi, L on Van Dale 0.1Mi, BR Van de Bogart 1.0Mi, T-R Witchtree Rd 0.6Mi, L Chestnut Hill Rd 1.2Mi (up steep hill, then steep downhill ends in a curve at single-lane bridge), T-L on Rt 212 West [HH] 0.6Mi to Finish.

28.6

T

L

1.3

Rt 212 - West [HH - shoulders are not wide, as of July 2002]

29.9

 

Finish

 

Woodstock, NY

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