for Hudson Valley bicycling
This page has reports we've received about road conditions in the Hudson
Valley -- especially for roads which are included in the routes on this
Of course this website cannot give you what would be most useful:
fully accurate and current information, for all the road segments on the
route you plan to ride -- as they will be when you plan to ride it (like
three days in the future).
We can include here information for only those road segments that we
or someone who tells us has ridden in the past year or so -- and that
leaves a lot of time for things to change, and a lot of other road
segments not reported.
So be ready for surprises. It's valuable to bring road
maps to help you find alternative routes that avoid unexpected bad or
And please send us a report when
you learn about road conditions which it would help us and other
bicyclists to know about.
Clearly with all the roads and bridges and paths on this Bike Hudson
Valley website, many sources of information would be needed to
have any reasonable chance of learning about current conditions along a bicycle
Warning: The websites of public road and bridge authorities often
omit information which is critical to bicyclists. If your trip
or event would really be messed up by a road or bridge being
unexpectedly closed to bicyclists, then actually give the authority
for that road a phone call.
And even then, it's usually good to confirm that information with
knowledgeable local bicyclists.
Here are some sites to try:
Road construction --
Region 8 -- Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster,
Road construction --
Region 1 -- Albany, Greene, Rensselaer, etc.
Often there are some messages about conditions of roads,
paths, and bridges.
question about conditions -- must join the group to post a
- NYC.bicycles discussion group --
not just New York City -- often has discussion of conditions in the
southern Hudson Valley below the Bear Mountain Bridge.
[ Please send us a report about
conditions you see. ]
East side of the Hudson River
see East side of the River condition
West side of the Hudson River -- Reports
see West side of the River condition
see Bridges + River crossings