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Harlem Valley Rail Trail

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Address: Millerton, NY 12546
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Great bike trail

Beautiful bike trail, great for walking as well, trail is nice and paved, nice weekend trip fun for the whole family.

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Millerton, New York
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Millerton, New York
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Beautiful bike trail, great for walking as well, trail is nice and paved, nice weekend trip fun for the whole family.

Thank dcclap65
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

great family ride, especially for NYC recreational family bikes. The path is smooth, last stop on the Harlem Valley Metro North Train. About 45 or so to Millerton. Once there, there are 3 or 4 antique shops and two restaurants that are very good.

Thank dinglydangler
Brooklyn, New York
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Many people also like to ride bikes there, but I prefer any one of the many low traffic roads in the area for riding my bike (with some hills, too). But this is a great place for running, and during the summer it stays fairly cool with the shade from the trees.

1 Thank Brian Q
United States
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We started a walk on the Rail Trail from here in Millerton. A nice trail, paved and in excellent condition. But my wife and I realized that, like on the D&R canal here in NJ, you have to be on a bike to cover more ground and see more. Over time, the trees have grown up around the trail and... More 

Thank Mr D
DeLeon Springs, FL
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70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This trail is for all comers and that includes bicycle riders. The trail is safe and easygoing for all. You need no special equipment or fitness to enjoy it. However in the hot summer days in parts where it is shady from Millerton towards Amenia it can get buggy. In the winter it is a wonderland in the snow. The... More 

Thank Gobitrip
Newtown, Connecticut
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect flat surface wide and uncrowded. Park at Wassic train station, bike one hour to Millerton NY. Diner, restaurants and decor and antique shops at the end of the trail. Total time to bike from train to Millerton one hour fifteen minutes, stop for lunch bike back is slightly downhill, hour ten minutes. On 21 speed bikes. Bikers aged 45... More 

Thank Brid C
Needham, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is your typical rail trail path - fairly level wide enough for single lane in each direction. The good news is that on a recent weekday, we ran into very few people! There were some pretty views, and we saw some wildlife including swans and egrets.One of our fellow riders handle bars got loose and the Recreation Department folks... More 

Thank 8585rachel
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A must for anyone with or without a car. To access without a car, take Metro North to Wassaic. The trail picks up right off the parking lot.

Thank Kendall P
Poughkeepsie, New York
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A great trail to spend the day on and enjoy the weather. It connects two very quaint towns that add charm to the area. My favorite part about this trail is that it isn't too crowded which gives you the quiet to enjoy the nature.

Thank Marissa W
Litchfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Great trail. Lots to see. Beautiful vistas. Farms, ponds, have been 3-4 times now or a bike ride. Informational signs along the route are fun and provide some history of the area.

Thank kenmar84

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