What: Hike along the Old Croton Aqueduct, connecting the Rivertowns of Philipse Manor, Scarborough and Ossining towns. At Philipse Manor we’ll take a tours
of the Rockefeller estate - Kukuit and a working farm and water-powered grist mill of 18th sentury
Terrain: level, flat and shaded walking path
Distance: 5 miles RT from Phillipse Manor station
(78 Riverside Drive & 270 Millard Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY, 10591)
to Ossining station (1 Main Street and Westerly Road
Ossining, NY, 10562 )
Hiking pace : from 2 to 1.5 miles per hour
Meeting time and place:
8:50 train from Grand Central or 9:43am at Philipse Manor train station
“Meet me under the clock” of the Grand Central Terminal Station information booth, located in the main concourse area.
I suggest arriving at Grand Central station at 8:30am so you'll have time to buy your ticket (there is often a line).
We have to get 8:50am metro-north rail road tickets to Philipse Manor station NY. http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_results.cfm?n=y
We will aim for the 3:00 pm train from Ossining town back to Grand Central Terminal.
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Cost: metro-north rail road is about $20
Rockefeler estate tour is $25 (optional)
Please, write in your RSVP if you are driving and from where and if you're willing to offer a ride to fellow hikers
We'll meet at the Philipse Manor Station at 9:43am