Meet at the start point, The Bakery, 13 North Front St, New Paltz, NY 12561. The trail consists of paved roads, sidewalks, and a dirt rail trail. There is a 5k and a 10k trail, and there are some hills. It is rough for strollers and is not suitable for wheelchairs.
The trail will take you:
through downtown New Paltz, past many interesting shops and eateries;
2. down the “oldest street in America” where you will see six original stone houses that were built by New Paltz’s first European settlers, the French Huguenots;
3. through the SUNY New Paltz campus;
4. through quaint residential areas (10k only); 5. You will also have many opportunities to view the Shawangunk Mountains, where the sport of mountain climbing is practiced by climbers from all over the world.
All walkers invited to participate. Non-AVA participants welcomed to walk for no-charge, although a small donation to defray club's expenses is certainly appreciated. View our club's website to learn all about Volkswalking at http://www.avaclubs.org/WestPoint and our club yearly calendar at http://www.tinyurl.com/vcwpava .