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Sat Jun 5Hudson Loop Walk30miJersey City to GWB to WTC (ECG)
Sat Jun 19Cresheim Wissahickon Hike12miChestnut Hill PA
Sat Jul 17Schuylkill Banks Walk15miPhiladelphia to Tinicum PA (ECG)
Sat Aug 21Pennypack Trail20-27Holmesburg to Ft Washington PA
Sun Aug 22Wissahickon Trail20miFt Washington to Phila PA
Sat Aug 28Celebrate the Greenway Walk10-20miJersey City to Bayonne/Elizabeth
Sat Sep 11Down the Shore16miCape May to Wildwood, NJ
Sat Sep 25Endless Summer Walk30miMatawan to Asbury Park NJ
Sat Oct 9Bristol Stomp!18miBristol PA to Trenton NJ (ECG)
Sun Oct 17Great Staten Island Loop19miJersey City, NJ
Sat Oct 23FreeWalkers Marathon13-26miPhiladelphia to Chestnut Hill PA
Sun Oct 24Bronx Coast to Coast Walk18miBronx, NY
Sat Oct 30Watchung Loop Walk8mi Mountainside, NJ
Sun Oct 31Happy Halloween Walk15miTarrytown, NY
Sat Nov 6Cooper River Walk15-30miPhilly to Lindenwold, NJ
Sun Nov 7Bronx River Trail15miBronx to White Plains, NY
Sat Nov 13Bayonne Loop Walk15-20miBayonne, NJ
Sat Nov 20Palisades Loop Walk18-27miManhattan
Sun Dec 5Train Wreck at the Gulch5-15miHolmeburg/Bryn Athyn PA
Sun Dec 12Winter Hudson Loop30miJersey City to NYC
Sat Dec 18Philly Christmas Walk10miPhiladelphia
Apr 23-24Old Town Alexandria Greenway Walk40miAlexandria, VA
The walk starts at the intersection of W 231st St. and Riverdale Ave. at the entrance to Ewen Park (by the benches).   
 
To get there by subway, take the #1 Train to 231st St.   Then, from the station, walk 4 blocks west on W 231st St (past the Dunkin’ Donuts on West 231st St.) to get to the start.  

 

Back by popular demand, a Bronx walking tale. Dip your feet in the Hudson and the Sound in the same day on the same walk. Your reward is drinks and lunch on City Island. FREE and open to everyone.

2015 Bronx Walkers

This 18-mile walk starts at the NW corner of Broadway and West 231st St at the W 231st St. stop of the #1 Train at 9:00. We will then head west towards the Hudson River and walk along a rural road that's the westernmost avenue closest to the river. Near the river we pass one of the Kennedy clan's homes and see where JFK spent a few years of his life overlooking the Hudson.

We will go to a tiny, hidden park on the other side of Metro North tracks where you can go right up to the river and dip your hands into it. Then we walk to the northernmost point of NYC and start heading east, including walking through Fieldston, a private neighborhood of mansions.

Along the way we'll pass the Russian Compound, owned by Russia (Or, maybe they have they been thrown out?). We'll make our way to Van Cortland Park and follow the path of the East Coast Greenway. Along the path we'll pass a beautiful lake in the park.

We'll continue on Mosholu Parkway to Bronx Park, walking over the Bronx River. Then we'll make our way to Pelham Parkway, still on the East Coast Greenway, all the way to City Island (called the Seashore of the Bronx) and end at the end of City Island where we can eat and have beer at Johnny's Reef Restaurant, which has been there for at least 70 years!

We'll take a bus to the Pelham Bay stop of the No. 6 train, which you can take back into Manhattan.

See event map (updated 7/12/16): https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z7LlqpjT9qEk.kwgGuPR3VX08&usp=sharing

Get turn-by-turn directions here.

 

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