Old Croton Aqueduct from Tarrytown to Ossining

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

A stone ventilator along the Old Croton Aqueduct - Photo by Daniel Chazin A stone ventilator along the Old Croton Aqueduct - Photo by Daniel Chazin Weir on the Old Croton Aqueduct. Photo: Jane Daniels Weir on the Old Croton Aqueduct. Photo: Jane Daniels Route of the Old Croton Aqueduct as it passes through a rock cut in Westchester County. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Route of the Old Croton Aqueduct as it passes through a rock cut in Westchester County. Photo by Daniel Chazin. View of the Hudson River from the Old Croton Aqueduct along River Road in Scarborough, N.Y. Photo by Daniel Chazin. View of the Hudson River from the Old Croton Aqueduct along River Road in Scarborough, N.Y. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

This level hike follows the route of the historic Old Croton Aqueduct from Tarrytown to Ossining, with return via Metro-North train.

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This hike follows the historic route of the Old Croton Aqueduct, built between 1837 and 1842 to supply water to New York City. Supplanted by two newer aqueducts, the Old Croton Aqueduct was taken out of service in 1965. The level footpath atop the Aqueduct tube has for many years been a favorite of walkers, and the Aqueduct route became a state park in 1968. Except for green posts with the...

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