Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Weir in Sleepy Hollow Photo: Jane Daniels Weir in Sleepy Hollow Photo: Jane Daniels Ventilator along the Old Croton Aqueduct Photo: Jim Simpson Ventilator along the Old Croton Aqueduct Photo: Jim Simpson
41.011832, -73.87676

Completed in 1842, the Old Croton Aqueduct was built to meet the water needs of New York City's growing population. While capable of carrying 100 million gallons per day, the Aqueduct was replaced by a new structure in the 1890's, though it continued to serve city residents until 1965. 

Affectionately called the Aqueduct, the 26.2-mile Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park, running from Yonkers to Cortlandt in Westchester County, is heavily used by its neighbors and friends. Joggers, cyclists and dog walkers use it to exercise. For others, it is route to walk to work, school, or the train station. The original 41-mile length of the Aqueduct was designated a National...

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Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Phone:

(914) 693-5259

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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