Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park


Location:From Van Cortlandt Park at the Bronx County/City of Yonkers border to the Croton Dam in Cortlandt.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, bird watching.
Special Features:The Old Croton Aqueduct was New York city's first public water supply system, capable of carrying 100 million gallons of water a day. Construction of the Aqueduct and dam began in 1837, and today northern sections continue to supply water to the town of Ossining. In 1992, the Old Aqueduct was granted National Historic Landmark status, and a 22-mile segment was designated as part of the Hudson River Trail.
Address:15 Walnut St
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Phone:914-693-5259
Fax:914-674-8529
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=34
Size: 26-mile linear trail; 216 acres.

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