Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:30am
Raindate: October 8, 2017
We will be riding along the scenic northern path of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail in New Paltz, NY, enjoying an optional tour and tasting at the nearby distillery, the oldest in NY, and having lunch along a babbling brook.
Our ride begins at 9:30 at a parking lot at the corner of Henry Dubois Dr. and Rt. 208 in the Village of New Paltz. We’ll take a leisurely ride north on the trail passing caves and farms, arriving at the scenic Rosendale Trestle for pictures. We head back to take in the beautiful grounds at the oldest distillery in NY, Tuthilltown Spirits,.for a tour and tasting of vodka, whiskey, gin and liquors. Ajoining the distillery we’ll have lunch at the restaurant along a beautiful brook, the site for weddings and festive events. The terrain on the trail will be flat crushed gravel.
For directions: GPS #1 Henry Dubois Dr. The ride takes approximately 1.25 hrs.
** Those who want to follow us, meet your carpool or leave your car, we ask that you arrive at our house by 7:45am.