North County Trailway

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Not to be confused with North Country Trail.
North County Trailway
Length 22.1 mi (35.6 km)
Location Westchester County
New York
Trailheads Baldwin Place, New York
Elmsford, New York
Use Hiking, Bicycling
Hiking details
Website Westchester County Parks

The North County Trailway is a 22.1-mile (35.6 km) long rail trail stretching from Eastview to Baldwin Place in Westchester County, New York.

The North County Trailway was constructed along the Putnam Division railbed of the former New York Central Railroad ("Old Put"). At its north end it becomes the Putnam County Trailway, which continues along the former railbed to Brewster, New York.

It connects to the South County Trailway in Eastview, also built along the former railroad.[1][2]

The Putnam Division provided freight and passenger service from 1881 to 1958 between the Bronx and Putnam County. The railroad served 23 stations in Westchester County. Historic marker plaques have been placed at most of the former stations.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Completion of Trailway". Westchester Gov news. August 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Valenti, Ken (August 28, 2012). "Bike trails' last gap between Bronx and Putnam to be filled". LoHud. 

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