Putnam County Trailway
|Putnam County Trailway|
|Length||12 mi (19 km)|
|Trailheads||Baldwin Place, New York|
Brewster, New York
|Website||Putnam County Department of Parks and Recreation|
The Putnam County Trailway is a paved 12-mile (19 km) bicycle and pedestrian trail in Putnam County, New York. With few exceptions, it follows the former right-of-way of the New York and Putnam Railroad from the northern end of the North County Trailway at the Putnam County line in Baldwin Place north, then east, to Carmel. In 2011 the trail was extended east to Brewster. As of summer 2017, a final section bypassing portions of Putnam Ave in Brewster is popularly ridden, but remains formally closed with construction barriers and signs. The Brewster station of the Metro-North Railroad is a short distance away.
The Putnam County Trailway features mile markers giving the distance along the original railroad right of way from its former southern terminus in New York City. Marker 42.2 is located at Baldwin place, and marker 53 is visible shortly before the northern end of the trail.
- Traillink.com Carmel to Brewster completed
- Putnam Trailway, Putnam County Department of Planning
- Trailways/Shared Use Paths and Greenway Systems
- Route of the trail
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