Tag Archives: New York City

A History of the Old Croton Aqueduct

How New York City’s search for a clean water supply led to history-filled hiking opportunities By Robert Ward, Trail Conference Volunteer In the 1820s, New York City was confronted with a problem that could threaten the welfare of its citizens: … Continue reading

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Restored High Bridge Offers a New View of NYC

By Charlotte Fahn, Trail Conference Board Member Hikers who enjoy urban walking can now create imaginative new routes in the western Bronx and north Manhattan, thanks to the long-dreamed-of reopening on June 9 of the High Bridge, New York City’s … Continue reading

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Manhattan’s Paragon Sports Gives Back to Trails

By Jennis Watson, Trail Conference Membership and Development Manager On Sept. 27, Paragon Sports and Marmot hosted the 2nd annual Race the City Your Own Way (YOW).  YOW combined a traditional scavenger hunt with a social media blitz by challenging … Continue reading

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From NYC to Breakneck Ridge, No Car Needed

Breakneck Ridge is one of the most popular hikes in the Hudson Valley. The appeal isn’t only in the challenge—it’s widely regarded as the most strenuous trek in the East Hudson Highlands—or the spectacular views. Breakneck is also a favorite … Continue reading

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Ever Sign up for a Race Involving ‘Secret’ Maps and Selfies?

What’s the fastest way to get around New York City? Can a bike outpace a car in a race that stretches the borough? Register for Race the City Your Own Way and find out! Presented by Marmot and Paragon Sports, … Continue reading

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