Walks and Bike Rides

Select from any of the three options below for suggested walks and a bike ride in the Rivertowns and an overview of their histories and what its like to live here. Click on the Things to Do tab above for information on attractions, restaurants, nearby hotels, galleries and shops, and more. Click on the Rivertowns, N.Y. for information on living here.

Hastings-on-Hudson & Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. A Walk Along the Aqueduct.
A relaxing, historic walk along a centuries-old aqueduct that once supplied water to New York City; two old river towns with specialty shops, galleries and restaurants.

Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y. Irving's Sunnyside Home.
The home of legendary Washington Irving, a castellated mansion along the Hudson River, a unique riverside village with several dining choices.

Old Putnam Bike Ride
A leisurely bike ride along the path of a 19th century railroad that once brought freight and commuters from northern Westchester County to the Bronx.

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, NY – In the Land of Ichabod Crane 
Stunning Hudson River views, colonial footpaths in legend-filled forests, and the remains of a large riverside estate: 2 to 5 miles.

The Rivertown Roll @ AQUEFEST!
Sunday, October 16: Celebrate the Aqueduct on wheels!!! Two rides: Choose from a 10-mile family ride or a 25-mile group ride along the Old Croton Aqueduct Historic State Park trail and surrounding roads. Meet on the OCA at Dow's Lane near Memorial Park in Irvington. Park at Dows Lane School Parking Lot. Start time 9:30a.m. (plan to arrive at 9a.m. to pick up cue sheet) and end when AQUEFEST activities are just beginning in Hastings, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington! 
To register, click here.
Sponsored by Bike Walk Alliance of Westchester & Putnam, Better World Club, Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct, Groundwork Hudson Valley, SWEAC (Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium), Westchester Cycle Club

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