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Hiking Preparation:

Preventing Dehydration on Long Distance Hikes
Trek Training Guide
Strength Exercises Every Walker Should Be Doing  (Video)

Restrooms Throughout New York City:

Interactive Restroom Map


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Distance and Elevation Maps

Bear Mountain
Great Manhattan Bridge Walk:  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Rockefeller Preserve

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Astoria Shoreline Walk: A five mile walk along the western Queens shoreline including a sculpture garden.
Battery Park to Bear Mountain (PDF):  The route from Battery Park to Bear Mt.
Bay Ridge and Sunset Park, Brooklyn: A 5 mile walk on the greenway beneath the Verrazano Narrows Bridge
The Great Manhattan Bridge Walk:  Cross the major bridges of the Hudson, Harlem, and East Rivers on this 34 miler
The Great Saunter:  Circumnavigate the island of Manhattan crossing through some 20 parks many little known.
Harlem Valley Recreation Area:  4-5 miles mainly on the Bronx side of the Harlem River
Harlem River Valley Map (PDF):  A guide with all the points of interest
Narrows to Coney Island: 6 to 7 miles along the Coney Island Boardwalk
New York:A Toxic Tour: A 14 mile walk through the city's underbelly; from superfund sites to radioactive sites.
NYC Marathon Walk:  Walk the 26 mile NYC Marathon route
Queens Waterfront: 12 to 13 miles covering the western and northern shoreline covering the East River, Bowery Bay, and Flushing Bay
Street Art in Manhattan:  15 to 20 miles viewing murals painted throughout Manhattan.
Walk Off the Turkey(WOTT Walk):  About 13 miles along the Hudson River Greenway
Walkway Over the Hudson: A 16 mile rail-to-trail in Poughkeepsie 




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Walking Manhattan's Rim, The Great Saunter book
Walking the Hudson: From the Battery to Bear Mountain (second edition)  is available from Click the link below to purchase this book from Amazon

Walking the Hudson
An entertaining, informative guide/revery about a new 56-mile path from the Battery to Bear Mountain. The first and finest guide to this Hudson shore path. 152 Pages, Indexed. Illustrated. Maps. Introduction by Pete Seeger.

Walking By Waters, by Cy A Ader
A collection of mostly urban, waterfront, color photos taken from 1984 to 2010, mainly of shore areas most New Yorkers know nothing about. These extraordinary photos were snapped mainly by Cy Adler, founder of Shorewalkers, Inc.

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