Resources

Leader Information:

  1. Hike Leader Guide  Some tips on leading a hike for new and current leaders.
  2. Hike Leader Release Form(PDF)
  3. Hike Leader Release Form(Word)

Participant Information

  1. Preventing Dehydration on Long Distance Hikes
  2. Trek Training Guide
  3. Strength Exercises Every Walker Should Be Doing  (Video)
  4. Restrooms Throughout New York City:

Distance and Elevation Maps

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

Interactive Maps:                                                                   

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

 

 

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