Most of Cy Adler’s books are out of print but you can access some here as well as Kindle editions:
This guide explores the watery rim of the world’s most fascinating and varied island. Learn how remnants of a glorious history and the results of the Container Revolution shaped the shore of Manhattan. Read about the great parks and sights that line this ever-changing and exciting coast. Pictures and maps help you along the way.
BATT TO BEAR, by Cy A Adler, is the first complete guide to walking the Hudson River Shore Trail north to Bear Mountain from Battery Park in lower Manhattan. This trail, consisting of pathways through parks and forests, riverside communities, abandoned railroad tracks, and Revolutionary War sites, was scouted by Cy Adler and fellow Shorewalkers in the 1980s and 1990s.
Shorewalkers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, environmental organization launched in 1982 that is dedicated to promoting and preserving New York City’s waterfront, as well as raising awareness of its shorelines by leading invigorating hikes throughout the metropolitan area.