TALLMAN MOUNTAIN STATE PARK BIKE PATH:

PALISADES, NEW YORK

-BIKE IT OR HIKE IT-

Last Updated:       June 20, 2012

Length:                 Tallman Mt SP Bike Path; 1.4 miles

                               Tallman Mt SP Park Road Bike Path; 0.9 miles

Difficulty:             Tallman Mt SP Bike Path; Easy. Flat hard packed dirt & gravel path. 

                               Tallman Mt SP Park Road Bike Path; Moderate. Paved road but hilly.

Directions:     

From the Palisades Interstate Parkway take exit 5S to Route 303 south. Turn left on Oak Tree Rd and follow to Route 9W. Turn left and travel 0.2 miles to a parking lot on the right.

Tallman Mountain is a 706-acre park in the town of Orangetown. Its facilities include tennis and basketball courts, an athletic field, a swimming pool, picnic areas, bicycle paths, and hiking trails. For more information visit; TALLMAN MT SP .

Starting from the Route 9W parking lot; A map board is located here. Head past the map board and turn left along the Tallman Mountain SP Bike Path. Follow the flat, wide hard packed dirt & gravel trail into the forest. Many intersecting hiking trails, just keep to the wide trail. The trail descends along an old paved road and comes to a gate at 1.4 miles. Follow the Park Road (low volume traffic) straight (one-way) past a picnic area and back around (loop). Turn right and you'll come to an intersection at 1.6 miles. Left takes you out the park entrance and Route 9W. Head right along the park road. This is downhill. Bear right at the intersection past the gate along the closed park road. This brings you down to Ferdon Ave after 2.3 miles.

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