PAINTED POST TRAIL:
PAINTED POST-RIVERSIDE, NEW YORK
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Last Updated: August 3, 2016
Length: Painted Post Trail; 1.2 miles
Difficulty: Easy. Flat paved rail trail.
From I-86/Route 17 take exit 44B to S Hamilton St and head north. Turn left on W High St and follow to Steuben St. Right will bring you to the Painted Post Depot parking lot. Head left then right along W High St for 0.3 miles. Turn right into Craig Park.
The Painted Post Trail follows the rail bed of the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western RR.
Starting from Craig Park; From the front of the building the narrow paved trail travel east past the pool and sports courts before widening as it travels through a tunnel underneath Victory Hwy. A second tunnel on your right leads to W High St, continue straight past the old 1915 Painted Post Depot (now a museum) and parking lot before crossing Steuben St at 0.3 miles. The open, residential trail continues past an old cemetery, crossing N Hamilton St and Stanton St before passing by Edward Hanshaw Memorial Park at 0.9 miles. Cross Charles St where you next cross a bridge over Cutter Creek. Look right to spot a RR bridge down stream. Pass through another tunnel underneath I-86 and you'll come to Cutler Ave & Western Lane at 1.2 miles and the end of the trail.
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