SETAUKET-PORT JEFFERSON STATION GREENWAY:
PORT JEFFERSON-SETAUKET, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
NORTH SHORE RAIL TRAIL:
MT SINAI-WADING RIVER, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
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Last Updated: Dec 07, 2021
Length: Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway; 3.4 miles
North Shore Rail Trail; 10 miles (I haven't checked out this trail yet)
Difficulty: Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway; Moderate. Paved trail with many hills.
North Shore Rail Trail; Easy. Flat, paved rail trail. (I haven't checked out this trail yet)
To Start from the Limroy Lane parking lot in Setauket for the Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway [Western End]; From I-495 take exit 62 to Route 97 north to Route 25A. Turn right and travel a 1/2 mile to Limroy Lane. Turn right and follow to the parking lot on your left.
To Start from the Patchogue Road/Hallock Ave parking lot in Port Jefferson for the Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway [Eastern End]; From I-495 take exit 63 to Route 83 north. After 4.5 miles turn left onto Route 112. Follow 4 miles to the junction of Route 25A. Turn left and travel to the end of the parking lot where you'll find the trailhead.
North Shore Rail Trail; Not sure where any parking lots are located yet.
The Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway is a paved trail that travels between Setauket and Port Jefferson along a hilly, winding trail. The North Shore Rail Trail follows the former Long Island RR right-of-way, owned by the Long Island Power Authority. The trail runs from Crystal Brook Hollow Road in Mt. Sinai to Wading River Manor Road in Wading River, and parallels NYS Rt. 25A. Between the 2 trails is a mile long BIKE LANE that connects the 2 trails. For more information visit; Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway , North Shore Rail Trail & North Shore Rail Trail Bike Club .
Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway:
Starting from the Limroy Lane parking lot in Setauket [Western End]; A Map Board is located here. The paved Setauket-Port Jefferson Station Greenway travels down hill through the woods to Gnarled Hollow Rd where a SEPARATED BIKE LANE travels right for 0.2 miles. Use Caution traveling through a tunnel underneath the RR bridge. Come to the Gnarled Hollow Road parking lot after 0.8 miles on your right and pick up the paved trail again. Map Board. Here the trail climbs up through the woods crossing Gnarled Hollow Rd a 2nd time at 1.2 miles. Another hilly section before crossing Old Town Rd at 1.6 miles. This next section has several residential road crossings before you cross Sheep Pasture Rd at 2 miles, followed by Possum Lane. Finally you wind through open woodland before coming to the Patchogue Road/Hallock Ave parking lot in Port Jefferson after 3.4 miles. [Eastern End] A Map Board is located here.
Note; If you travel through the parking lot out to Patchogue Rd and cross the street you'll pick up a BIKE LANE that follows Hallock Ave east. After 1 mile you'll come to Crystal Brook Hollow Rd. Turn left and you'll pick up the paved North Shore Rail Trail on your right.
North Shore Rail Trail:
(I haven't checked out this trail yet)
Starting from Crystal Brook Hollow Road in Mt. Sinai [Western End]; The paved North Shore Rail Trail travels east along the old rail bed along a commercial/residential corridor. It travels through Sound Beach, Rocky Point and East Shoreham before ending after about 10 miles at Wading River Manor Rd in Wading River.
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