Back in 1835, fifty acres of Manhattan were burned to a crisp in what is now called the Great Fire. Shocked by the loss of valuable real estate, New York politicians were finally inspired to build the Croton Aqueduct, NYC's first robust water supply system. The Aqueduct's route is now an off-road trail through the scenic parks, woods, and backyards of Westchester County that ends at a spectacular waterfall at the Croton Dam. Enjoy the views and see the remains of the infrastructure that enabled New York City to become the metropolis it is today.
The dirt trail is easy riding - no... more