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[at-l] New York Advice

The local commuter line is MetroNorth not Amtrack. All the passenger service
is on the east side of the Hudson. There is bus service from Bear Mt to NYC.

The town north of Bear Mt is Fort Montgomery but it is not useful for

Look at www.nynjtc.org/trails/no-car.html for links to trails and public
transportation in the NYC area.

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> From: at-l-admin@mailman.backcountry.net
> [mailto:at-l-admin@mailman.backcountry.net]On Behalf Of
> Bluetrail@aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 8:11 PM
> To: at-l@backcountry.net
> Subject: [at-l] New York Advice
> For someone who knows the AT in NY well--
> On Thursday, June 28, Jon wants to get off the trail at Bear
> Mountain Bridge
> to go into NYC to meet friends.  He wants to stop there at a
> public pool he
> knowns is close to the trail for a shower and change into fresh clothes
> (please note, Sloetoe).  He thinks the town to the north might have a
> regulatr Amtrack station where he could catch a train into NYC.
> I can look
> at the map, but don't know where the bridge is so I'm not sure
> what the town
> is.
> 1.  What is the town to the north of the bridge that might have
> an Amtrack
> station?
> 2.  Does the town have an Amtrack station?
> 3.  Any other ideas regarding public transportation from that area?
> Thanks,
> Joan
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