The William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail (WRS DRT) is a 13.4 mile multi-use linear county park that runs through the middle of Dutchess County along the former Maybrook Rail corridor including the towns of Poughkeepsie, LaGrange, Wappinger and East Fishkill, with a direct link to the
Walkway Over the Hudson State Park and the regional trail network.
"The WRS DRT has being earning accolades since its first section opened in 2008, and it was named “Best New Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley” by Hudson Valley magazine. In 2014, the WRS DRT was As additional sections have been completed, use and acclaim have grown exponentially.
"The WRS DRT links directly to the Walkway Over the Hudson and the regional trail network. The WRS DRT’s massive bridge over Route 55, the Wappinger Creek and Old Manchester Road, completes the 13.4-mile continuous paved trail from the Walkway over the Hudson, to the restored Hopewell Depot at its East Fishkill Trailhead in the hamlet of Hopewell."
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Things To Do on the Dutchess Rail Trail
Hiking / Walking
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Location: New Paltz