Public Transportation Options

Trail List (Characteristics)

Area Trails Who tel # Stop When comments
Onward Return Onward Return
Harriman Bear Mtn. Shortline Bus (800) 631-8405 Port Athority Bear Mtn Inn 8:45 AMk 5:19 PM
Southern Harriman Suffern 8:45 AMk 5:19 PM Ask driver
Western Harriman Southfields 8:15, 9:10 AM 4:41, 6:08, 7:43 PM Ask driver
East Hudson Breakneck Ridge MetroNorth 212 532-4900 Grand Central BreakneckRidge, Manitou 7:58, 8:58 4:35, 6:35 Weekends, Holidays only
Washburn, Three Notch ColdSpring Daily
SugarLoaf South Garrison Daily
Fishkill Ridge Beaco Daily
Kittatinnies Delaware Water Gap Martz Trailways (800) 233-8604
Blairstown Real Transit (201) 627-6488
The Gunks (Shawangunk) Mohonk Adirondack Trailways (800) 858-8555 Port Authority New Paltz Lengthy walk to trails
Minnewaska
Ellensville Short Line (212) 736-4700 Port Authority
West Hudson StormKing Mountain Short Line (212) 736-4700 Port Authority Cornwall 8:45 5.04
BlackRock Forest Short Line Mountainville 7:15, 8:45 3:22, 4:52, 7:37
Schunemunk Mtn.
Pawling, NY Appalachian Trail Metro North (212) 532-4900 Grand Central Appalachian Trail Station 5:55, 8:49 3:45, 6:35 Harlem Line, 2 hr ride
RockLand County Long Path Rockland Coaches/Red & Tan Buses (212) 564-1114 George Washington Bridge Englewood Cliffs, Alpine, Stateline, Piermont, Nyack hourly, beg. 7:10 (Sat), 8:10 (Sun) Can also walk across GW Bridge
Long Path North Short Line (212) 736-4700 Port Authority Mt. IVy 7:15, 8:45 3:38, 5:38
Long Island Northern Greenbelt Long Island Railroad (718) 217-LIRR Penn Station Smithtown call Suffolk Parks (516/854-1320 for camping permit
Southern Greenbelt Great River
Northern Nassau-Suffolk Cold Spring Harbour
Southern Nassau-Suffolk Massapequa
New Jersey AT NJ Transit (201) 762-5100 Port Authority Bellevale 7:45, 9:30, 10:30 (Sat); 7:45, 9:30, 10:30 (Sun) Bus #197
Cannonball Pompton Lakes
Post Brook Haskell
Stonetown Circular Wanaque
Ringwood Park Ringwood Borough Hall
Sterling Ridge Hewitt
Bearfort Ridge, Terrace Pond Greenwood Lake
Cannonballr Pompton Lakes 8:20, 10 (Sat, Sun, Holidays) Bus #194
Hewitt-Butler
Catskills Central Catskills Adirondack & Pine Hill Trailways (800) 858-8555 Very long for a day-trip
Northeast Catskills
Western Catskills Short Line (212) 736-4700


Notes for Port Authority

  1. 8th Ave at 41st st.
  2. (212) 564-8484

Notes for Grand Central

  1. Park Ave. 42nd st.
  2. (212) 532-4900, (800) 638-7646 (outside NY)

Notes for George Washington Bridge

  1. 181th st, Riverside Drive
  2. 181th street stop on the 1,9 subway line (red)
  3. 181th st. stop in the A,C,E blue subway line

Notes for the Shortline Bus

  1. Click on the links to check the current schedule
  2. For the AT (Appalachian Trail) request to be dropped at Arden Valley Road two which is located two miles past Southfileds.