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Alley (Pond) Park maps. (Maps are large 200K files.)

If using a mapping program for directions, use the address: 73-01 Winchester Blvd, Zip 11428

Lat / Long : N 40 44.521 / W 73 44.272
UTM : 0606292 E / 4509973 N

Basic Directions:

From the west (NYC area)
Take the Grand Central Parkway East to Exit # 23 (Cross Island Parkway / Alley Park.) Get off at the Winchester Blvd exit ramp. At the stop sign, make a left. Make your next immediate left (you will be underneath the highway) into the park entrance and follow the road up to the parking lot.

From the east (Long Island area)
Take the Grand Central Parkway (Northern State Parkway) west to exit # 23 (Cross Island Parkway / Union Turnpike.) Follow the signs for Union Turnpike. At the traffic light, make a left (entering the highway going east.) Then follow the signs for Winchester Blvd. At the stop sign, make a left. Make your next immediate left (you will be underneath the highway) into the park entrance and follow the road up to the parking lot.

From the north
Take the Throgs Neck Bridge to the Clearview Expressway (I-295) south. Get off at exit # 1, Grand Central Parkway east. Then follow directions from NYC, above.

Alley Park 1 (108 K)
Alley Park 2 (115 K)
Alley Park 3 (93 K)
Alley Park 4 (52 K)
Alley Park 5 (47 K)
Alley Park topo 1 (260 K)
Alley Park topo 2 (194 K)
WEATHER at Alley Park



American Legion (White Plains) maps.

Mitchell House (circa 1810)
57 Mitchell Place
White Plains, NY 10601

American Legion 1 (48 K)
American Legion 2 (51 K)
WEATHER at American Legion



Belleayre Mountain (Tri State Search and Rescue Conference - NJ - NY - PA)

Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort
Highmount, NY 12241
845-254-5600

Misc: Discovery Lodge is at 2025 feet of elevation, while Overlook and Longhouse Lodge are at
From the North or South, take the NYS Thruway(I-87) to exit 19-Kingston, NY. Then take Rt. 28 West to Highmount. Belleayre will be on the left. (Approximately 2.5 hrs from NYC).

From Points West or South, take Rt. 17 to East Branch. Then take Rt. 30 to Rt.28 East to Highmount. Belleayre will be on the right.
Order a waterproof map of the Belleayre Mountain area from MyTopo.com. (Just click on 'NEXT', accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Belleayre Mountain Ski Reort



Breakneck Ridge maps.

Street map
Topo map to southern parking area
Old Lake Surprise Road (gated.)
Breakneck Ridge 'main' parking area
WEATHER at Breakneck Ridge



Camp Smith maps.

Camp Smith 2 (87 K)
Camp Smith 3 (79 K)
Click here to order a waterproof map of Camp Smith. (Just click on 'NEXT' accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Camp Smith



Clear Lake maps.

Lat / Long                   UTM:
N 41.42089 (+/-)        596568 E (+/-)
W 73.84439 (+/-)     4586125 N (+/-)

Basic Directions:

From the south (NYC area)
Taconic Parkway to Peekskill Hollow Road Exit. Turn Left onto Peekskill Hollow. Go 1 Mile to Wiccoppee Road (General Store on right). Turn Right onto Wiccoppee Road. Go 6/10 mile to Oscawana Heights Road and turn left. Go 1-7/10 miles to Northshore Road and make a right. Go 0.4 miles to Camp Entrance on Right. Parking Lot / Check in is 1 mile from the Camp entrance

Clear Lake 1 (45 K)
Clear Lake 2 (58 K)
Clear Lake 3 (115 K)
Clear Lake trails (44 K)
Clear Lake topo (165 K)



Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps (GOVAC) directions.
257-02 Union Tpke, Floral Park, NY 11004

From the East:
LIE to exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway.) Make a left (south) onto Little Neck Parkway. Go approximately 1.4 miles to Union Turnpike (Mobil gas station on far right corner) and make a left (east.) Go four (4) blocks to GOVAC on right.

From the north and west:
Throgs Neck Bridge into Queens, following signs on the right for the Cros Island Parkway (south only exit.) Go to exit 28B (Union Turnpike.) Make a right at the stop sign and the next right at the traffic light (Union Tpke.) Go .75 miles to GOVAC on your right.

GOVAC Home Page
Link to street map
Printable street map (89 K)
WEATHER at GOVAC



Harriman - Anthony Wayne Recreation Area parking lot.

Palisades Interstate Parkway North to exit 17 (Anthony Wayne).
From the NYS Thruway, take the Harriman exit and follow Route 6 East to the Palisades Parkway South. First Exit is Anthony Wayne Recreation area.
Link to NYS Parks - Anthony Wayne - Harriman State Park (External link)
Link to street map (External link)
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Harriman - Lake Welch.

Palisades Interstate Parkway North to exit 16 - Lake Welch Drive.
From the NYS Thruway, take the Harriman exit and follow Route 6 East to the Palisades Parkway South. Second Exit is exit 16 - Lake Welch Drive.
Link to NYS Parks - Lake Welch Beach - Harriman State Park (External link)
Link to street map (External link)
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Harriman - Ramapo-Dunderberg east maps.

We will be on the Ramapo-Dunderberg trail, among others. Trails are displayed on the NY/NJ Trail Conference maps -- bring it if you have it.

Harriman parking area (78 K)
Harriman topo map (1,269 K)
Order a waterproof map of Harriman (Rampo-Dunderberg trail area) from MyTopo.com. (Just click on 'NEXT', accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Harriman - Route 6 parking loop maps.

The Route 6 parking loop is on the North side of Route 6, West of the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
UTM 18T 579442E 4574056N (NAD83/WGS84)

Topo map of Route 6 parking loop (External link)
Route 6 street map (0.75 M)
Printable topo map (PDF)
Another topo map
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Harriman - Sebago maps.

Lake Sebago is on 7 Lakes Drive, South of Tiorati Circle. The main beach entrance (New Sebago Beach) is at the traffic circle where Lake Welch Drive joins 7 Lakes Drive. The boat ramp (Old Sebago Beach) is approximately one mile south on 7 Lakes Drive, South of Lake Welch Drive.

Topo map of Old Sebago Beach (External link)
Topo map of New Sebago Beach (External link)
Link to NYS Parks - Lake Sebago - Harriman State Park (External link)
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Harriman Silvermine maps.

Trails are displayed on the NY/NJ Trail Conference maps -- bring it if you have it.

Link to NYS Parks - Silvermine - Harriman State Park (External link)
Link to street map (External link)
Silvermine parking area (93 K)
Silvermine (wider area) map (114 K)
Silvermine area topo map. (524K)
WEATHER at Harriman (Bear Mountain)



Norvin Green State Forest maps.

Weiss Ecology Center
150 Snake Den Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456

From the North

- Take Route 287 South to exit 55 (Wanaque-Pompton Lakes).
- Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Ringwood Avenue or Route 511 North.
- After approximately 4 miles, turn left onto Westbrook Road. This is the first left after the Skyline Family Diner on your right.
- Westbrook Road forks: bear to the left.
- After the fork, take the second left turn onto Snake Den Road.
- Snake Den Road also forks: bear to the left.
- Look for the Weis Ecology Center sign and outer parking lot about 1/3 mile from this fork.

From the George Washington Bridge:

- Cross the G.W. Bridge to Route 4 West. Continue approximately 10 miles on Route 4 West to Route 208 North.
- After Route 208 North joins with Route 287 South (approximately 13 miles), take the Skyline Drive exit (Exit 57).
- At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Skyline Drive and proceed over mountain approximately 5 miles to Ringwood.
- Turn left at the first stop sign.
- At the second stop sign, Skyline Drive ends. Turn left onto Route 511 South and continue approximately 1.7 miles to Westbrook Road.
- Turn Right onto Westbrook Road.
- Westbrook Road forks: bear to the left.
- After the fork, take the second left turn onto Snake Den Road.
- Snake Den Road also forks: bear to the left.
- Look for the Weis Ecology Center sign and outer parking lot about 1/3 mile from this fork.

MapBlast map (External link)
Topo Zone map (External link)
Park info (External link)
Order a waterproof map of Norvin Green from MyTopo.com. (Just click on 'NEXT', accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Norvin Green



Ramapo (Bear Swamp)

Take the NYS Trhuway (Rt 87 / Rt 287) to exit 15 (Route 17 south.) Within one mile, exit at Route 202 South/West. Ramapo Reservation is approximately 1.5 miles on the right.

Alternate fron NYC area: George Washington Bridge into NJ and follow signs for Route 4 west. Take Route 4 west to Route 17 North. Right before the NY State border, exit at Route 202 South/West. Ramapo Reservation is approximately 1.5 miles on the right.

Bear Swamp topo (240 K)
Ramapo / Bear Swamp 1 (92 K)
Ramapo / Bear Swamp 2 (50 K)
Order a waterproof map of Ramapo Reservation from MyTopo.com. (Just click on 'NEXT', accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Ramapo Reservation



Ringwood (NJ) K9

Take the NYS Trhuway (Rt 87 / Rt 287) to exit 15A (Route 17 North.) A little over a mile up, exit at Route 72 (Sterling Mine Road. Following Sterling Mine Road 3.3 miles to the New Jersey border, at which time the street name changes to Sloatsburg Road. Continue following Sloatsburg Road for 1.6 miles and make a right onto Margaret King Ave (Route 698.) Folow Margaret King Ave 3.4 miles to the junction of Greenwood Lake Turnpike (Route 511) where you stay to the right (west.) Follow Greenwood Lake Turnpike 0.4 miles to the entrance of Ringwood State Park (right before the lake causeway.) Command area should be on the left side of the road by the boat ramps.

Ringwood topo (4,488 K)
Link to street map of parking area
WEATHER at Ringwood



Ward Pound Ridge (4,365 acres)

Route 35 & 121
South Cross River, NY
914-763-3993

From the south, take Route 684 to exit 5 (Route 35 Cross River Road) east.
From the north, take Route 684 to exit 6 (Route 35 Cross River Road) east.

Follow Route 35 east for 3.8 miles and make a right (south) onto Route 121 (Old Post Road.) The entrance to the park will be immediately on your left. Proceed into park, past booth and make your first right to parking area.
Pound Ridge topo (1.75 Meg)
Pound Ridge (60 K)
Pound Ridge trails (15 K)

http://nynjctbotany.org/lgtofc/nywrdpnd.html (External link)
http://www.hras.org/wtobird/ward.html (External link)

Order a waterproof map of Ward Pound Ridge from MyTopo.com. (Just click on 'NEXT', accepting the default options.)
WEATHER at Pound Ridge



West Point (Military Academy) Round Pond

Route 293, 1 mile from Route 9W
West Point, NY
(845) 938-2503

From the Bear mountain Bridge, go North on Route 9W for 5.25 miles, exiting on your right for Route 293. Make a left at the stop sign onto Route 293 (West/South) an continue for about a mile or so. Round Pond Recreation Area will be on your right (up the hill.)

West Point's Round Pond web site
(External link) Street map to Round Pond (External link)
Round Pond depth map
Round Pond facility map
WEATHER at West Point



Westchester County Medical Center (WCMC) Elmwood Hall classroom

Once there: "students should enter at the front of the building (Elmwood Hall) and once in the foyer turn RIGHT, walk straight for about 10 - 15 feet and enter the elevator towards their right. Go to the 2nd floor and after exiting the elevator turn RIGHT and then RIGHT again and the class room will be directly in front of them. There are other rooms in use on this floor so it is very important that you do not wander.


Google map to WCMC - use links on left side of page
(External link)


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