Shaupeneak Ridge

***Trail work continues at Shaupeneak in 2013! Check the Trail Building page for updates.***

Shaupeneak Ridge is a 700 acre preserve located in Ulster Park (about 10 minutes south of Kingston). The park is managed under an agreement between Scenic Hudson, New York State DEC and West Esopus Landowners Association. Per forum member slave2bacon: “For those of you that have never been there, it’s got a big ‘ole climb, some nice technical singletrack, good views, and a rippin’ decent.”

Crossing Mid-Hudson Bridge from east to west, take Route 9W north for 8.2 miles. Left on Old Post Road. Lower parking lot is 0.2 miles on right. For upper lot, follow Old Post Road to Poppletown Road, which splits off to the right. Parking area is on the left, 2.5 miles from intersection of 9W and Old Post Road.

Scenic Hudson: Shaupeneak Ridge
Scenic Hudson: Shaupeneak Ridge Trail Map

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