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Rail Explorers

Phoenicia, NY, USA
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Rail Explorers: Catskills Division. Ride 'The River Run' and experience the magic of the historic Ulster & Delaware Railroad as you travel alongside the Esopus Creek through the beautiful woods of the Catskill Mountains. Bring a snack and a drink to enjoy at our creekside turnaround. This is an 8 mile round trip. Please allow 2 hours.
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Tanya C wrote a review Feb 2021
Henderson, Nevada5 contributions6 helpful votes
This was fun! The staff is so sweet. I lost my keys somewhere on the tracks & they were so kind , they searched & found them & werent a bit bothered. Last part of the trek was a lil strenuous, but still so enjoyable. Do it! Youll love it 😍
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Kerry L wrote a review Nov 2020
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if your going at night deff dress warm and bring a flashlight ! deff enhances the experience, i had such a good time!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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JenABrazil wrote a review Oct 2020
NY45 contributions19 helpful votes
We went last night and it started off super fun. And then it got cold. So don’t make the same mistake we made. Bring blankets (which I had but didn’t think would be allowed on the bikes-they are) and wear layers. We brought our three kids and they loved it until it got cold. So definitely prepare.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Rohela J wrote a review Oct 2020
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10/29/2020-This was our [me and my husband's ] first experience of railroad exploring, We were super excited after looking at google reviews but when we started our journey on the Tandem Explorer, we noticed our ride was broken and it was going slower than expected and group behind us yelled at us for not going faster and once half the track was over we were reached out by the crewmember (who were now at the end) to press throttle all the time but that didn't help as well and it took a lot of effort to reach back to the station. At the end of the trip, crew member acknowledged that our ride was broken and apologized for the inconvenience. Therefore overall it wasn't a good experience.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Sean S wrote a review Oct 2020
Ossining, New York5 contributions
What a fun time! Fall colors, riding next to and crossing the Esopus Creek. Enjoying an outdoor activity with good friends in a crazy time when we all need a bit of fun. The team at Rail Explorers were fantastic, they gave us a safe and happy environment to ride the rails in. The views were spectacular and you get a bit of exercise included, but don't worry it won't destroy you, I have had tougher cardio classes. The electric motor assist on the way back is a big help. Can't wait for them to start up again in the spring.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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