Blue Mountain Reservation

Click for Map of Blue Mountain!

Blue Mountain Reservation is located in Peekskill, NY.  It features a range of trails suited for all levels of ability.

Parking Fee

$5 for Westchester County Park Pass holders

$10 without Park Pass

Maps

Blue Mountain Reservation (PDF)

Articles

Blue Mountain voted Best Homegrown Park by Bike Magazine

Directions

Click the red marker on the map below for directions.

By Train

Take Metro North to the Cortlandt station.  From the station go north on Route 9A.  In Montrose, rurn right on Montrose Station Road.  At the beginning of the seasonal highway (there are plenty of signs), turn left on Washington Street.  At Welcher Avenue intersection, turn right into park.

By Car

From South

  • Route 9A to 9 North
  • Exit at Welcher Avenue
  • Turn right and follow to park entrance

From North

  • Route 9 South
  • Exit at Welcher Avenue
  • Turn left and follow to park entrance

Additional Directions

From the north

Route 84 to Route 9 South (exit 13). Continue South for 25 minutes till you come to Annsville Circle. Stay on Route 9. You will go around the circle and over a bridge, and then a right turn. (This is still Route 9). Take this to Welcher Avenue Exit and at the bottom of the ramp make a left. Continue to 1/4 mile to 4 way intersection and go straight. This is the entrance to Blue Mountain Reservation.

From the South NJ

Garden State Parkway to the end. Get on 87 South. Get on Palisades North. Take this to the end. Watch close for left hand exits by 18, make sure you stay on the Palisades. At the end of the Palisades cross the Bear Mountain Bridge. After the bridge make a right and continue along side

of the mountain with the Hudson River on your right. At the bottom follow signs for Route 9 South. Take this to Welcher Avenue exit. Make a left at the bottom of the ramp and continue straight through the next intersection. This is the entrance of Blue Mountain.

From the South

Cross over the Tapan Zee Bridge. Exit 8A is the Saw Mill River Parkway North. Take this to the Taconic North (exit 26 I believe) Take the Taconic to Route 9A/Route 100 exit. Follow Route 9a North, In Croton on Hudson it will merde with Route 9, continue North. Exit at Welcher Avenue and at the bottom of the ramp make a right. Continue straight at the next intersection into Blue Mountain Reservation.

From CT

95 to 287 West exit 3 to Taconic/Sprain Parkway. Get on going North. Take Taconic to Route 9A/Route 100 exit. Follow Route 9a North, In Croton on Hudson it will merge with Route 9, continue North. Exit at Welcher Avenue and at the bottom of the ramp make a right. Continue straight at the next intersection into Blue Mountain Reservation.

1 comment on this post.
  1. Mountain Bike Training NYC | Pedaling in Place:

    [...] destination is Blue Mountain, alleged to be a pleasant enough collection of trails. One quickly loses the timing and blunt [...]