The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail is a multiuse trail, welcoming hikers, joggers, bicycle and horseback riders, dog walkers, and, in the winter, snowshoers and cross-country skiiers. Except for vehicles for the disabled, motorized vehicles, including ATVs and snowmobiles, are not permitted on the trail. The trail extends for 12.2 miles from the sourthern border of Gardiner to the northern border of New Paltz. Along the way it passes through woods, open fields, and agricultural lands, and links the hamlet of Gardiner with downtown New Paltz. Trail users will discover a wide variety of birds and other wildlife and beautiful views of the Shawangunk Ridge and the Wallkill River. For everyone’s safety, please follow the guidelines for multiuse trails and be courteous to other trail users.