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US Military Academy at West Point

Year Round Walk

West Point, New York

Highland Falls Market

From Thu, Jan 2nd to Thu, Dec 31st

Open from 8a.m.-5:00p.m; closed major holidays

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Points of Reference

United States Post Offices

Walk the USA - Street by Street

Walking the Path of Inventions

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Both 7k and 10k trails pass main academic area, Chapels, historic monuments, & athletic facilities of US Military Academy with magnificent views of Hudson River. The 10k trail includes the cemetery. IMPORTANT! You MUST obtain a "Local Area Credential" ("LAC", a photo ID card) before you enter the post. It is good for a year. Refer to the website for the documentation and information you need to provide to the Visitor's Control Center ahead for your LAC. We are advised (but call ahead for details to confirm) that the Visitor's Control Center is now open seven days a week. See the section "Requirements for Unescorted Visitors" on https://home.army.mil/westpoint/index.php/about/visitor-information.

Distance: 7k and 10k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: None

Comments

West Point is one of our country's National Historic Landmarks but it is an active US Military Base. There is a steep hill on the trails.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

447 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928. The market is across the street from the newly renovated West Point Visitor's Center. From South: Palisades Interstate Pky North to end (Bear Mtn traffic circle). Follow signs to Rt 9W North. Take 9W North 2.6 mi to Highland Falls exit; follow signs West Pt Visitors Center. From I-84: Exit 10S. Take 9W South 24 mi to Highland Falls exit & follow signs West Pt Visitors Center. Check Market for hours if needed at: http://www.highlandfallsmarket.com/ {lat:41.374398, lng: -73.963782}

Volkssport Club at West Point

Event website: nodegreen.com/westpoint/walkhome.php

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