Route Directions

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Fraunces Tavern

54 Pearl St off   Broad St. NYC, 10004                                                           

  1. Start the Great Saunter south on Broad Street from Fraunces Tavern to the riverfront, then past the Staten Island Ferry Terminal to pick up the Hudson River’s Greenway in Battery Park.                                         

  2. Continue north along the Hudson River past Castle Clinton, into Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park and the Battery Park City Esplanade. Continue north parallel to the Hudson River past Chelsea Piers in Hudson River Park to midtown and into Riverside Park South (the former site of the Penn Central Freight Rail Yard) and Riverside Park towards Riverbank State Park (135th St.)

Riverbank State Park (125th St.) to Inwood Hill Park

  1. Continue the Greenway with Riverbank State Park on your left

    3.a An alternate route through River Bank State Park. At 135th St. walk up the steps you see on your right. Make a left (North) onto 12th Ave.  Turn left (West) onto the 138th St. overpass, crossing the highway and enter Riverbank State Park. Exit down the steps at the north end.

  2. Proceed on the Greenway through Fort Washington Park to The Little Red Light House beneath the George Washington Bridge.

  3. Veer right over the train trestle, and wind up the steps to the walk/bike path. Walk north parallel to the Westside Highway toward Inwood. Exit the walk/bike path at Staff St. At Dyckman, turn left (west) to the Hudson River. Enter Inwood Hill Park.

Inwood Hill Park

  1. Enter Inwood Hill Park at Dykman St walking northwest under the Viaduct.

  2. Continue parallel to the railroad tracks toward the green footbridge. Walk over the footbridge crossing the railroad tracks into the forest of Inwood Hill Park and continue north.

  3. Keep left at the two Y-intersections staying close to the waterfront with the river in view to your left, then pass beneath the Henry Hudson Bridge with the Harlem River to your left.

  4. Just before the athletic fields, make a right at the T-intersection, which will lead to the flagpole,  restrooms and the official Great Saunter half time break in Inwood Hill Park.

  5. Exit Inwood Hill Park at Isham St. Continue down Isham St. to 10th Ave. At 10th Ave., walk south along 10th Ave. keeping left at the Y- intersection.

  6. At the end of Dyckman and The Ellen Lurie PS 5, turn left (south) keeping the Harlem River Drive to your right, and follow the Harlem River Path along Highbridge Park beneath the Washington, Alexander Hamilton and High Bridges to the narrow path ramp leading to 155th St.

To South Harlem                                              

  1. Walk up the ramp at 155th Street and veer to the left (at St. Nicolas Deli) to walk south along Edgecombe Avenue to 145th Street.

  2. Turn right onto 145th Street and walk one block to St Nicolas Ave. Turn left onto St Nicolas Ave and continue south along St Nicolas Avenue to 124th Street.

  3. Cross 124th Street and continue southeast along St Nicolas Ave to West 111th Street. 

  4. Turn left (east) onto 111th Street and continue east towards the East River.

  5. Cross the footbridge at East 111th Street to continue south along the Greenway towards the Upper East Side.

Queens Boro (Ed Koch) Bridge

  1. Exit the Greenway at E 60th St. crossing the pedestrian bridge.

  2. Turn left  (south) onto Sutton Place (York Ave) to 53rd St. and then right (west) onto 53rd St.

  3. Turn left (south) onto 1st Ave. and continue to 34th St.

  4. Make a left (east) onto E 34th St. and proceed under the FDR drive, to reenter the Greenway heading south.

Manhattan Pier 11

  1. Continue the Greenway passing the Seaport and proceed on South Street to Pier 11.

  2. Exit the Greenway to your right at Pier 11 onto Gouvernor’s Lane and make a left onto Water Street. Turn right onto Broad Street at The Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern. Eat, drink and celebrate walking 32-miles!

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