Jones Point Path

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The Jones Point Path occupies an abandoned motor vehicle route (old US Route 9W). The path provides bicyclists with a relatively safe bypass to a dangerous section of busy US Route 9W near Bear Mountain, NY. It also serves as a connecting trail between two poplular parking lots/trail heads used by day hikers.

Parking and Trail Access

A dedicated trail user parking area is available along the shoulder of US Route 9W northbound, approximately 2/10 of a mile south of the Iona Island access road.



   November, 2015 by RussNelson

I hiked Dunderberg Mountain to find the old inclined railroad beds that went up the side of the hill. Afterwards, it was getting towards dark. I tried to ride the Jones Point Path from the south end. I got about 20' up the hill and it all turned to loose more

Trail Not Maintained!

   June, 2015 by v1pro

I first rode through this trail back in 1999 while finishing my bike tour that started from Burlington Vermont. My touring bike set up with 700x32 tires and I was able to ride through with no problem. Fast forward to the summer of 2010, I found the entrance more

Path was impassable to us road cyclists in July 2013

   September, 2013 by komanoff

With my 15-year-old son, I reached the trailhead on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in midafternoon, en route from lower Manhattan to Bear Mt, the first leg of a 600-mile bike trip through New England to Montreal. We had done a lot of ascending, some of it more