Town & Community Links:


Catskill On Line provides local news about the Catskills as well as local weather reports.

The Community of New Paltz, NY offers information about the town's history as well as current information and links to local businesses. provides info about rock climbing the Shawangunk Mountains and beyond.

Huguenot Historical Society provides information about the National Historic Landmarks of the Huguenot settlement located along the Rail Trail in New Paltz.

Mohonk Mountain House is a National Historic Landmark resort located in New Paltz which offers accomidations, dining, and nature walks.

Mohonk Preserve, Inc located in New Paltz is New York state's largest private nature preserve providing 6400 acres of forests and diverse habitats. Walking trails available. provides information about New York's canals as well as canal walks local to New Paltz such as the Stone Ridge canal walk.

Town of New Paltz Home Page describes the town's history, natural beauty, geography, business, institutions, history and people.

Ulster County Home Page is the official Ulster county home page offering county wide links to tourism sites, shopping, dining, etc.

Other Rail Trail Links:

New York & New Jersey Trail Conference is a federation of more than 85 hiking and environmental organizations and 10,000 individuals dedicated to building and maintaining marked hiking trails and protecting related open space in the bi-state region.

Local Business & Equipment Rental:

The Bicycle Rack is a New Paltz bike store offering bike sales and service.

The Bicycle Depot is a New Paltz bike shop offering bike rentals as well as sales & service.

Rock & Snow is a New Paltz store offering ski and snowshoe rentals as well as equipment sales located near the Rail Trail.

Local Papers:

The New Paltz Times

The Poughkeepsie Journal

The Times Herald Record

Kingston Daily Freeman