The Sullivan O&W Rail Trail is a recreational trail spanning over 30 miles that has been built along the former right-of-way for the Ontario & Western Railroad. There are currently seven individual trail segments that, once connected, will create a continuous 50-mile trail from the Wurtsboro to Livingston Manor. From east to west, the current trail segments include:
Total Length: 14.1 miles
Trailheads: 762 South Rd; 16 Bova Rd, Wurtsboro
The O&W in Mamakating is part of a system of intersecting trails stretching from the Bashakill Wildlife Management Area, through downtown Wurtsboro, and into Summitville and Phillipsport.
Total Length: 2.6 miles
Trailheads: 11 Railroad Ave, Mountaindale; 10 Greenfield Rd, Woodridge
This segment stretches from Mountain Dale to Woodridge, passing a scenic lake along the way. The trailhead on Railroad Avenue has a replica of the original trail depot, with public parking and restrooms.
Total Length: 1.7 miles
Trailheads: Roosevelt Ave and Avon Lodge Road, Woodridge
This unpaved trail starts at Veteran’s Park in the center of Woodridge, and ends at the Neversink River, where a pedestrian bridge is planned to open in 2025 linking Woodridge to South Fallsburg.
South Fallsburg Segment
Total Length: 1.7 miles
Trailheads: Dogpatch Rd and Pleasant Valley Rd, South Fallsburg
A new 1.2-mile trail heads east from South Fallsburg to the Neversink River, and features a dog park at the Dogpatch Road trailhead. The other trail heads west and connects to Hurleyville.
Total Length: 5.4 miles
Trailheads: 218 Main St.; 10 Mongaup Rd, Hurleyville
Enoy 3.5-miles of paved trail heading in either direction from the center of a thriving downtown. Hurleyville features a variety of restaurants and shops, including an outdoor store and bike-rentals.
Total Length: 2.7 miles
Trailhead: 287 Chestnut St., Liberty
This gravel trail travels through Liberty’s historic business district, past the remnants of old O&W outbuildings, and ends at the northern abutment where the historic Ferndale trestle once stood.
Total Length: 1.3 miles
Trailhead: 46 Main Street; Fox Mountain Road, Parksville
This unpaved trail has easy access from Route 17, and travels along Little Beaver Kill, past a small waterfall. The Main Street trailhead has ample parking and is anchored by a popular local restaurant.