O&W Rail Trail Information and Brochure
Fallsburg The Town of Fallsburg is home to nature, love, approximately 13,000 people. Within the Town there are 5 hamlets – all unique in their own way. The individual hamlet’s beauty, parks, events, lodging and recreation gives a small town charm alluring to year round residents and encourages tourism year round, especially in the summer months.
South Fallsburg South Fallsburg’s trailhead is located next to the Town’s basketball courts and leads towards Hurleyville, passing a scenic lake on the way. South Fallsburg’s Main Street features cultural foods at a walkable distance from the trailhead. South Fallsburg also houses one of the Town’s two public golf courses, Tarry Brae.
Mountain Dale Mountain Dale’s trailhead is located next to the hamlet’s basketball courts and Train Station-turned-Visitor Center, adjacent to the bicycle shop. The trail leads trail users into the Village of Woodridge next to Krieger Park- passing a small waterfall and large lake on the way. Mountain Dale has recently experienced a well-deserved renaissance and now offers multiple eateries, entertainment and shops. During the summer season the opportunity to visit or camp at Mountain Dale Park has been favored since the early 70’s.
Loch Sheldrake Loch Sheldrake welcomes folks to utilize the lake in the center of the hamlet, Loch Sheldrake Lake. A day spent on the lake includes picnic tables, good fishing and a small pier, public launch or boat rentals, and your choice of lakeside eatery. Lochmor, one of the Town’s two public golf courses, is located just minutes away from Loch Sheldrake Lake and right across the street from SUNY Sullivan, the only 4-year college in Sullivan County.
Woodridge Woodridge has two trail heads; one in the Village center, another located next to Krieger Park. The Village center trail leads towards South Fallsburg and ends at the Neversink River. The trail next to Krieger Park ends at the Mountain Dale trailhead. Although Woodridge is mainly a residential village, there is natural beauty throughout, eateries open year round as well as grocery stores.
Hurleyville Hurleyville is a thriving hamlet with plenty of shops, eateries, arts and entertainment to offer. Hurleyville offers two fully paved, handicap accessible trails; one heading towards Liberty and one heading towards South Fallsburg. One trailhead is located next to the Hurleyville Arts Center in town, it leads towards Liberty and brings the trail user over a lake via bridge and through dense woods. The other trailhead is located near the hamlets basketball courts, tennis courts and playgrounds, it heads towards South Fallsburg and brings the trail user along a lake with active wild life.