Walking the Old Croton Aqueduct Tour

What to expect
  • Tour urban remnants of the Old Croton Aqueduct during a 4.5-hour walking tour
  • Learn about the importance of the aqueduct to 19th-century life from an experienced preservation specialist
  • Check out iconic reminders of the aqueduct such as the High Bridge and several gatehouses
  • Enjoy a fascinating look at the city’s past during an invigorating city walk
It may be all about aqueducts, but there’s no watering down the fun on this tour!

During this 4.5-hour adventure, you’ll get to know all about NYC’s first municipal water supply from a preservation expert. You’ll walk several miles along the mammonthene Old Croton Aqueduct, which once brought water into Manhattan from Westchester County, 41 miles away.

You’ll visit several architectural remnants of this once iconic pathway, including the High Bridge and Water Tower, and numerous gatehouses, getting a fascinating look the city’s 19th-century lifeblood and a key element to the rise of New York along the way.

It should be quite a fluid experience!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns. Please note that is itinerary covers over 5 miles. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are strongly recommended for this walking seminar.
Key Highlights
Price $95.00 per guest
Duration / Session 4.5 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive an 85% refund.

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