Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

Stop 6

The Trapps Mountain Hamlet Path Audio Tour:  Stop 6

Continue to Stop 7:  "Coxing Kill"


"Old Van Leuven Road"

Shortly after crossing the auto road, you turn left and enter onto an old dirt road. This road was an early track leading to the pioneer Van Leuven homestead about 1½ miles away on the west side of Millbrook Mountain. (The homestead is presently on the Preserve’s Coxing Trail, which follows, in part, the Van Leuven Road). Later this track became a Gardiner town road, well-traveled by pedestrians, horseback riders, horse-drawn wagons, and even an early Ford or two, before the road fell into disuse.

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