Take a Hike at Croton Aqueduct - Backpacker

Take a Hike at Croton Aqueduct

NYC's 19th-century water system now offers easy-access trails and historic sites.

Urban adventure can be had in some unlikely places, as the Village Voice reminds us with a travel guide to the Croton Aqueduct. Hikers can check out historic highlights such as Lyndhurst Mansion in between trail miles, not to mention hit up tasty eateries along the way.