The Watershed Center is located 2 hours north of New York City, 30 minutes east of the Hudson River and along the Connecticut/Massachusetts border in Millerton, New York.
We are located at 44 Kaye Road, Millerton, NY 12546.
Metro North, a commuter train running from New York City, comes within 20 minutes of Watershed. From Grand Central (or Harlem-125th Street) Station, take the Harlem Line train to Wassaic Station (check the schedule online). There is often an easy transfer in Southeast Station where all passengers walk across the platform to switch trains. Please coordinate your ride from the train with your group leader. Taxi’s are available (see a list of our preferred services below). There is no public transit option from Wassaic Station. Biking from the train is feasible on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail which gets you within 3 miles of Watershed. Be sure to plan ahead for this option. Email us for more info.
GPS/Google Maps works fine: 44 Kaye Road, Millerton, NY 12546.
Please read below to help you navigate the last few miles coming from the south:
- Heading North on 22, from the light in the Village of Millerton, continue straight on 22 for 3 more miles
- Turn right on County Route 62 / Rudd Pond Road
- Within 1/2 mile, BEFORE the road turns sharply to the right, CAREFULLY continue STRAIGHT towards the triangle and then STRAIGHT onto Kaye Road
- Follow Kaye Road and turn right when you see “The Watershed Center” sign on the white fence, just past the barns
- Continue straight towards the yurt and park in our paved parking area
- Check in is in the Main House (the big one).
New York City, Albany (NY) & Hartford (CT) Airports are the closest to Watershed.
Albany & Hartford are smaller airports – both about 1 hour and 15 minutes away – that require rental cars.
Renting a car is also an option for New York City airports, as is public transit – described below:
If you are planning to take public transit from NYC, we recommend flying into La Guardia if possible. From La Guardia Airport (NYC) to Watershed: take the M60 bus to the Harlem-125th Street Metro North Station (50 minutes). From Harlem-125th Street, take Metro North to Wassaic Station (described above), and coordinate a ride or taxi to Watershed (about 20 minutes).
From JFK Airport (NYC) to Watershed: take the JFK Air Train to Jamaica Station, where you can take the Long Island Railroad, the Subway to Grant Central Station (60-75 minutes), or take a Shuttle Bus directly from the Airport to Grand Central Terminal (30-45 minutes). From Grand Central, take Metro North to Wassaic Station (described above), and coordinate a ride or taxi to Watershed (about 20 minutes).
Below are some rental car companies that groups have previously used to get up here:
- Avis (has 12 seater vans)
- VTI Van Rentals (need your own insurance)
- Apex Limousine (email@example.com)
- CC Rental NYC
Please inquire if you need help renting cars or vans from NYC or other airports.
Yes, you can bike to Watershed! We are situated in a beautiful valley renowned for its rail trail and beautiful bikeable roadways. With a $5 permit from Metro-North, bring your bike on the train and take the rail trail to within 3 miles of Watershed (14 miles total).
Local Taxi Services to Watershed
Morning Star Taxi – 845-493-0211
Lakeville Livery, LLC – 860-435-8000 / 800-657-0670
Mike Courier – 845-518-6493
Carey’s Cab and Couriers – 845-518-6493
Questions and Problem Solving
Call Gregg at 917-886-2852 or email firstname.lastname@example.org