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Address: Route 299, outside village of New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

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Beautiful mountain view from the Gateway

When we were there (October, 2016) the gate was under maintenance and we were not allowed to to through. It looks like most visitor came here, took a snapshot and left. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we were there (October, 2016) the gate was under maintenance and we were not allowed to to through. It looks like most visitor came here, took a snapshot and left. We actually drove to the other side of the gateway (near Lenape Lane and Butterville Road). From this side you have a beautiful mountain view.

Thank Yuting_13
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Having lived adjacent to the Testimonial Gateway for 33 years, I have to remind myself how lucky I am to be this close. However, anyone planning to come see this beautiful place, please remember to NOT park on the roadway. Hopefully, the future parking lots will alleviate this problem. In the meantime, enjoy our little piece of heaven here on... More 

1 Thank Toothfairy17
Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

I wanted to see what this was after going on trip advisor. So my boyfriend and I went. We parked on the side of the road, you can't miss it when you drive by. Then it was a walk to where the gateway was. Once we got there it was a very cool area because down the pathway is 2... More 

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new jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

There is nothing quite like this. It's an interesting structure but it's somewhat dilapidated. Looks like renovations may be underway. When you pass it you are taken to a pleasant tree lined path and parkland. The tower at mohonk mountain house can be seen in the distance at the top of the hill.

Thank schmutaki
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A beautiful site and just a short walk from the road was there this fall as the leaves were turning and had a great time with the camera.

Thank Butchf52
Norwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Visited on a overcast November day. I have a old post card of the gateway when it was in use so we had to stop and see the place. The building is closed. The architecture and construction is cool to see, not much is built like that anymore. Worth a short walk and a 20 minutes.

Thank steve B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

its a great old building that leads to a wonderful line of trees with views of the gunks. if your pressed for time or its too hot or cold its worth a quick walk.

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