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Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

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Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Does anyone have any estimates on the cost and hassles of getting a cab from downtown New Paltz to Lake Minnewaska? Presumably the taxis have dealt with carless NYC people before. I emailed a taxi company and haven't heard back.

I also want to note than an earlier post about Minnewaska incorrectly states that Mohonk Mountain House is reachable from the bus station. You can get there if you're Cheryl Strayed but otherwise, no.

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1. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

You want to go to the state park? And just who is Cheryl Strayed?

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2. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Yeah, the state park. Cheryl Strayed was in the book and movie "Wild," about hiking 1,000 or so miles out west.

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3. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Who said it was reachable on foot? Take a taxi to Mohonk, just a few short miles.

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4. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Your 2013 post about Mohonk being "reachable" is a bit vague. You didn't say taxi. California is "reachable" from NYC for the small price of a plane ticket.

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5. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Sorry about that - Mohonk is just a few miles from the bus station but it's just too hilly to walk for the average person.

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6. Re: Lake Minnewaska by taxi?

Instead of emailing the taxi company why don't you telephone them? It is more difficult to ignore a telephone call.

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