|Directions to Travers Island Boathouse, Pelham Manor, NY
The NYAC boathouse is about three miles from the Metro North Pelham train station, Interstate 95, and the Hutchinson Parkway. It is also located about three miles from the northern terminus of both the 5 and 6 NYC subway trains. To get specific directions from your location, enter your address coordinates on Mapquest. General directions are below. See the detailed map here: http://nyacrowing.net/nyac_map.htm.
By Train: From Grand Central Station, New Haven Line, Second Pelham stop. Taxi service is available at Pelham station to Travers Island. Approx. three miles.
East Side of Manhattan: Take FDR Drive to Willis Ave. Bridge (or Triborough) to Bruckner Expressway/I-278, which becomes I-95 (New England Thruway), then take Hutchinson River Parkway North to City Island/Orchard Beach exit. Follow to Stop sign. Proceed 3/4 around traffic circle to Shore Road North Exit. NYAC is approximately two miles up Shore Road. At the blinking orange light, bear right. This is the entrance into Travers Island. Take a Left after the guard's gate. The boathouse will be the second building on your right.
West Side of Manhattan: Take West Side Drive to Cross County Parkway. Follow Parkway East to Exit 9/Hutchinson River Parkway South/Whitestone Bridge South exit. From the Hutch, get off at exit 8/Sanford Blvd. Make a right turn off exit and at second traffic light bear right onto Pelhamdale Avenue. Proceed to the end of Pelhamdale. Make a right turn onto Shore Road and a quick Left. This is the entrance into Travers Island. Take a left after the guard's gate. The boathouse will be the second building on your right.
Long Island, via Throgs Neck Bridge: Take Throggs Neck Bridge to I-95. Follow from EAST SIDE Directions.
Long Island, via Whitestone Bridge: Take Whitestone Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway North. Follow from EAST SIDE directions.
New Jersey, via GW Bridge: George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway through Bruckner interchange to I-95. Follow from EAST SIDE directions.
New Jersey, via Tappan Zee Bridge : Take Tappan Zee Bridge to exit 8/Route 287 East to Exit 3/Sprain Parkway South. Take Sprain Parkway to Cross County Parkway East exit. Take Cross County Parkway to Exit 9/Hutchinson River Parkway Whitestone Bridge South. From the Hutch, get off at Exit 8/Sanford Blvd. Follow from WEST SIDE directions.
Connecticut, via I-95: Take I-95 South. Get off at Exit 15 (New Rochelle/The Pelhams). Bear right off the exit onto Boston Post Road/Route 1. Proceed three traffic lights and make a left onto Pelhamdale Avenue. Follow from WEST SIDE directions.
Connecticut, via Merritt Pkwy: Take Merritt Parkway South, which becomes Hutchinson River Parkway. Proceed South and follow WEST SIDE directions from the Hutch.