Pike Street, East Main Street, Slate Hill Road, Quickway, Long Mountain Parkway, Palisades Parkway, Bear Mountain Bridge, Bear Mountain Bridge Road, Main Street, Birdsall Road

Westbound Views

In Brewster, US 6 splits off from US 202/NY 22 at this traffic light. Turn right onto Main Street to stay on US 6.
Photos taken July 2015.
The Borden Bridge carries Main Street over the Croton River. Just after the bridge, Peaceable Hill Road (CR 53) begins on the right.
Photos taken July 2015.
Main Street runs west through Brewster.
Photos taken July 2015.
Railroad Avenue (CR 56) begins on the left at this traffic light. There is no county route signage here. The Brewster train station is visible straight ahead.
Photo taken July 2015.
US 6 curves to the north and then back to the west.
Photos taken July 2015.
Skipping west to Peekskill, Main Street runs west as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken November 2012.
Main Street ends here at the Croton Expressway (US 9). Turn right to go north on US 9 or continue straight ahead to go south. US 6/US 202 is multiplexed with US 9 north for a short distance beginning at this point. NY 35 ends here.
Photos taken November 2012.
US 6/US 202 is multiplexed with US 9 for a short distance along the remainder of the Croton Expressway.
US 6/US 202 splits off from US 9. This section is known as Bear Mountain Bridge Road and serves as the approach to the Bear Mountain Bridge. It is informally known to locals as the "goat path" because it runs right along the edge of a cliff by the river. There is a sign goof where US 202 is erroneously marked as NY 202.
Photos taken April 2017.
There is an old tollhouse preserved as a historic site on the right.
Photos taken April 2017.
North of the tollhouse, the terrain gets very rocky. There is another NY 202 sign goof.
Photos taken April 2017.
There is scenic area on the left.
Photos taken April 2017.
The Bear Mountain Bridge becomes visible in the distance.
Photos taken April 2017.
There roadway splits. Bear right for NY 9D, which begins here. Bear left for the Bear Mountain Bridge. There is yet another NY 202 sign goof.
Photos taken April 2017.
The Bear Mountain Bridge carries US 6/US 202 across the Hudson River to Rockland County.
Photos taken April 2017.
On the other side of the bridge, there is a tollbooth, but there is no toll in this direction.
Photos taken April 2017.
There is a traffic circle at US 9W. US 202 splits off from US 6 here and follows US 9W south. US 6 is routed along the Palisades Parkway, which begins here.
Photos taken April 2017.
US 6 follows the Palisades Parkway until exit 18, where it splits off, multiplexed with Seven Lakes Drive.
The ramp for exit 18 carries US 6 and Seven Lakes Drive to the Long Mountain Traffic Circle, where the two routes split.
Photos taken November 2016.
The section of US 6 in Harriman State Park is called the Long Mountain Parkway. It is a super-2, a two-lane undivided highway.
Photos taken November 2016.
There is an exit for NY 293.
Photos taken November 2016.
The Long Mountain Parkway merges with NY 293, which ends here.
Photos taken November 2016.
The Long Mountain Parkway becomes a divided highway and descends toward Central Valley. There is a parking area on the way down.
Photos taken November 2016.
At the bottom, there is an exit for Averill Avenue (NY 17) south and NY 32. Exit here for access to the New York Thruway (I-87).
Photos taken November 2016.
The Long Mountain Parkway ends here and merges into the Quickway (NY 17/Future I-86).
Photo taken November 2016.
US 6 is routed along the Quickway (NY 17/Future I-86) west to exit 123 in Goshen.
US 6 splits off from the Quickway (NY 17/Future I-86) at exit 123 in Goshen. It is multiplexed with NY 17M here.
Photos taken September 2014.
Welcome to New Hampton and the Town of Wawayanda! Just past the town line, US 6/NY 17M widens to three lanes to go up a hill and narrows back down to two lanes.
Photos taken September 2014.
US 6/NY 17M widens to four lanes. There is an interchange with I-84.
Photos taken September 2014.
US 6 and NY 17M split at this traffic light. Turn left for to stay on US 6. NY 17M continues straight ahead.
Photos taken September 2014.
US 6 runs west as a two-lane undivided road.
Photos taken November 2016.
Welcome to Slate Hill!
Photo taken November 2016.
NY 284 begins on the left.
Photos taken November 2016.
US 6 continues to the west.
Photos taken November 2016.
Welcome to South Centerville!
Photos taken November 2016.
Welcome to the Town of Greenville!
Photos taken November 2016.
Pine Island Turnpike (CR 1) begins on the left.
Photo taken November 2016.
US 6 continues to the west.
Photos taken November 2016.
There is a flasher at Mountain Road. Turn right to go north on CR 35 or left to go south or CR 55.
Photos taken November 2016.
US 6 passes under I-84, but there is no interchange here.
Photos taken November 2016.
US 6 begins its long descent toward Port Jervis.
Photos taken November 2016.
Welcome to the Town of Deerpark!
Photos taken November 2016.
There is an interchange with I-84. For the eastbound entrance, turn left onto Clove Road (CR 15), which turns into NJ 23 after about a third of a mile at the border with New Jersey.
Photos taken November 2016.
In Port Jervis, US 6 is known as East Main Street. Turn left at the second traffic light for the unsigned CR 16, which becomes CR 521 after about half a mile at the New York-New Jersey state line.
Photos taken September 2014.
There is a small bridge across the Neversink River.
Photos taken September 2014.
East Main Street passes under the Port Jervis Line of the Metro-North Railroad.
Photos taken September 2014.
East Main Street runs west as a two-lane undivided road, passing by Bon Secours Community Hospital. There is a pedestrian bridge over the road at the hospital.
Photos taken September 2014.
There is a traffic light at Kingston Avenue (US 209). Turn right to go north. US 209 south is multiplexed with US 6 straight ahead.
Photos taken September 2014.
East Main Street becomes a divided road and then ends at a traffic light. Turn left onto Pike Street to stay on US 6/US 209. West Main Street (NY 42/NY 97) begins straight ahead.
Photos taken September 2014.
Pike Street runs southwest through Port Jervis.
Photos taken September 2014.
The roadway splits at a poorly signed intersection. Bear left to stay on US 6/US 209 through a tunnel under the Port Jervis Line of the Metro-North Railroad. Bear right for a grade-separated turnaround.
Photo taken September 2014.
On the other side of the tunnel, there is a bridge across the Delaware River to Matamoras, Pennsylvania. US 6/US 209 continues straight ahead into Pennsylvania.
Photos taken September 2014.
West to Pennsylvania

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