Lush woodlands, sparkling lakes, nature preserves, historic sites, hiking trails, scenic routes and cultural centers. Bordered by the Hudson River, Rondout Creek and Wallkill River, Esopus is an oasis of natural beauty and local heritage. Take in a piece of history at the Esopus Lighthouse, a.k.a. Maid of the Meadows, built in 1871, or visit the Klyne Esopus Museum. Or literally follow the footsteps of a brave American woman by taking the Sojourner Truth Freedom Trail: an 11-mile route of the legendary slave's escape. Esopus is a small place with a big history. COMPRISED OF: Connelly, Esopus, Port Ewen, Rifton, St. Remy, Sleightsburgh, Ulster Park, and West Park.