Visitor's Information and Directions

The Chapel and the gardens, including the Stations of the Cross, are available from 8 AM
to 6 PM to the general public. Individuals attending a retreat need to sign in upon their arrival.

Mount Alvernia's mailing address is:

Mount Alvernia Retreat Center
Delavergne Avenue,
P.O. Box 858
Wappingers Falls, N. Y. 12590-0858

Mount Alvernia's physical address for GPS devices and Internet map searches is:

Mount Alvernia Retreat Center
158 Delavergne Avenue,
Wappingers Falls, N. Y. 12590-0858

Please note that mail will not be delivered to the physical address. Please use the P.O. Box address for all correspondence.

The main telephone number is (845) 297-5706. Mount Alvernia Office hours are 9 AM-3 PM. You may also leave voicemail for the friars (see the contact list.).

Directions by car:  Mount Alvernia Retreat Center is located in the village of Wappinger Falls, off of Route 9D. It is approximately 60 miles north of New York City and approximately 10 miles south of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Major highways nearby include: Interstate 84, the New York Thruway, Route 9, and the Taconic Parkway. For exact directions, call the Mount Alvernia Office or consult the online map facility at maps.expedia.com.

Directions by train:

From Grand Central Station, on the Metro-North Hudson Line, the nearest train station is the New Hamburg Station. Call the Metro-North Railroad or check their web site, www.mta.info for schedule, fare, and station information.

From Albany, New York, on Amtrak, the nearest train station is the Poughkeepsie Station. From Poughkeepsie, take a taxi cab. Call Amtrak or check their web site, www.amtrak.com for schedule, fare, and station information.

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