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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

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61 Parker Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone (main):

(845) 454-9649
Hours:7am-sunset, year-round, weather permitting

A former railroad bridge built in 1888, the Walkway spans 1.26 miles and stretches 212 feet above the majestic Hudson River. It's the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Enjoy a magnificent birds' eye view of the Hudson, Catskill Mountains and adjacent landscape. It's ideal for walkers, joggers, cyclists and rollerbladers. No skateboards or motorized vehicles are allowed. A small number of bikes are available to rent.   

From the Poughkeepsie train station: 15 minute walk to the stairs at Washington Street. Or walk 5 minutes to Upper Landing Park on the waterfront and ride the glass elevator up to the deck. 

Winner Dutchess Tourism Outdoor Award of Distinction

Important Features

  • Groups Welcome
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Award Winner
  • Tours Offered
  • Bicycle Paths
  • Hiking / Nature Trail

Contact Us: 800-445-3131