Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park


61 Parker Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


(845) 454-9649


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. Elevator closed January to April. Call ahead to check elevator is open. 

Winner Dutchess Tourism Outdoor Award of Distinction