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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

61 Parker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1926
+1 845-834-2867
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I'm in a Hudson State of mind....

Not sure what to expect; my teen son and I laced up our walking shoes and set out from the Highland... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bert21_10
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Seaford, New York
A walk on some down time

I decided to go for a walk after work and am so happy I did. I've been many places and have seen... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marty T
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Marcellus, New York, United States
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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a 19th century railroad bridge transformed into the world's longest elevated pedestrian park.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rail trail” (88 reviews)
“nice walk” (113 reviews)
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61 Parker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1926
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+1 845-834-2867
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure what to expect; my teen son and I laced up our walking shoes and set out from the Highland side of the bridge! All I could think while I was taking advantage of this absolutely free of charge spectacular activity was..."how lucky am...More

Thank bert21_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I decided to go for a walk after work and am so happy I did. I've been many places and have seen many cool things and this is one of them. A must in the Hudson Valley region! The views are amazing, and you get...More

Thank Marty T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery over the Hudson. Nice that there are little info plaques to read along the way. Shame there are no little shops at the end.

Thank melissa l
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice walk on a nice day. Enjoyed being able to see so far. Wear supporting shoes. The walkway is concrete

Thank bqswoops
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday afternoon walk with my son over the Hudson, the best! You will not be disappointed. The views are spectacular and people you meet from around the world amazing!

Thank BarD44
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Walkway is a great vantage point to see the beauty of the Hudson Valley. Great for all ages, people with dogs, for those on bicycles. Whatever you choose.

Thank beezermjk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice way to spend a few hours one Sunday in July. Parking near the stairway on the street was available but there are also lots. There are beverage stands on both sides of the bridge, along with items like hot dogs, ice...More

Thank svogtpilates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from New York City and it was so worth it. Clean, quiet, expansive walkway across the Hudson my only complaint- the parking is hard to find. The street in Poughkeepsie where the sign to turn for the Walkway is located was closed and...More

Thank kjtv
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went all the way we went fron one side to the other, the view is absolutely great, it was a great afternoon, very relaxing.

Thank Ana A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place, great views, popular with all categories of people; joggers, cyclists, casual walkers, moms with strollers, school kids trips, EVERYBODY...! Will be back...

Thank Fintan L
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MRSDBC2010
2 June 2017|
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Response from amyfind | Reviewed this property |
There are Porto-Potties on both sides at the parking areas.
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Anita E
18 February 2017|
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Response from Robin H | Reviewed this property |
I believe they told us no food during the winter. The gift shops on either end are only open in good weather in the winter, depends on if a volunteers want to be there.
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Go2Wander
28 October 2016|
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Response from steven72974 | Reviewed this property |
The elevator is closed for fall/winter season. I was just there last weekend.
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