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Lovely country walk, but watch out for the mud!

I visited this free and lovely trail with my parents in-law, wife and son on a clear winter's day... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
Joshua G
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Bucharest, Romania
Beautiful stroll

Great stroll 2.5 miles with amazing views of the Hudson. We happened to go on a day that was very... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2018
jataniam
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New York City, New York
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776 River Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571-2905
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

I visited this free and lovely trail with my parents in-law, wife and son on a clear winter's day. The trail, while almost overly-paved at the beginning, quickly deteriorated, so be sure to take appropriate foodwear, and beware of slipping on the muddy trail. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Great stroll 2.5 miles with amazing views of the Hudson. We happened to go on a day that was very muddy so I would recommend hiking boots and avoid wearing white shoe wear.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jataniam
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Yet another Hudson Valley, Dutchess County, Red Hook offering that answers the question, "why do I/should I live here?" Comfortable/sturdy shoes a must. Bring snacks, bevs, something to sit/rest on and of course, a camera to make it a totally enjoyable trek. Take in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NickDanger38
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Amazing views of the Hudson along with a tranquil wooded portion...Wear good walking shoes/hiking boots. Large portion is graveled walking path. However, the majority is grass trails/wooded trails that can be slightly wet at times. Worth exploring and enjoying as much as possible!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erika M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had a great afternoon, packed a lunch, walked the entire loop and ate with an amazing view of the Hudson. It would have been even better if it had been fall and cooler for the sections out in the open but eating in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Poets walk was interesting given the history and the scenery. Easy trails for everyone, great place to get away or take pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank onecoolraisin
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Poet's walk is a wonderful place for a low impact hike. The park overlooks the Hudson River providing beautiful views and opportunities for taking pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wannatravel99
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This park is made up of several trails suitable for all ages and hiking abilities, however, many experienced hikers would call this just a walk through the park. Still, the loop trail system offers spectacular views of the Hudson River and the Catskills Mountains. Be...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kenmacphail
Reviewed 19 June 2018

What a sweet spot! The gentle hills, the grassy fields, the stunning views, the gorgeous gazebo! All make for a gentle stroll. Walking on Poet's Walk was the fine ending to a lovely outing with another family. We ranged from ages 8 to 62. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elise G
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Poets Walk is lovely but watch your footing. We were walking the trail by the river when wet leaves, mud and my foot getting caught under a tree root sent me to a face dive. Hit hard and fast! 6 stitches to my upper lip,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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