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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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A wonderful time spent with great friends. Historic, beautiful and specatular views.

It was a wonderful experience. The Walkway is historic. A great way to get your daily walk in and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
adagrogers
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Breathtaking

The views of the bridge was breathtaking! You can ride your bike, walk your dogs across the walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nia G
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New Windsor, New York
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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” (92 reviews)
“nice walk” (129 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
61 Parker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1926
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+1 845-834-2867
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"rail trail"
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"nice walk"
in 129 reviews
"pedestrian bridge"
in 36 reviews
"great exercise"
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"dutchess county"
in 22 reviews
"both sides"
in 72 reviews
"porta potties"
in 23 reviews
"fall foliage"
in 32 reviews
"west side"
in 64 reviews
"dog walkers"
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"bring water"
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"afraid of heights"
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"children's museum"
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"bike ride"
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"views are spectacular"
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"food vendors"
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"old railway"
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a wonderful experience. The Walkway is historic. A great way to get your daily walk in and experience the beautiful view of the Hudson Valley. You can walk, ride your bike and walk your dog on this bridge. There are clean bathrooms and...More

Thank adagrogers
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The views of the bridge was breathtaking! You can ride your bike, walk your dogs across the walk away bridge. The breeze was nice! I loved the view

Thank Nia G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with my spouse for a day trip. Easy to find. Lots of parking. Very nice walk over the walkway. Did the loop trail around and back over the Roosevelt bridge. Great walk. Signage to find the rest of loop trail could have been better....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on this with my teen daughter. Lots of people around of all ages. Walkway is kept very clean and I felt safe walking on it. Great views. Great way to spend a day.

Thank Christine E
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with my wife. Beautiful view over the Hudson River. A bit trying in the heat especially as it’s a long walk to the middle of the bridge from the parking lot. Looks generic when you are walking on the bridge as opposed to when...More

Thank jam613
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here to break up a trip between NYC and Albany. It was 10 minutes off the highway in either direction but well worth it. Coming from the side street off of US 9W the entrance to the park is on the left and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was much more of a walk than we were anticipating (1.3 miles to go all the way across) but was definitely pretty! They have done a nice job hanging informational signs along the way and have also designated where people should be walking and...More

Thank car0344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I finally did this. We have been talking about it for sometime. Don't wait like we did, it was beautiful. When you are standing in the middle you notice different places along the river line that are familiar to you, if you...More

Thank CaribbeanPrincess08
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome. Soo unique!! Great views of the Hudson. I recommend going early in the morning if you like to run or jog. (Less traffic). If you bring the family take a ride on the elevator to the park below.... there’s a children’s...More

Thank mwrnmn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great walk on a nice day with excellent views of the Hudson River. Roundtrip was about 3.5 miles. We were there late afternoon on a Monday and it was busy, but not too busy, with walkers, runners and bikers.

Thank Bill T
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tripme2014
16 July 2018|
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Response from shreou79 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely driving distance and also walking distance. The Poughkeepsie Train Station for Metro North and Amtrak is located at the corner of Main Street and North Water Street. This is .3 miles from Upper Landing Park (83... More
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Peggy D
25 November 2017|
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Response from Sharon D | Reviewed this property |
Free! Also if you park on the Poughkeepsie side, you can park free on the gravel lot. Paved lot there are meters. Enjoy!
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Lizzie M
15 November 2017|
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Response from Hal M | Reviewed this property |
If you're u are very sensitive to heights then you can certainly turn around if you bothered. The height increases gradually and if you started to have a problem where you can't turn back, you could take the elevator down... More
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