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The perfect walk...for all abilities!

Amazing views of the Hudson along with a tranquil wooded portion...Wear good walking shoes/hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erika M
A lovely place for a picnic overlooking the Hudson!

We had a great afternoon, packed a lunch, walked the entire loop and ate with an amazing view of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathryn P
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“poets walk”(2 reviews)
“open fields”(2 reviews)
“easy hike”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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776 River Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571-2905
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank Erika M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank onecoolraisin
Reviewed 28 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.

Thank wannatravel99
Reviewed 28 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

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

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

3  Thank DorindaWheeler
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This gentle walk takes you through meadows and woods. On the way gazebos and benches provide places to rest and to enjoy the views. This path is open to dogs that are leashed. Parking is adequate though on good weather days it can get crowded....More

Thank uffels
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A short level walk will bring you to an overlook of the Hudson, shared by joggers, dog walkers and families. Adequate parking and shade when necessary and good areas to share a picnic. Trail gets a little dicier and downhill if you want to walk...More

1  Thank mushroommarlene
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We took a walk till the end of the gravel stone pavement, nice and quiet, we caught the sunset as well. It's winter now, which is already scenic, so imagine how beautiful it gets in the summer

Thank SsLun
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