We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Hamilton Fish Bridge

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Rte. I-84 & NY 52, Newburgh, NY

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 28 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Don't Look Now

I have crossed this bridge 10,000 times. It opened in the early 1960s. Prior to that event, the crossing was made via car ferry which I very much miss to this day. If you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2016
Grandherve
,
Beacon, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 28: English reviews
Long Beach, California
Level Contributor
53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I have crossed this bridge a couple of times during my stay in Newburgh to get to Brewster. An amazing cool sight!! If you crossed on the way back to Newburgh it is soo awesome. Would love to take a picture next time!

Helpful?
Thank travelusa1973
Level Contributor
101 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I take this bridge regularly when I ride my bike. The bike path is not heavily used, and the pedestrians usually give way. There are also fantastic views of the Hudson from the bridge. For Fourth of July this is the greatest place to come watch the fireworks

Helpful?
Thank Louise N
Level Contributor
26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

While driving on I-84, I crossed the Hudson River on this bridge. What can I say, the bridge did keep us from driving into the river.

Helpful?
Thank FPH706
Beacon, New York
Level Contributor
21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I have crossed this bridge 10,000 times. It opened in the early 1960s. Prior to that event, the crossing was made via car ferry which I very much miss to this day. If you are driving across for the first time, I do not recommend attempting to take in the scenery, it is far too dangerous. However, if you are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Grandherve
Newburgh, New York
Level Contributor
32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The bridge is a life line from Orange to Dutchess and points East. Commuters use - both those heading to NYC and Mass Pike.

Helpful?
Thank happyelder
New York
Level Contributor
58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Most times the traffic on the Newburgh Beacon Bridge flows fine now that most of the construction is over.

Helpful?
Thank Wearytraveler066
New York, New York
Level Contributor
104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This bridge is better known as the Newburgh Beacon Bridge. It's a good example of a continuous truss bridge.

Helpful?
Thank Ilanfreedman
Albany, NY
Level Contributor
406 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is the main route that carries Route 84 from Hartford, CT to Wilkes-Barre PA. The view from the top is amazing and after reading the reviews here, I need to try to walk it some clear day to take pictures. I can imagine it would be very noisy walking the bridge as many tractor trailers use the bridge due... More 

Helpful?
Thank STEBAY711
Campbell Hall
Level Contributor
189 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Traveling on Rt. 84 East, this bridge takes you across the Hudson River from Newburgh to Beacon, NY in Duchess County and continues on into CT. It is heavily used during work hours in the AM & PM but is pleasant most of the time. As a passenger, you get to enjoy some nice views up & down the Hudson... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank p3navy
Winter Park, Florida
Level Contributor
70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This bridge is one of many across the beautiful Hudson River. This is a popular crossing, being one of the main routes across. One should expect there to be traffic on this bridge, heavy during peak hours.

Helpful?
Thank BrillWolf

Travelers who viewed Hamilton Fish Bridge also viewed

 

Been to Hamilton Fish Bridge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hamilton Fish Bridge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?