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Address: Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

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This was a great area to walk around and check out the scenery. Very well maintained area and there are several places to grab lunch close by as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 23, 2016
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Monsey, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We enjoyed sitting and relaxing at the Waterfront. At night-time it gets a bit deserted, so caution is advised…

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Dragon Boat Races in July are a blast, festivals are fun and there are a few places to play/drink/dine.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

In the last couple of years, this waterfront has really changed for the best. Clean, nice restaurants, playground, BBQs, great to hang out for the day. Boat launch, free movies at night, right near the children's museum and walkway over the hudson

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Thank Elizabeth1123
Poughkeepsie, New York
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Beautiful view of the Hudson River and the Mid Hudson Bridge . You can even see the Walkway Across the Hudson. Many Excellen't restaurants are located right there too.there is a playground for kids and places to sit and watch the boats go by.

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MA
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

This was a great area to walk around and check out the scenery. Very well maintained area and there are several places to grab lunch close by as well.

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Thank B D
lima
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708 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Right on the Hudson River. Icehouse restaurant and play area. Could get to the elevator to the Walkway over the Hudson from small parking area.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

The waterfront at the city of Poughkeepsie is beautiful. Waryas Park is a nice place to visit. It is adjacent to The Poughkeepsie Children's Museum, skatepark and a few great restaurants.

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Thank Noreen M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

skateboard park, bicycles, runners, walkers, joggers, strollers. This is appropriate for all. Covered shelters, benches, all along the gorgeous river. Avoid the waterfront dining options and head up the hill a bit for food. Or pick Crew at the beginning of the walkway, down the steps and 1/2 block up the hill.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Wonderful park and entertainment/eating area along the Hudson. City of Poughkeepsie has converted what had been a rundown part of town into a beautiful park and entertainment area. The park is large and green with benches for relaxing. When we were there on Father's Day week end there was a concert in the park. Entry to Walkway Over the Hudson... More 

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Thank ECJ117
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I walked through the waterfront as part of a circular hike over the two bridges across the Hudson river. The park itself is very well-maintained with a number of good restaurants, restrooms, and places to simply sit and see one of the greatest rivers in the world.

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