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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

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Address: 61 Parker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1926
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a 19th century railroad...

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a 19th century railroad bridge transformed into the world's longest elevated pedestrian park.

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Even in rain...enjoyed reading all the history posted along bridge and it was an easy walk .. good views of the Hudson and shorelines

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Freehold, New Jersey
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Freehold, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even in rain...enjoyed reading all the history posted along bridge and it was an easy walk .. good views of the Hudson and shorelines

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a misty/rainy sort of day, so we only walked halfway over the bridge, but it was a nice view. We plan to come back and do the loop walk when it's nicer. The ranger guy was very pleasant to talk to and gave us some great information about the area. Restrooms were clean.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of the river, dog friendly and plenty of space for all walkers, joggers and pedestrians. Connects to the rail trail and can do a complete loop going across the the walkway and Franklin Roosevelt bridge and hiking through Franny Reese Park. Lots to do and see, free!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful day out but by the time we reached the water area over the walkway, the wind was whipping and the temperature plunged and I was wishing I brought a jacket. Great views and an awesome place to walk. Dog owners! Please clean up after your pooches. We had to dodge several turds along the way. Very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect way to experience this beautiful area. It is a lovely walk, gorgeous views, easy to access.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful spring day on Easter Sunday in the Hudson Valley. Our family visited the Walkway over the Hudson for the first time. We just followed the crowd and parked in a dirt lot next to the official entrance to the state park. As it turned out this was not the actual parking lot for the park, which was a... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cool idea and a beautiful way to gain perspective on the Hudson while getting in a bit of exercise. A leisurely pace would be about an hour round trip. Somewhat urban and industrial views give way to the river as you make your across the well paved span. Only caution would be to dog lovers on hot days--you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views! Informative signs sharing bits of history. Great flat location for walking, running, dollar blading, or biking! Definitely a Hudson Valley 'must do'!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love that they have water bowls for the little fur babies. It's easily accessible to all people, and isn't a strenuous walk.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trying to make the best out of me and my beautiful family so decides to take them to the Hudson walkway bridge and it was a nice walk, nice views and some good air for our lungs, definitely would come back to visit

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