Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

View of the Hudson River from the middle of the Walkway - Photo credit: Jakob Franke View of the Hudson River from the middle of the Walkway - Photo credit: Jakob Franke
41.710946, -73.954519

This is a 1.28-mile linear park over the Hudson River connecting Ulster and Dutchess Counties in the Mid-Hudson region. It links to rail trails on both sides of the river.

This renovated 19th-century railroad bridge is now a pedestrian and bike path over the Hudson River. The bridge deck stands 212 feet above the river's surface and is 6,768 feet (1.28 miles) long, making it the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. 

In 1992 Walkway Over the Hudson, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, started the effort to renovate the bridge that had...

Park Acreage:

Not available

Municipality:

Highland [Ulster County], Poughkeepsie

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Contact Information

Web Link:

OPRHP-NYS Parks

Phone:

(845) 454-9649

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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Trip Reports

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January 28, 2010
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Featured Hike
In mid-January I hiked the trail closely following the review in Trail Walker and it was spot-on. Thanks.
kraan2
January 12, 2010
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Featured Hike
"Over the River and Into the Woods" by Georgette Weir features a hike in this park.  See the January/February 2010 issue of the Trail Walker, page 12.
Phil McLewin
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