Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

Walkway Over the HudsonWalkway Over the Hudson is attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Hudson Valley each year. photo: David Rocco

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County; Highland, Ulster County (1.28 miles) Scenic Hudson was a major supporter of turning this 1889 railroad bridge into the world's longest elevated pedestrian span. Outstanding views along the 1.28-mile bridge include eight properties protected by Scenic Hudson. The universally accessible Walkway is part of the Walkway Loop Trail and links to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail (Ulster), making longer excursions possible.

Park Features

  • Access via train
  • Biking
  • Dog walking (on leash)
  • Food nearby
  • Walking

When to visit

Conditions permitting, year-round daily 7 a.m. to sunset.

For inquiries about Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, call Walkway Over the Hudson at 845-834-2867.

Directions & Map

Maps & Resources

Walkway Loop Trail map

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