Hours & Amenities

Walkway HIGHLIGHTS

  • Breathtaking, unobstructed 360 degree views of the Hudson River and surrounding scenic valley from 212 feet above the Hudson River
  • Substantial chest-height safety railing on both sides of this wide, flat and smooth concrete walking surface
  • ADA handicapped accessible entrances; no stairs required
  • 21-story, ADA handicapped accessible glass elevator; open seasonally, connecting the Poughkeepsie waterfront and train station to the Walkway. Currently closed for maintenance.
  • Mobile web tour, signage and historic photos in English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin Chinese
  • Interactive map to help you explore the Greater Walkway Experience Discovery Zones and other regional attractions on either side of the Walkway
  • New Ulster Welcome Center is now open; Dutchess Welcome Center is under construction
  • Group tours available by reservation with designated bus parking

 Walkway HOURS

Elevator: Currently CLOSED for upgrades and maintenance. Weather permitting, the 21-story ADA-compliant elevator on the Poughkeepsie waterfront at Upper Landing Park operates from 9:00 a.m. until one hour before Park closing time. 

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park: Weather permitting, the Walkway is open daily from 7:00 a.m. until sunset. See seasonal closing times below. During Member Moonwalks and Sunrise Strolls, the Park will open early or stay open longer; see the event calendar for dates.

Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization: Our administrative offices are open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Email or call us 845-454-9649.

Walkway Seasonal Hours for 2019

January 1 - January 18
7:00 am to 4:45 pm
January 19 - January 31
7:00 am to 5:00 pm
February 1 - February 8
7:00 am to 5:15 pm
February 9 - February 21
7:00 am to 5:30 pm
February 22 - March 4
7:00 am to 5:45 pm
March 5 - March 9
7:00 am to 6:00 pm
March 10 - March 22
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
March 23 - April 2
7:00 am to 7:15 pm
April 3 - April 17
7:00 am to 7:30 pm
April 18 - April 28
7:00 am to 7:45 pm
April 29 - May 14
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
May 14 - May 27
7:00 am to 8:15 pm
May 28 - July 23
7:00 am to 8:30 pm
July 24 - August 5
7:00 am to 8:15 pm
August 6 - August 17
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
August 18 - August 27
7:00 am to 7:45 pm
August 28 - September 6
7:00 am to 7:30 pm
September 7 - September 15
7:00 am to 7:15 pm
September 16 - September 23
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
September 24 - October 3
7:00 am to 6:45 pm
October 4 - October 11
7:00 am to 6:30 pm
October 12 - October 21
7:00 am to 6:15 pm
October 22 - November 2
7:00 am to 6:00 pm
November 3 - November 14
7:00 am to 4:45 pm
November 15 - December 31
7:00 am to 4:30 pm