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. CLOSED starting Jan. 1; the elevator will reopen in the spring.
  • 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 now under construction; Dutchess Welcome Center in development
  • 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 2018

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