Walkway News

 
July 16, 2019

First Friday Coming To Walkway August 2

By: First Friday Poughkeepsie On Friday, August 2, 5-9 p.m., join us for First Friday Poughkeepsie’s Anniversary Party celebration at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic […]
June 20, 2019

Dutchess Welcome Center Now Open on East Approach

Revamped glass-walled elevator re-opened for 212-foot ride to the top Next Round of Improvements Will Include a New Friends Pavilion View Photos of the New Welcome […]
June 12, 2019

NY Times: Poughkeepsie Ready for Its Revival

By: C.J. Hughes For years, residents of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., watched in envy. Up and down the Hudson River, hard-hit postindustrial cities like theirs were experiencing a […]
June 5, 2019

Walkway an Easy Summer Weekend Getaway from New York City

Upstate seems far and unreachable, but in reality, it only takes a couple of hours to escape the city and enjoy the great outdoors. The drive […]
June 4, 2019

Walkway Offers Amazing Vantage Point For Viewing Fireworks on July 4

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world, is again offering the public the opportunity to view the City […]
May 9, 2019

Walkway Named Top Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventure

Readers and staff of Hudson Valley Parent evaluated the best places in the Hudson Valley for a family adventure, and chose the Walkway as number one! […]
May 8, 2019

Walkway Honors Over Two Dozen Local Firefighters

On Wednesday, May 8 at 11 a.m., Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park hosted local first responders on the Walkway to commemorate the 45th anniversary […]
January 21, 2007
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The New York Times: LANDMARKS; Rusty Bridge, Great Views and Soon, a Walkway?

Some see the long-closed Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge as a 6,767-foot-long rusting relic. Others envision a gleaming pedestiran walkway, offering spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. Read […]
October 5, 2009
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The New York Times: The View From 1889

The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, built in the late 19th century to link New York and New England to the coal beds of Pennsylvania and the West, […]
May 9, 2010
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The New York Times: Hudson River Walkway, an Improbable Treat

“Big day Saturday,” David Williams said on Friday evening as he pedaled his bike, a 40-year-old Sears Spyder, across the breathtaking span 1.28 miles long, 212 […]
June 6, 2016
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Poughkeepsie Journal: Cuomo: $5.5M for visitor centers on each side of Walkway

Plans are advancing for two welcome centers, one on each side of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. And now the state is committing more money to […]
June 6, 2016
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Daily Freeman: Walkway Over the Hudson to get $5.5 million for visitor centers

Ulster County and Dutchess County will split $5.5 million to construct visitor centers on both sides of the Walkway Over the Hudson. Read more here: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20160606/walkway-over-the-hudson-to-get-55-million-for-visitor-centers
June 6, 2016
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Cuomo Announces Plans for Improvements to Walkway

Walkway was pleased to welcome Governor Andrew Cuomo today, as he announced plans for improvements to Walkway’s West (Highland) and East (Poughkeepsie) approaches. Rose Harvey, Commissioner of NYS Parks, […]
October 4, 2016
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From Hudson Valley to Hall of Fame

The galvanization of the Poughkeepsie community by passionate trail supporters helped spur the Hudson Valley Trail Network’s selection as the newest inductee into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC) […]
November 15, 2016
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Walkway & Bank of America Launch Sustainability Practices Program At New York State Park

The Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization and Bank of America launched the Walkway’s new Building Sustainability Practices Program this week at Upper Landing Park in […]
January 10, 2017
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Walkway included in Governor’s Empire State Trail announcement

“The scenic ‎natural beauty that spans every corner of this state is key to our prosperity, vital to our future and part of who we are […]