Walkway News

September 18, 2017

Starry Starry Night Tickets Available Now!

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—The Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization will host its annual Starry Starry Night benefit on Friday, Oct. 6th at Upper Landing Park along the […]
August 28, 2017

Walkway’s Ulster Welcome Center Groundbreaking Held

The Walkway Over the Hudson organization and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOPRHP) hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday, August 22nd […]
July 12, 2017
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2017 Walkway Marathon Business Team Challenge Winners Announced

This year’s Walkway Marathon combined team building, fitness and friendly competition among businesses and organizations as we added the Business Team Challenge. We are pleased to […]
July 7, 2017
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Many Partners Make July 4th Fireworks Celebration Successful

It was another wonderful July 4th celebration on the Walkway, thanks to the help, support and cooperation of hundreds of volunteers, police, emergency responders and staff. Some 3000 […]
June 21, 2017
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Pause for Paws: Keeping Furry Friends Safe on the Walkway During Summer Heat

Happy First Day of Summer! Meet “Ambassadog” Nico, who volunteers with his Walkway Ambassador “parents” Tom and Phyllis Smith. Here are some tips to keep our […]
June 11, 2017
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3rd Annual Walkway Marathon Finishes Strong Nearly 2,200 Runners Compete in Three Races

Nearly 2,200 athletes were joined by thousands of spectators, supporters, and volunteers along the Poughkeepsie waterfront on Sunday for the third annual Walkway Marathon Race Series, […]
June 10, 2017
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‘ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash’ Kicks Off Walkway Marathon Weekend in Downtown Poughkeepsie

Hundreds participated in a one-mile fun run/walk down Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie for the ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash held on Saturday, June 10. The “first […]
May 12, 2017
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Walkway, HVArtMarket ‘Make Her Day’ Event – Sat., May 27 with rain date of Sun., May 28

Due to inclement weather forecasted for this weekend, the Make Her Day art event at Walkway State Park has been cancelled for Saturday, May 13th and […]
April 30, 2017
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Walkway and region featured in The New York Times

Walkway Over the Hudson and many nearby attractions are featured in Sunday’s The New York Times article about the Walkway and Hudson Valley, a great place […]
April 26, 2017
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Volunteer for “I Love My Park Day” on May 6

Representatives from Parks & Trails New York, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and AT&T spoke at a press conference today on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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, […]