June 22, 2020

Walkway Pavilions Re-Open with Special Modifications; Ambassadors Return to Bridge

The Walkway Over the Hudson merchandise and information pavilions in Highland and Poughkeepsie are now open for the season, with essential health-forward modifications in place.  Staffed […]
June 18, 2020

Video: How Walkway Made the Hudson Valley’s Largest Thank You Message

As the Hudson Valley reopens and moves forward, we will never forget the heroism of frontline workers of all stripes. In late April, the Friends of […]
May 22, 2020

Walkway’s East Pavilion Donated To City of Poughkeepsie; East Gate Plaza Construction Begins

The Friends of the Walkway and Siegrist and Sons Construction joined together to donate Walkway Over the Hudson’s East Pavilion to the City of Poughkeepsie. The […]
May 6, 2020

Marist x Walkway Merchandise Collection Debuts May 8

Marist College fashion students collaborated with the Friends of the Walkway to create a one-of-a-kind merchandise collection celebrating the Walkway’s 10-year anniversary A portion of the […]
May 4, 2020

Walkway One Mile Postponed to Sept. 5; Virtual One Mile Open May 14 – June 14

The inaugural Walkway One Mile – ten one-mile races celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park – has been postponed until […]
April 30, 2020

Walkway, NY State Parks Thank COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park Illuminated with 202-foot-long ‘THANK YOU!’ to Honor Frontline Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic The Friends of the Walkway nonprofit organization […]
April 30, 2020

Behind-The-Scenes Of Walkway’s Thank You To Frontline Workers

As a New York State Park, Walkway Over the Hudson – the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge – has remained open and accessible during the COVID-19 […]
April 25, 2020

#NationalVolunteerWeek – Thank You To Our Ambassadors!

Thank you to our Ambassadors and volunteers that have given their time and talent to make Walkway Over the Hudson the Friendliest Park In The World. […]
April 17, 2020

Please Wear a Face Covering When Visiting The Walkway

At this time, New York State Parks like Walkway Over the Hudson are open for solitary outdoor recreation or a brief visit with a small group […]
April 15, 2020

Fred Schaeffer Gives Presentation on Birth of Walkway State Park

Fred Schaeffer – past chair of the Walkway nonprofit organization and one of the driving forces behind the grassroots campaign that made our beloved park in […]
March 14, 2020

A COVID-19 Update From New York State Parks

Visiting the outdoors during the COVID-19 outbreak The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) and the State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) encourage […]
March 10, 2020

Marist Fashion Students Creating Walkway Merchandise Collection

Items including apparel, jewelry, home goods, wall art, souvenirs, and more will be available for purchase in Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park Saturdays and […]
March 4, 2020

Registration Now Open For Inaugural Walkway One Mile On Sunday, June 14

Registration is now open for the inaugural Walkway One Mile to be held entirely in Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Sunday, June 14. […]
February 19, 2020

Walkway Seeks New Volunteer Ambassadors; Training on March 14

The Friends of the Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization is seeking new volunteer Ambassadors for 2020 and is hosting a training session on Saturday, March […]
January 31, 2020

Friends of the Walkway Honors Donors and Partners at Reception

On January 29, the Friends of the Walkway Over the Hudson and its Board of Directors honored Walkway stewards, members of the Walkway 1000, donors, and […]