Group Tours

Learn about the amazing life of Walkway Over the Hudson

From its historic construction and opening as the longest bridge in the world in 1889, through its long life as a key railroad span during America's industrial revolution, great fire that ended its operation in 1974, and grassroots rebirth as Walkway Over the Hudson in 2009, a guided group tour is the perfect way to learn all about the Walkway!

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a guided group tour of this historic railroad bridge featuring stories about the past, present and future of the Walkway.
  • Appreciate breathtaking river and mountain views, fresh air and scenic Hudson Valley vistas.
  • Learn detailed history about the bridge and surrounding area.
  • View interpretive signage and historic images.
  • Limited walking available – walk as much or as little as your group prefers.


  • Contact: tours@walkway.org or call 845-454-9649
  • Dates: April-November, 8 a.m. – sunset
  • Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
  • Cost For Adult Tours: $10 per person ($8 per person for groups of 30 or more)
  • Cost For Children's Tours: For more information, visit our Youth Tours page.
  • Accessibility: ADA handicapped accessible, no stairs required. Ask us about renting our wheelchair-accessible electric tram.
  • Access: Due to construction, all tours will begin on the west (Highland) side of the Walkway in 2024. Bus parking is available.

After your tour is confirmed, pay online via PayPal here.  Do not submit payment until your tour has been confirmed by a representative of Walkway Over the Hudson.

Your escorted group tour will last approximately one hour and can be customized for your group’s preferred length and areas of interest. Tours are led by trained Walkway Ambassadors who are knowledgeable about the Walkway’s construction, history and reconstruction, as well as the Hudson River and surrounding areas.

Escorted Group Tour Features

  • Two trained guides assigned to each tour bus for ease of listening.
  • 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; no stairs required.
  • Mobile web tour, signage and historic photos in English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin Chinese.
  • Designated bus parking.
  • Connect Kids Reimbursement Program - We offer youth tours (grades K - 12) that may be eligible for reimbursement. Please visit our Youth Tours page for more information.

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Tours are guided by trained Walkway Ambassadors.
Booking: We suggest booking at least two months in advance to ensure we have adequate coverage of volunteers.

Contact: Tamara Palmateer
tours@walkway.org • 845-454-9649