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Hours & Amenities

Walkway HIGHLIGHTS

  • Breathtaking, unobstructed 360 degree views of the Hudson River and surrounding scenic valley from 212 feet above the water's surface
  • 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-enclosed elevator; open seasonally from 9 a.m. until 90 minutes before park closing, connecting the Hudson River waterfront and Poughkeepsoe Train Station to the Walkway.
  • 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
  • Group tours available by reservation with designated bus parking

 Walkway HOURS

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park: Weather permitting, the Walkway is open daily from 7 a.m. until sunset (see seasonal closing times below). During Sunrise Strolls or Walkway at Night events, the park will open early or stay open longer (see our event calendar for dates).

Elevator: The 21-story glass-enclosed ADA-compliant elevator on the Poughkeepsie waterfront at Upper Landing Park operates from 9 a.m. until 90 minutes before park closing time (see seasonal closing times below). When open, the elevator is staffed at all times. Like the Walkway, the elevator operates weather permitting, and may close for thunder, lightning, and high winds.  Elevator Status Hotline: 845-834-3641.

Friends of the Walkway nonprofit organization: Our administrative offices are open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Email or call us 845-454-9649.

Walkway Seasonal Hours for 2021

January 1 - January 5
7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
January 6 - January 17
7:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
January 18 - January 30
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
January 31 - February 9
7:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
February 10 - February 21
7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
February 22 - March 6
7:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
March 7 - March 13
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March 14 - March 19
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
March 20 - April 1
7:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
April 2 - April 15
7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
April 16 - April 29
7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
April 30 - May 12
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
May 13 - May 30
7:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
May 31 - July 25
7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
July 26 - August 8
7:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
August 9 - August 17
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
August 18 - August 29
7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
August 30 - September 5
7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
September 6 - September 14
7:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
September 15 - September 22
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
September 23 - October 3
7:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
October 4 - October 11
7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
October 12 - October 20
7:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
October 21 - November 2
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
November 3 - November 6
7:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
November 7 - November 16
7:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
November 16 - December 31
7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.