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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 Hudson River
  • 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 2019

January 1 - January 18
7:00 am to 4:45 pm
January 19 - January 31
7:00 am to 5:00 pm
February 1 - February 8
7:00 am to 5:15 pm
February 9 - February 21
7:00 am to 5:30 pm
February 22 - March 4
7:00 am to 5:45 pm
March 5 - March 9
7:00 am to 6:00 pm
March 10 - March 22
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
March 23 - April 2
7:00 am to 7:15 pm
April 3 - April 17
7:00 am to 7:30 pm
April 18 - April 28
7:00 am to 7:45 pm
April 29 - May 14
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
May 14 - May 27
7:00 am to 8:15 pm
May 28 - July 23
7:00 am to 8:30 pm
July 24 - August 5
7:00 am to 8:15 pm
August 6 - August 17
7:00 am to 8:00 pm
August 18 - August 27
7:00 am to 7:45 pm
August 28 - September 6
7:00 am to 7:30 pm
September 7 - September 15
7:00 am to 7:15 pm
September 16 - September 23
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
September 24 - October 3
7:00 am to 6:45 pm
October 4 - October 11
7:00 am to 6:30 pm
October 12 - October 21
7:00 am to 6:15 pm
October 22 - November 2
7:00 am to 6:00 pm
November 3 - November 14
7:00 am to 4:45 pm
November 15 - December 31
7:00 am to 4:30 pm