Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and Loop Trail

MODERATE 11 reviews

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and Loop Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Poughkeepsie, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.0 miles
534 feet

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly



nature trips

rails trails

road biking

trail running




28 days ago

Did the full loop and also completed Franny Reese State Park on the way. It was neat to do this as I've run the walkway so many times but never done the full loop. Everything was clearly marked and we ended up taking the elevator back up to the walkway which I had never done before. This will be my new running route!

Overall this is an easy walk, sunscreen might be needed based on the day.

1 month ago

1 month ago

Don't forget your sunscreen! That bridge crossing is long and in the sun! The west side of the Hudson has more shade. Great walk!

2 months ago

Did full loop. Sections tieing the two bridges together VERY poorly marked. Make a mistake on the Poughkeepsie side and you can end up in a pretty sketchy neighborhood wandering around trying to find the either bridge.

3 months ago

Beautiful view...

trail running
3 months ago

5 months ago

Loved this! Did this trail last year and one of the food carts had the most amazing candied bacon so I bought a side of it...so delish. The walk was great and we loved Poughkeepsie very much!

6 months ago

7 months ago

Beautiful views. All paved terrain and basically flat or downhill.

8 months ago

9 months ago

Great walk and beautiful views. Even better during the colours of Autumn