Sunrise Stroll | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Sunrise Stroll


Walkway Over the Hudson; 61 Parker Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY and 87 Haviland Rd Highland NY

, NY

41.703726 -73.945423

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 22, 2024, 7:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours This walk will begin at 7am on either side of the Walkway. Both groups will meet in the middle for a group photo. In total the walk is about 3 miles.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Celebrate the start of a new season with a Sunrise Stroll on the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge. During the vernal and autumnal equinoxes, the sun rises in line with the Walkway deck, making for a spectacular photo opportunity. We’re opening the gates early on both approaches to allow everyone to enjoy this magnificent experience. There’s no cost to attend Sunrise Stroll. Organization Hosting the Event Walkway Over the Hudson Friends Organization Phone Number 8454549649

Additional Information

There are no steps and the surface of the Walkway is smooth and relatively flat.
Additional Equipment Required: It can be windy on the Walkway. Please bring a layer.

Event Duration (hours): 1.5
Difficulty: Easy
Length (miles): 2.5-3
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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