Walkway Happenings

Posted on October 04, 2014

Celebrating 5 Years!

Celebrating 5 Years!
Join us as we celebrate Walkway's 5th Anniversary!

October marks the beginning of the first "Walktoberfest." The park will remain open until 8:00 PM on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Saturday, October 4th, we will be dusting off the decorations and puppets created by Professional Arts Workshop that will be on display from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Sunday, October 5th, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park will host a "Dog Walk and Education Day," from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Walkway will be offering annual pet memberships for only $15! Memberships include a travel bowl, bio-degradable poop bags with a carrying case, AND a pet membership tag! Don't miss out!


Hot off the Press

Posted on September 29, 2014

Multimedia CEO Martha Stewart Attends Walkway’s Annual Benefit Event, Starry Starry Night

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(From left: Walkway Executive Director, Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart and Multimedia CEO, Martha Stewart tour the Walkway on Friday, September 26, 2014. Photo by: Kristine Palmer Photography)

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY— The highly successful and philanthropic CEO Martha Stewart joined over 400 people at the Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization’s annual Starry Starry Night fundraising benefit held at Walkway State Park, the repurposed 1889 Railroad Bridge spanning the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland, NY on Friday, Sept. 26. Stewart attended the event as a guest of Dr. Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky, Chair of the New York State Council of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and honorary co-chair of the benefit event, and several friends to demonstrate her support of Hudson Valley parks. Executive Director of the Walkway, Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart met Martha Stewart, Kathy Sloane and Lucy Waletzky prior to the event for a tour of Upper Landing Park and the group enjoyed a ride on the new Walkway Elevator. Waldstein-Hart discussed future Walkway plans with Ms. Stewart while they appreciated the scenic views of the valley from 212 feet above the Hudson River.

Posted on August 20, 2014

Public Cautioned as Scheduled Maintenance Slated for Walkway State Historic Park Elevator


Public is cautioned to expect periodic closures of the newly opened elevator for scheduled maintenance.

For status updates on the elevator and more information, please call: 845-834-3641

READ Poughkeepsie Journal's COVERAGE HERE

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