By train: Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is located just 4 blocks north of the Metro North and Amtrack station in Poughkeepsie.
On East side of the River (Poughkeepsie): take Route 9 to Route 9G north (Marist Drive). Bear right onto Washington Street. Proceed on Washington Street for 0.5 miles. Turn left on Route 9G/Parker Avenue and proceed to lot on left.
On West side of the River (Highland): Take NY 218/Route 9W to Haviland Road.
Parking Locations: Parking and entranceways can be found in several locations.
1) At 87 Haviland Road, Highland, NY (Ulster County), parking is allowed along the north side of the road, with ADA-compliant handicapped parking spaces at the entrance to the bridge.
2) At 61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie (Dutchess County) there is an 80 car NYS parking lot, with ADA-compliant handicapped parking provided. There is a $5 fee to park in this lot.
3) At Pulaski Park, Washington Street, Poughkeepsie (Dutchess County) there is limited free parking. This park is one block north of the bridge. There is a stairway from Washington Street directly to the bridge entrance.
4) Some City of Poughkeepsie streets in the vicinity of the Walkway (please check parking signs carefully).
Empire Passports are sold in the Park Office and are accepted in both NYS parking lots. The Golden Park Pass does not apply at the Walkway.
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Still need assistance getting here? Call the State Parks Office at 845-834-2867