THE WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON
The Transformation of the landmark 1888 Poughkeepsie-Highland railroad bridge into a spectacular park and trailway 212 feet over the Hudson River was completed in the fall of 2009.
WALKWAY TRAIL LOOP
Combining the historic Walkway Over the Hudson, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge, several state and local parks, the agricultural traditions of the Town of Lloyd and the variety of the City of Poughkeepsie, the Walkway Trail Loop provides a compact 3.5 mile experience of the diverse wonders of the Hudson Valley.
HUDSON RIVER SKYWALK
See America’s first canvas with the Hudson River Skywalk, a new historic and scenic walkway at the place where American landscape painting began. The new walkway connects the homes and studios of the major Hudson River School artists, Thomas Cole and Frederic Church, over the Hudson River and across the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, offering sweeping views of the Hudson River Valley and the Catskill Mountains.
EMPIRE STATE TRAIL
The Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge is part of the Empire State Trail, a multi-use trail extending from NYC to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo.
HUDSON RIVER VALLEY NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA
The official website for approximately 90 Hudson River Valley Heritage Sites.
The Bear Mountain Bridge was one of the first sections of the AT, a 2,193-mile hiking trail stretching from Maine to Georgia.
8 Bridges, presented by CIBBOWS, is created by a group of open water swimmers who strongly support the clean up and protection of the Hudson River by swimming in it.
Scenic Hudson has a 50-year track record of protecting and restoring the Hudson River and its majestic landscape as an irreplaceable national treasure and a vital resource for residents and visitors.
HUDSON VALLEY TOURISM
The official I Love New York site for the 10 counties that make up the Historic Hudson River Valley.
HUDSON RIVER VALLEY GREENWAY
An innovative state agency created to facilitate the development of a voluntary regional strategy for preserving scenic, natural, historic, cultural and recreational resources.
HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES
Sentinels of the Hudson River marking the way and warning shipping of the hazards and channels. The many lighthouses of the river have protected shipping insuring safe passage and delivery of both goods and people to their destinations.
BEACON INSTITUTE FOR RIVERS AND ESTUARIES
Its mission is to create and maintain a global center for scientific and technological innovation that advances research, education and policy regarding rivers and estuaries.
Explore Our Bridges
Tolls today are actually lower, in real dollars, than they were in 1933 when the Authority began operations.