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Sat 24 Aug
SkyRide: Motorcycle Ride Across Walkway
Saturday, August 24, 2019 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

In celebration of the Walkway’s ten-year anniversary, Hudson Valley motorcyclists are invited to participate in a special one-time-only ride over the iconic span, the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world! Registered bikers and their passengers will check-in and assemble on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail in Highland. After crossing the Walkway Over the Hudson, all riders will proceed through the City of Poughkeepsie and over the Mid-Hudson Bridge to Motorcyclepedia Museum in Newburgh where they will enjoy food, drink, live music, vendors, and tours of Motorcyclepedia’s vintage bike collection. The ride across the Walkway begins at 10 a.m., with the post-ride celebration at Motorcyclepedia running from 12-5 p.m. For full information and to register, visit walkway.org/skyride.
Fri 30 Aug
Walkway at Night
Friday, August 30, 2019 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

Have you ever dreamed about spending a moonlit evening on the Walkway while enjoying scenic views of the Hudson River Valley? Here’s your chance! Enjoy breathtaking twilight views from 212 feet above the Hudson River. View the night sky with telescopes provided by the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association (weather permitting). For the safety of all, bicycles, rollerblades, and skateboards are not permitted for this event. If you bring your furry friends along for the fun, all pets must be on a 4-foot non-retractable leash with a light up collar (glow sticks will be available while supplies last). Free to Walkway members, non-members are asked to consider a $5 suggested donation.
Sat 31 Aug
Document Shredding Day
Saturday, August 31, 2019 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

Walkway Over the Hudson is pleased to partner with Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union to offer complimentary document shredding services in the Haviland Road parking lot steps away from the Walkway’s West Entrance at 87 Haviland Road in Highland.

Thanks to Legal Shred for providing shredding trucks. PLEASE NOTE: These events attract a large number of people that will likely result in wait times of 15-60 minutes. Walkway Ambassadors will be on hand to assist, and all participants are encouraged to take a stroll on the Walkway following drop-off. For complete information about this event, including the list of acceptable and unacceptable items for shredding, click here.

Fri 13 Sep
Walkway at Night
Friday, September 13, 2019 07:15 PM - 09:15 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

Have you ever dreamed about spending a moonlit evening on the Walkway while enjoying scenic views of the Hudson River Valley? Here’s your chance! Enjoy breathtaking twilight views from 212 feet above the Hudson River. View the night sky with telescopes provided by the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association (weather permitting). For the safety of all, bicycles, rollerblades, and skateboards are not permitted for this event. If you bring your furry friends along for the fun, all pets must be on a 4-foot non-retractable leash with a light up collar (glow sticks will be available while supplies last).

Free to Walkway members, non-members are asked to consider a $5 suggested donation.

Sun 15 Sep
Flag Changing Ceremony
Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

The American Legion Post 739 and VFW Post 6534 Highland organize and present monthly Flag Changing Ceremonies on the Walkway to honor our region’s veterans and their service to our country. These events, organized and presented by these local veterans’ organizations, are open to all who wish to attend.

Contact: Ross Hartlipp with American Legion Post 739 for information and updates.

Location: Center Overlook of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park Event

Organizer: American Legion Post 739 and VFW Post 6534 Highland

Sun 29 Sep
Sunrise Stroll
Sunday, September 29, 2019 06:30 AM
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
(845) 834-2867

The early bird gets the view! Join your fellow early risers to celebrate the first Sunday of autumn with a Sunrise Stroll on the Walkway. Enjoy the sunrise and Walkway’s spectacular views of the Hudson River Valley. The east and west gates to the Walkway will open at 6:30 a.m. Don’t forget to bring your camera! This event is free for Walkway members. Non-members are asked to consider a $5 suggested donation.