Off Campus Attractions: Outdoors

For those looking to spend time outdoors, hiking and biking trails abound in the Hudson Valley region. Here are some places to start your plans for a scenic afternoon walk or hike.

Walkway Over the Hudson

Flickr: WalkwayOverTheHudson

This abandoned railroad bridge-turned-pedestrian park stretches 1.28 miles over the Hudson River.

The NY-NJ Trail Conference

The Shawangunks, the Hudson Highlands, and the Catskills offer great hiking opportunities– you canĀ use this custom search engine to find your perfect trail in the area New York-New Jersey area. You can narrow searches by difficulty, accessibility, fees, and features.

Dutchess County Rail Trails

Dutchess County Rail Trail

Dutchess County has two rail trails for walking, jogging, rollerblading and biking: the Harlem Valley Rail Trail in the eastern part of the county and Dutchess Rail Trail through the center of the county.