Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Walkway Loop Trail
Located in Ulster County, Highland resides on the west bank of the Hudson River where Walkway Over the Hudson meets the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and Franny Reese State Park. It provides a rural, family-oriented community featuring apple orchards and plenty of open space. From waterfront dining to hiking and everything in between, Highland offers a small-town feel, yet is in close proximity to everything.
Nestled on the Hudson River, just 70 miles from both midtown Manhattan and Albany, the City of Poughkeepsie is the center of the arts, entertainment, higher education, health care, transportation, business and government for Dutchess County. Metro-North commuter trains run hourly to and from Grand Central Station. See for yourself how natural beauty, history, strategic location and plenty of forward-thinking people offer a balanced lifestyle and a sense of place.
Franny Reese State Park is one of 40 parks created or enhanced by Scenic Hudson, the largest
Location. 41° 42.478′ N, 73° 56.419′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and North Water Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in Waryas Memorial Park on the Hudson River. Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walkway Over the Hudson (here, next to this marker); The Queen City of the Hudson (here, next to this marker); River That Flows Both Ways (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park (about 700 feet away); Thomas Dongan (approx. ¼ mile away); Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Constitution Ratification Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Also see . . . Scenic Hudson. (Submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.