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Hudson River Waterfront Walkway

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Hudson River Waterfront Walkway

LENGTH:

20 miles

SURFACE:

paved / compacted stone / natural

COMMUNITIES:

Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, North Bergen, Cliffside Park, Edgewater, Fort Lee

HIGHLIGHTS:

views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, boats traffic on the Hudson River and the Manhattan Skyline, access to PATH stations, marinas, restaurants, parks

CONNECTIONS:

George Washington Bridge
Bayonne Bridge

LINKS:

Jersey City, New Jersey
New York City, New York

The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway is a system of separate paved pathways located along the shores of the Hudson River in various communities. From the river shores, there are fantastic views of the New York Skyline and the Statue of Liberty. The paved pathway consists of separate sections along 20 miles of the Hudson River waterfront from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge.

Conditions

The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway consists of numerous separate pathways. Activities permitted along the walkway are: walking, bike riding, running, boat launching. Much of the walkway system consists of wide paved pathways with attractive landscaping, benches, railings, signage and other amenities.

Connecting Trails

The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway connects to numerous local sidewalks and the pathways in the various parks along the route. The walkway also in nearby to the pedestrian pathways along the Bayonne Bridge and the George Washington Bridge.

Communities

The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway goes through the following New Jersey communties: Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, North Bergen, Cliffside Park, Edgewater and Fort Lee. The walkway is located across the river from the island of Manhattan.

Points of Interest

The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway system of pathways go past the following points of interest: Fort Lee Historical Park, the George Washington Bridge, Edgewater Community Center, Edgewater Ferry Landing, Port Imperial Ferry Terminal, Days Point, Port Imperial Marina, Weehawken Waterfront Park and Recreation Center, Lincoln Harbor, Maxwell Place Park, Stevens Institute of Technology, Sinatra Park, Pier C Park, Pier A, Hoboken PATH Terminal, Hoboken Ferry Terminal, Newport Green Park, Paulus Hook Pier, Morris Canal Park, Liberty Landing, Liberty State Park, Ellis Island, Flag Plaza, Pier 11, Caven Point, Bayonne Golf Club and Dennis P. Collins Park.

Walkway Sections

There are several separate sections of the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway.

The northern most section of the walkway is located Fort Lee Historic Park near the George Washington Bridge.

There are several shorter sections along the waterfront area of Edgewater.

The longest, mostly continuous section, is located along the waterfront of Guttenberg, Union City, Weehaken, Hoboken and Jersey City. The Jersey City section includes the walkway along Liberty State Park where there is an access pier over to Ellis Island. South of this location is Flag Place with the closest onshore view of the Statue of Liberty.

Another section of the trail is located near the Bayonne Golf Club.

The southern most section is just under a mile long and located at Dennis P. Collins Park at the southern tip of Bayonne and adjacent to the Bayonne Bridge.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway in Eastern New Jersey.