Highland, New York: World's Highest and Longest Pedestrian BridgeHike across the Hudson River gorge while suspended over 200 feet in the air.
- 87 Haviland Rd, Highland, NY
- I-87 exit at New Paltz. Drive east toward Poughkeepsie on Main St./Hwy 299 until it ends, then turn right (south) onto US 9W. Drive into Highland, then turn left (east) onto Haviland Rd, which is just before the exit ramp for Poughkeepsie and US 44. Park along Haviland Rd and walk north to the rail trail.
- Daily 7 am - sunset.
World's Highest and Longest Pedestrian Bridge: Do you enjoy peering over railings? Do you like to feel gusts of unobstructed wind shoving you toward doom's abyss? Then you'll love the new World's Highest and Longest Pedestrian Bridge. [10/19/2009] Complete Story...
Visitor Tips and News About World's Highest and Longest Pedestrian Bridge
A 100 year old train trestle, the one that served as the logo for Lionel trains all these years, was shut down in the mid-70's after a fire. Saturday, 10/3/09, it opened up as the highest/longest aerial walkway over water in the world...
The view is fantastic, especially this time of year with the fall foliage coming in. In the summer, always a cool breeze up there even on a hot and sticky day.[Anonymous, 10/04/2009]