Hudson River Greenway Water Trail

Managed By

Hudson River Valley Greenway

Trail Overview

The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail is designed for day-users as well as long-distance paddlers. It includes 94 designated access sites, wildlife marshes, islands, historic sites, cities, downtowns, and hiking trails.

Trail Length:

256 Miles

Trail Location

The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail extends from Adirondack Park at Hadley, NY, and Champlain Canal at Whitehall, NY, to Battery Park in Manhattan.

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Hours of Operation


Trail Mission Statement


The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail connects communities and people to the Hudson River, promotes recreational access for all users, provides infrastructure for multi-day paddles, protects natural and cultural resources, and supports the health the river for future generations.


Uses and Activities

  • Boating, motorized
  • Boating, nonmotorized: Canoeing
  • Boating, nonmotorized: Kayaking
  • Boating, nonmotorized: Rafting
  • Boating, nonmotorized: Sailing
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Heritage and History
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Observation

Water Trail & Surrounding Surfaces

  • Water, moderate moving

More Information

Visit the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail website.

Best Management Practices

This information was last updated on 8/23/2013 at 8:21 PM