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The Waterfront

Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Great locaiton below the Walkway

outstanding locaiton on the Hudson River, good for a picknick and a lazy afternoon reading. good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert G
Wappingers Falls, New York
Pleasant place to meet friends

We have a group of retirees that meet at Waryas Park daily. Quiet, near the walkway, picnic tables... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

outstanding locaiton on the Hudson River, good for a picknick and a lazy afternoon reading. good for families to let the children run around

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have a group of retirees that meet at Waryas Park daily. Quiet, near the walkway, picnic tables. Adequate parking.

Thank rbenn5850
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The poughkeepsie water front is a pretty good place to go out.over the years they have been trying to build it up and they are doing a great job but its slow process.there are numerous places such as shadows, mohoney's,the ice house and a few...More

Thank greatprovider
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Peaceful walk you can take to the elevator that brings you to the walkway over the hudson. On the way, ice house restaurant or children's museum, skateboard park, playground and boat launch.

Thank Dancemaris
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have lived in this area my whole life and I never get tired of the Hudson River. The view is spectacular. There are a number of good restaurants in the area. There are also grills and tables for having a picnic, as well as...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were disappointed. There isn't much here and it's not very clean. This could be a wonderful attraction with more investment.

Thank dukel1986
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My husband and I live near here. We go there andeat outsied. I love to watch the activity on the river and enjoy the view. There is a Hudson River Cruise that sails form there.

1  Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Do not waste your time. Things broken, stinky, duck poop everywhere, and trash scattered. I would not recommend going there. We felt a bit unsafe.

Thank Shirleen S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

What can really be said of a waterfront that isn't the obvious? I can say though that we ate lunch under the vehicular bridge and although it's a little overgrown and less frequented, there wasn't a lot of trash on the ground despite no trash...More

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The water view off main street is beautiful. The Hudson river was calm and the weather beautiful. Ate at a seafood restaurant that had quality food but noisy.

Thank Kenneth F
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