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The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway is a spectacular pathway on the western shore of the Hudson River in New Jersey.  The state has planned the Walkway to exist immediately adjacent to the river in a continuously connected 30 foot wide path from the tip of Bayonne to the George Washington Bridge.  The Walkway provides free access 24/7 for the enjoyment of the general public.

The Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy is the organization dedicated to monitoring the completion and consistent maintenance and upkeep of the 18.5 linear mile plan.  Among its goals are the preservation of the scenic values afforded by the walkway and the implementation of the State rules and regulations concerning the development and use of the Walkway.

 


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Length: 18.5 linear miles

Municipalities through which walkway runs: 9

Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, West New York, Guttenberg, North Bergen, Edgewater, Fort Lee

Counties: Hudson and Bergen

Uses: Walking, jogging, biking. fishing, boat or kayak launching, access to Mass transit

Perpendicular Access:

10-20 foot wide lanes from the nearest street/road parallel to the walkway

 

NJDEP has a hotline to report problems.  Please visit the FAQ page (item 9) to understand when to use the hotline.

Please visit Our Opinion page to see a letter sent to NJDEP Commissioner LaTourette to implement rules for enforcing

the new Public Access Legislation

The HRWC again hosted Freewalkers.org with coffee and donuts on their Hudson River Loop Walk.  Pics of the 6/8/21 event.

The Liberty State Park Protection Act needs your support.  The owner of Liberty National Golf Course is campaigning to block this Act which will deny expansion of the golf course into Caven Point and all future privatization.  Please call Governor Murphy at 1-609-292-6000.  Let him know that you support this Act by giving your name and town. Please also urge your district’s legislators to become co-sponsors of the Protection Act A2189 and S1449.

You can sign the petition to support the Act at  http://chng.it/c8sBXHGHKD

Read an editorial from NJ.com. at
https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/02/so-many-hopes-dreams-in-lsp-discussions-jersey-journal-editorial.html

For more information, please visit the Friends of Liberty State Park at
https://www.folsp.org/interior/interior_articles_design.html


See Walkway Usage during COVID-19

Enjoy and stay safe!

The Conservancy brought lawsuit against Admiral's walk

Press Release

Who is responsible for fixing the Walkway?  Read NorthJersey.com's article on it.  It is a good read even if it's from 2018.

HRWC president testified at Edgewater Planning Board meeting and Jersey City Council meetings.  See Our Opinion.

Over two very hot and humid days during the summer of 2019, Mr. Jim Beckerman, reporter for New Jersey Record, walked most of the 18 miles of the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway with Mr. Don Stitzenberg, President of the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy (HRWC).  Read Mr. Beckerman's report and watch the videoVideo is on the top and it will display after Ads run. :(

There is no walkway between Citi Place and I-Park in Edgewater. A Superfund site called Quanta Resources is being remediated before development and walkway can be built.

April 2020 update. June 2019 update.

 

 

 

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