The William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail is a 13.4-mile continuous paved rail trail that runs from The Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie to the restored Hopewell Depot, in Hopewell Junction. This off-road trail is part of the larger 750-mile Empire State Trail Network, and traverses through the towns of LaGrange, Wappinger, and East Fishkill.
Come on out and enjoy the outdoors with a stroll or bike ride with family and friends along the WRS Dutchess Rail Trail.
Groups and organizations looking to hold special events must obtain a permit. Please call the Parks main office at 845-298-4600 for an application. Permit requires a fee and submission of required insurance.