Poughkeepsie, NY

in Dutchess county, New York

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Train station

Poughkeepsie station has two train services:  

Metro North - - Train Schedule for Hudson Line - - bike info

Amtrak - - - - Train Schedule for Empire Service - - bike info

Bicycle Routes 

  • Walkway over the Hudson / Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge loop on both sides of the Hudson river -- 53 miles (or shorter), hilly.  Pretty roads in quiet woods, two big Hudson river bridges, shops and sights at the Rondout waterfront, some quiet riding along the shore with a picnic park, optional side trips to Rhinebeck or New Paltz.  3400 vertical feet (feels like 3900 feet) hill index 4.0 -- also a shorter easier version.  Start points Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff, Kingston, Highland. [ Description | Map | GPS ]

Northeast to Millbrook and Salt Point 

From that route there are ways to connect to Clinton Corners, to join this great route: 

North to Rhinebeck and beyond

You can use the first part of the Mid-Hudson to Rhinecliff Bridge route above to get to Rhinebeck and routes like this: 

  • Rhinebeck - Bard - Red Hook -- 19 miles, gentle hills.  A visit to Bard College and the village of Red Hook, with pleasant riding on tree-lined roads and country estates along the way.  700 vertical feet, hill index 2.2.  Start points Rhinebeck, Red Hook. [ Description | Map ]

Across the river


Taxi services

Here's some taxi services we found in phone directories around 2003:

  • Yellow Cab Co. - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • The Taxi Company - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Del-Roy Taxi Service - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Anthony's Taxi - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Always Available - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Allen's Taxi & Airport Service - - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • AAA Transportation Service - - Poughkeepsie, NY

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