• Dec 7, 2019 from 7:45am to 10:45pm
  • Location: Hoboken Train Station
  • Categories: General
  • Latest Activity: on Monday

BIG CHANGES!!  Walk 10 to 40 miles of Hudson River vistas!

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For the second year in a row, FreeWalkers is hosting a Winter Hudson Loop.  The same walk you enjoyed in June now in December.  The winter walk is part of the Kennedy 50 Training Program.  However, all walkers are welcome.  This walk will be at a slighly faster pace than the June walk with limited breaks.   All are welcome, just realize if you walk slower or take long breaks, you will not be walking with the main group.

At the request of walkers in training for the Kennedy 50, we have made some changes.  First off we will start at the Hoboken Train Station.  Second, we are adding a circuit through Liberty State Park before we actually start the loop. We will walk south along the river thru Jersey City and do a lap thru Liberty State Park.  We will then head north thru the Hoboken Train Terminal.  For those who do not like early morning starts, we should be passing thru the terminal around 11:30 am, why not join us then.

From Hoboken, we will continue north along a nearly continuous Hudson River Waterfront Walkway on the Jersey side to the George Washington Bridge.  After the spectacular trip across the bridge, we connect to the Hudson River Greenway trail, head south to Battery Park and backtrack up to Penn Station.  The whole walk is approximately 41 miles.

In the event you are unable to finish, you will find the MTA Broadway-Seventh Avenue local, the 1 train, always nearby during the second half of the walk.

  Clock Time Segment  Distance Cum 
  Time Minutes   Distance
Start @ Hoboken Waiting Room 8:00      
Follow River Walkway South to Exchange Pl. 8:35 35 1.9 1.9
Right on Grand St 8:39 4 0.2 2.1
Left on Jersey 8:54 15 0.8 2.9
Left on Audrey Zapp Dr 9:03 9 0.5 3.4
Right on Freedom Way 9:14 11 0.6 4
Left on Morris Pessin Dr 9:40 26 1.4 5.4
Left to Promenade to Empty Sky Monument 10:07 37 2 7.4
Break 10:17 10    
Audrey Zapp Dr to Right on  Jersey Ave 10:36 19 1 8.4
Right on Grand 10:45 9 0.5 8.9
Left on Hudson Path 11:00 15 0.8 9.7
Arrive Hoboken Terminal 11:37 37 2.1 11.8
Break 11:47 10    
Hoboken Terminal to Whole Foods 2:03 136 7.5 19.3
Break 2:13 10    
Right on Annette Ave 2:41 28 1.5 20.8
Right on Main St/Hudson Terrace 2:49 8 0.4 21.2
Right on GWB 2:57 8 0.4 21.6
Follow Bike Ped Path across and off Bridge head east on 178 st to left on Fort Washington 3:25 28 1.5 23.1
North 3 Blocks to left on 181st        
Left on 181st 2 blocks to Riverside Dr        
to Ped Bridge over Highway 3:33 8 0.4 23.5
South on Hidson Greenway to 34thSt 5:59 146 8 31.5
Continue South on Greeway to        
Battery Park/Castle Clinton 7:12 73 4 35.5
Break 7:22 10    
Return to 34th St 8:35 73 4 39.5
Right on 34th to Penn Station 8:48 13 0.7 40.2
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