Head of the Hudson

  • Hosted By Albany Rowing Center
  • USRowing Registered

Directions to the Albany Boat House.  See also www.albanyrowingcenter.org

From points North:

Take I-87 S (the Northway) to Exit 7/Rt. 7 East. From Rt. 7 East, take the exit for I-787 S.  From I-787 S, take Exit 4A/Columbia Street.  SLOW DOWN - you will be turning into the parking lot directly from the exit ramp.  Look for the first LEFT hand turn into the parking lot.  If you miss the first one, the is a second one a little bit beyond that.  We will have parking attandants stationed at each entrance on the morning of the regatta. **

From the South (Poughkeepsie, Kingston, New York City, New Jersey):

Take I-87 N to Exit 23.  Go through the toll.  Follow the signs for I-787 N.  Take I-787 N for about 1.5 miles, and take Exit 4.  Merge all the way to the RIGHT; the Hudson River will be on your right.  Follow the river past the Riverfront Amphitheater and the Corning Preserve.  Immediately after a sharp curve to the left, take a RIGHT into a large parking lot.**

From the East (Boston):

Take the Mass Pike to I-90 W in New York State.  Stay on I-90 W to I-87 N. From I-87 N, take Exit 23.  Follow the directions above for "From the South".

From the West (Buffalo):

Take I-90 E to Albany.   I-90 E splits into I-90 E and I-87 S as you approach Albany.  Take I-87 S (right-hand lanes) to Exit 23.  Go through the toll.  Follow the signs for I-787 N.  Take I-787 N for about 1.5 miles, and take Exit 4.  Merge all the way to the RIGHT; the Hudson River will be on your right.  Follow the river past the Riverfront Amphitheater and the Corning Preserve.  Immediately after a sharp curve to the left, take a RIGHT into a large parking lot. **

From the West (Binghamton, Pennsylvania):

Take I-88 N to I-90 E.  Follow the directions above for "From the West (Buffalo)".

** The Albany Boat house is tucked underneath the highway, at the far end of the parking lot, adjacent to the Albany Public Boat Launch, and the start of the Corning Preserve Bike Trail.