The Shadows Marina is the newest Port of Poughkeepsie marina in the Hudson Valley. Located in the Port of Poughkeepsie, Shadows Marina can accommodate the largest boats in the region. Seasonal dockage is available from mid-April until early November, and rates include water and electricity. Jet skis can be docked with boats for an additional seasonal charge. Transient boaters visiting the Port of Poughkeepsie with can dock overnight for $3 per foot for vessels under 30.5 meters (100 feet) and for $5 per foot for longer vessels. Electricity is available at an additional fee for transient boaters.
The Port of Poughkeepsie's Shadows Marina boasts a wave attenuator that reduces waves and protects boats from waves, wake, and debris. Water depth at this Port of Poughkeepsie marina is from 3.7 to 18.3 meters (12 to 60 feet). Slip amenities at this Port of Poughkeepsie marina include water, pump-out, adjustable cleats, wireless internet, and metered electricity. Amenities at the Shadows Marina include secure restrooms with showers, in-slip dining, a daily shuttle to the Walkway Over the Hudson State Park, a ships store, and priority seating and a charge account at the Shadows Restaurant in the Port of Poughkeepsie. Available for an additional fee are ungraded fendering, custom-installed dock boxes, and cable TV.
Located on the border between the Port of Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park and just off US Route 9 is the Hyde Park Marina. The slips at this Port of Poughkeepsie marina can handle vessels to 14.6 meters (48 feet). Boats under 6.1 meters (20 feet) long pay $1000 for seasonal dockage, and boats over 20 feet pay $60 per foot. Seasonal rates include water and power. The Hyde Park Marina in the Port of Poughkeepsie also offers kayak racks, jet ski docks, and launch for boats 5.5 meters (18 feet) and under.
The Port of Poughkeepsie's Hyde Park Marina offers deep-water slips with protected cove docking. There is a private launch ramp and an on-site sales and service department (River's Edge Marine). The marina is equipped to haul 20-ton trailers and powerboats and sailboats. Fresh water and electric service is available at the docks. This Port of Poughkeepsie marina also has a fuel dock with gas and oil and gas treatments. The marina has restrooms, showers, and picnic areas with tables and grills. Taxi and limo services area also available.
Transient boaters can dock at the Hyde Park Marina in the Port of Poughkeepsie from April 1st inside the protected cove, and there are also docks outside the cove. The marina's river face dock can accommodate boats to 45.7 meters (150 feet) long, and water depth at the dock is from 3.4 to 5.5 meters (11 to 18 feet). Winter Storage is available at the Port of Poughkeepsie's Hyde Park Marina from mid-October through mid-May. Secure gated storage runs from $15 to $25 per foot.
The Port of Poughkeepsie Municipal Launch Ramp is available free of charge. The double-wide ramp feeds directly into the main channel of the Hudson River, and it offers unlimited space for maneuvering cars and trailers. The Municipal Launch Ramp in the Port of Poughkeepsie is open from 8am until 9pm, and it offers picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and a restaurant in the park. The Port of Poughkeepsie Parks Department manages the launch. Due to its current condition, the ramp may be problematic for larger boats or for a single boater.