Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain

Not far from the bustling urban center of New York City, you can focus on nature at Bear Mountain State Park. You'll find mountain views along the banks of the Hudson River; on a clear day the Manhattan skyline is visible on the horizon. You can hike the park's many trails, go on a bicycle orĀ boat ride, fish in the river, or have a picnic. Kids can have fun in the play area, while bird watchers can see different rare and threatened species. The park also features a zoo and a swimming pool. Park admission is charged per vehicle; some amenities require an additional fee. Plan your visit to Bear Mountain State Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bear Mountain trip planner .
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  • Bear Mtn SP is a great park. I love the old buildings that were constructed when the park opened. There is a lot of history here. The trails are a good mix from easy - very difficult. Make sure to bri...  more »
  • Place is full of natural beauty.There is a lake,rock formations and plenty of tables to sit by when tired .The bear mountain zoo and museum are rustic and natural.One will get good exercise walking but could also take it easy and enjoy nature. The Bear Mountain Inn serves delicious food with respectful and kind service.There is a gift shop that sells lots of nice things too!
  • Love this place when its open. Last time I went there the road was closed that goes up. There are some nice views from up there. Great place to stop off if you're just passing through. Just be sure to check what's around there because there's a lot of little places to visit there.

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