Bear Mountain State Park


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Bear Mountain State Park


Location:Off Palisades Parkway, 45 miles north of New York City.
Facilities:Lodging, restaurant, picnic areas (é), playground, playing fields (é), nature trail, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing trail, ski jumps, swimming pool, small boat dockage (é), boat rentals, skating rink (é), zoo, museum/visitor center and gift shop (é), lookout point.
Activities:Boating (no power boats), fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, ice skating.
Special Features:Atop Bear Mountain, Perkins Memorial Tower affords views of the park, the Hudson highlands, and Harriman State Park (see separate entry). Lodging and fine dining are offered at historic Bear Mountain Inn. The park's merry-go-round features hand-painted scenes of the park and 42 hand-carved seats of native animals.
Address:c/o Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone:845-786-2701
Web: nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/info.asp?parkId=55
Size: 5,067 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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For outdoor fun, guests can visit Bear Mountain State Park in nearby New York.
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Over its 100 year history, the PIPC has grown to a 100,000 acre park system with jurisdiction over 24 state parks and eight historic sites, including Bear Mountain State Park and Storm King Mountain State Park, key protected lands of the west bank of the Hudson Highlands.
New York -- A popular day trip for New York City residents is to Bear Mountain State Park located on the Hudson River across from West Point.