Directions to Bear Mountain State Park

November 15, 2018
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deer in brush, people walking along riverBear Mountain State Park is situated in rugged mountains rising more than 1, 200 feet above the west bank of the Hudson River, about 45 miles north of New York City. From September through November, many species of migrating hawks can be seen above Bear Mountain. Visitors can see marsh birds, waterfowl, warblers and shorebirds.

Where to Watch

  • Paths
  • Trails
  • Perkins Memorial Tower
  • Viewing platform

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Biking
  • Boat rentals
  • Swimming
  • Ice skating
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Museum

Accessible Features

This NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has some accessible features, including a nature trail, a half-mile wheelchair accessible trail, boat rentals, museums and ice skating. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.

Size

5, 000+ acres

Closest Town

Fort Montgomery

Contact Information

Telephone: 845-786-2701

Source: www.dec.ny.gov
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