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A Great Hike

Bear Mountain was a beautiful area which provided easier and mid-level hiking trails. We took a... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Dave O
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Bordertown NJ
Challenging Hike in Bear Mountain.

We recently went hiking in Bear Mountain State Park. If you like a challenging hike and elevation... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
N4051XYscottb
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Philadelphia, United States
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Hike the trails in Bear Mountain and Harriman State Parks led by a NYS licensed guide. Hiking trips can be customized to your ability and what you would like to explore.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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51 Cricketown Rd, Stony Point, NY 10980-3203
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+1 845-942-0882
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Bear Mountain was a beautiful area which provided easier and mid-level hiking trails. We took a beautiful walk around the lake and walked the grounds. If you like to ice skate the park is open.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave O
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We recently went hiking in Bear Mountain State Park. If you like a challenging hike and elevation take the Major Welch trail. It's about 1.7 straight up. I suggest wearing hiking shoes. This particular trail is best for individuals that are physically fit. The trail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank N4051XYscottb
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a picnic here for an organization I belong to. Everybody had a great time. The pool,zoo and picnic area were well utilized by us all. One suggestion: During Holidays, have someone patrol the parking areas and report to entrance areas before shutting down...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marjoriemccoy1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a great Spring Winter Fall place with plenty of hiking trails or paths to simply take a leisurely walk around the lake. The lodge has food, refreshments, and facilities. Summer is not a good time to go, many, many cars from NYC are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

this place is great to go to for hikes for all ages and all types. they have many different types of trails and the trails are beautiful and enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I do not live that far from Bear Mountain. The scenery is beautiful. I always enjoy coming here for the small zoo. My brother comes here every morning to get a workout up & down a huge flight of stairs. Your better off coming here...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Catrine m m
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We went here last weekend and had a nice walk in their park. There’s a zoo so don’t miss that. It’s free. Then there’s a hiking trail you can go to. Im the Weekends the park was packed with people.theres a parking fee of $10...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Wear good walking shoes. Bring water bottle, insect repellents, binoculars, trail map. Very scenic trails - miles & miles. Beautiful views of mountains, valleys, river, Forrest, & bridges.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rita S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

New yorkers!!!!!! You don't have to travel so long to go hiking. Just go bear mountain u will have it camp smith blue trail is moderate and gorgeous. Looks and . It is easy for alll ages

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank marty344
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is almost impossible to do a review on. At close to 50,000 acres and too many entrances to count every area has a different feel to it. There are hundreds of miles of hiking trails including a chunk, the original piece I must add,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bob F
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