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Bear Mountain State Park

Bear Mountain State Park
Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North

Bear Mountain State Park is situated in rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River. The park features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a swimming pool, Trailside Museums and Zoo, hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. An outdoor rink is open to ice skaters from late October through mid-March. The Perkins Memorial Tower atop Bear Mountain affords spectacular views of the park, the Hudson Highlands and Harriman State Park. Perkins Memorial Drive and Tower are open from April through late November, weather permitting.

The Merry-Go-Round at Bear Mountain State Park features hand painted scenes of the park an 42 hand carved seats of native animals including black bear, wild turkey, deer, raccoon, skunk, Canada goose, fox, swan, bobcat, rabbit and more. For general information and booking birthday parties at the Merry-Go-Round, please contact Guest Services at the Bear Mountain Inn at 845-786-273


Fishing (Accessible)
Ice Skating (Accessible)
X-Country Skiing


Boat Rentals (Accessible)
Food (Accessible)
Gift Shop (Accessible)
Inns & Conference Centers
Museum/Visitors Center (Accessible)
Nature Trails (Accessible)
Picnic Tables (Accessible)
Playing Fields (Accessible)
Swimming Pool

Bear Mountain State Park is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media