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Bear Mountain State Park

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Address: Bear Mountain, NY
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful area with lots to see and do. The carousel was amazing. In beautiful weather I am sure this place would be spectacular. Ideal for the outdoor person as the hiking and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area with lots to see and do. The carousel was amazing. In beautiful weather I am sure this place would be spectacular. Ideal for the outdoor person as the hiking and scenery are out of this world.

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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Trekking trails with breathtaking view from places make this one a worth visit. Also good for ones who don't prefer walking much. Cars could be taken up to every scenic spot.

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Bear Mountain is a total package -- attractions, scenery, and great hiking on the Appalachian Trail. I had not visited for many years, and regret not spending more time there when I lived locally.

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Bronx, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Where to begin!! I had my Wedding at the Merry Go Round Pavilion on April 18, 2015, and it was amazing! There are no words to express how great everything turned out. Brittany my coordinator went above and beyond for us (including driving me to the pavilion). Steven the hotel manager helped with some adjustments needed for my rooms with... More 

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Bear Mountain, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My mother loves this place and because of such we have been doing Easter brunches here for over 20 years now, on her insistence. At one time they would give you a parking voucher to take off the meal- not any longer. It costs $8 to park. $8 to park for dinner!!! I don't know of ANY OTHER restaurant that... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Me and my then girlfriend went here on a day trip. We live in CT so we woke up super early to get there. Was beautiful once we got there around 8:30 in the morning. We went straight to the top of the mountain to Perkins tower. (Make sure you bring a camera and jacket) was quite a drive up,... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I live Bear Mountain. Great place for the family or couples. I have stayed at 7 Lakes Driving while working at a Summer Camp. Lush green trees, lakes, wildlife, camping, outdoors. Will always hold a special place in my heart. Not much around but it is peaceful with beautiful scenery ideal for photography

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Middletown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I live close to Bear Mountain and my favorite time of year to visit it, is the fall. All thru October you have the Octoberfest going on. Also the zoo is open. But the colors by the Hessian Lake and the mountains are the reason I go. There are plenty of area's to walk or hike. Iona Island is not... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

During my stay in NYC, visited Bear mountain state park situated close to peekskill in New York city in rugged mountains rising from the western bank of Hudson river. It is a wonderful place for a mini picnic and a jogging spot. I also understand it is a good spot for trekking also. The picturic view of the Hudson river... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Visited on a cold but sunny day in January. Well worth it as the trails were empty. The views from the top of Bear Mountain over the Hudson River are excellent. Wrap up warm and bring some snacks and water. A word of warning some of the trails are really icy and subsequently dangerous. I caught the Coach USA shortline... More 

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