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Harriman State Park

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Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Bear Mountain, NY
+1 347-974-1312
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Bear Mountain, NY
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+1 347-974-1312
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from $326.00
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"appalachian trail"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it! Explored it for my birthday in July, 2017. Will be back fro sure this summer. Charming lakes, picnic areas, hiking and enjoying relaxing afternoon, while grilling....swimming, eating, relaxing...

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Beautiful spot. Lovely scenery as long as you go the right time of year. Closed in late fall and winter but best to go week days if you can as weekends are mobbed with folks coming up from NYC.

1  Thank Sam M
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We spent there four hours : hiking , watched wild animals. There is s many beautiful views . We liked this place.

1  Thank Linas888
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

On a Month Long Family vacation we stayed nearby and took a day trip to this park for a 2 hour horseback ride, I’ve owned horses, I’ve been in many countries, vacations and 1000’s of miles motorcycling both on Road and Backroad. This is one...More

Thank WrMadMan
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Whether sitting by the lake or hiking trails....'tis the place with chock full of all! There are lots of trails and an abundance of lakes....boating available at some (Lake Sebago, Etc.)

2  Thank Mordechai P
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

I recently completed a 12 mile overnight hike through Harriman. This was a small representation of the park (over 200 miles of trails) but left me wanting more. My hike started at the Kakiat County Park on US 202 and followed the Kakiat trail to...More

1  Thank wilecayotte
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

I recently moved in the US and very exited to leave the busyness of NYC to explore the nature side of the country, so I purchased a bus ticket to hike the bear mountain. What a disappointment. -trails are very poorly marked. -trails are super...More

1  Thank Romain1136493
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

This park is so large, there are many choices. Want a crazy loud beach day? Head to Lake Welch Beach. Want quite and natural beauty? Skip the crowded beaches and head to one of the lesser known lakes or hiking trails. Absolutely gorgeous. When you...More

Thank OutWanderin
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Got the Shortline bus from the Port Authority station in Manhatten ( make sure you buy a return ticket from the ticket office on the 2nd floor before boarding the coach on the 4th floor) and got off at the Arden Valley Road just north...More

Thank Alvin377
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Why is it that 3-4 different groups got lost going up this trail? Red markers were lacking. Fix that! The Appalachian trail is certainly marked adequately. I would also say the trail is moderate to difficult, and I would NOT recommend taking the trail down...More

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emilyzeng92
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Carson T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have picnic tables all around one side of Hessian Lake at Bear Mountain. As far as Harriman State Park. There aren't many places with picnic tables unless you go to places with large parking lots like Anthony Wayne... More
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Mishki_12
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Carson T | Reviewed this property |
For Harriman State Park, which is connected to Bear Mountain State Park at north end (about 1:15hrs from NYC) Stay at the Overlook Lodge. They have both regular hotel style rooms and stone cabins outside the hotel. Parking... More
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