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Bear Mountain State Park

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Bear Mountain, NY
+1 845-786-2701
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Bear Mountain, NY
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Found this last year while visiting the Bear Mountain Inn. Was at the Inn again over the weekend and went back to the zoo. Really nice zoo with a lot of animals that were injured and then saved by the zoo. Large variety of animals...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking around, going over the Bear Mountain Bridge, the Zoo ~ all of it beautiful. I would recommend going there any time of year

Thank Caroliner201556
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful park, lots to do. Accepts NY State Parking Pass wonderful hike, great zoo. Breathing photo spots Great people.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going here. They have so many activities and it is just so peaceful. This is a great spot by yourself or with a group. I always bring lunch and snacks. Also Bring Bird food as it is bad to feed ducks bread and...More

Thank Livesimply8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little short on time and decided to drive up to the summit. It is a short 10 minute drive, but there are lots of cyclists along the way. so do be careful. The view from the top was nice, but not spectacular....More

1  Thank Sheila514
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bear Mountain does not disappoint! Let me start by saying, yes, it is a drive out there. I live in Queens, I went with my 7 year old daughter on weekday and it took us an hour to get there but it was well worth...More

1  Thank Nadia I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family took a car ride to Bear Mountain State Park and we enjoyed the beautiful natural scenic view of the mountain and surroundings, as well as a great picnic (with my favorites chicken, potato salad, fruit, and cookies), a walk, and some games. It...More

Thank JoyChristena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful state park, Amazing view of the park from the Perkins memorial tower, which is about a 10 minute drive from the bottom. The hessian lake is also very nice calm and very clean lake, fishing and barbecuing is allowed through out the lake area...More

Thank lifein3sixty
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I went hiking yesterday it was such a great experience. Everyone there is super friendly and willing to help. We went to bear mountain inn where we ran into William who is a manager there. He was really helpful and showed us...More

2  Thank jessminaa
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Bear Mountain State Park has some wonderful hiking trails that are clearly marked. Cascade is probably the easiest hike but they have more difficult trails that have rocky terrain. Stunning vistas and they have family fun in the park with a zoo, a picnic area...More

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Teresa M
September 10, 2017|
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Response from JoyChristena | Reviewed this property |
Bear Mountain State Park only accepts cash for parking. Joy Christena
August 1, 2017|
Response from Firefly2416 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so, I believe you can only use carcoal grills. They have them spread out throughout the picnic area. Hope it helps!