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Bear Mountain State Park

Bear Mountain, NY
+1 845-786-2701
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My experience was terrible. I was charged $10 to park, once at the event I was told the parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New City, New York

The lake was frozen and you were able to walk on it! The zoo was open and you could see bears... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanne J
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Bear Mountain, NY
+1 845-786-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience was terrible. I was charged $10 to park, once at the event I was told the parking had been prepaid and I should not have been charged. I went to the Admin office for a refund to which I was told without the...More

Thank andydM8408JG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake was frozen and you were able to walk on it! The zoo was open and you could see bears, cayotes and birds. The trails were a bit difficult because of the snow but all in all a day to enjoy!

Thank Sanne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiking trails, zoo, hotel cabins, pools and so much more. I love walking and just breathing the air. The zoo is great for kids and the bears never disappoint. Stop in at the inn and sit down for brunch and mimosas. If the weather permits,...More

Thank Team H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I knew about the cute little Zoo but I did not know there is also an ice skating rink and carousel! We drove to the top for the first time and the views are incredible! I can't wait to go back and do the loop...More

Thank dawnblaney
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We drove up the tower road which we caught just in time as the ranger opened the gate at 11:30am on Sat, no way in Hell could we (I) have walked all that way. It's fun to climb four floors in the tower and see...More

1  Thank pieinthesky2017
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I went all the way up to the peak of the mountain and i could see the WTC and bit of the city! That was really nice even though i was out of breath lol

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's a great place for everyone especially to go with the whole family it's a really nice view when u reach the top @ the tower but I wouldn't recommend taking the small kids there unless u go only to the zoo cuz it's too...More

1  Thank aroundtheworldfest
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A Good day spent walking around the park visiting the small zoo or other interesting exhibits that the park has to offer. Some very nice scenic views. Places to picnic and just enjoy a beautiful day with friends and family.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had a lovely time even though it was raining. I will definitely return when it is less wet. We none the less walked around as best as we could, loved the fall colors, and we even rode the Ferris wheel, interesting. We walked half the...More

1  Thank Dia748
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Now is the time to see the colours changing and the eagles soarind , any one on their qwn worth a drive , the two together well worth it.

Thank Rory G
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Teresa M
10 September 2017|
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Response from JoyChristena | Reviewed this property |
Bear Mountain State Park only accepts cash for parking. Joy Christena
1 August 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!