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Sterling Forest State Park

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Perfect place for an easy walk in the woods

Had heard about this park and wanted to check it out for myself. Your first stop has to be the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
John N
New York
Peaceful place

We liked to be in the State Park a lot. Peaceful atmosphere, you can watch the birds and nature... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Bernd K
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116 Old Forge Rd, Sterling Forest State Park, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987-5009
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Had heard about this park and wanted to check it out for myself. Your first stop has to be the welcoming center where they have explanations of all the different trails that are in the area. How difficult, how long and what you might see...More

Thank John N
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We liked to be in the State Park a lot. Peaceful atmosphere, you can watch the birds and nature. Not a lot of people are there, so perfect for every day.

1  Thank Bernd K
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Sterling Forest State Park is a beautiful Park with an awesome lake. You can see all kind of birds, even some who are just in this area. The park is clean and neat, but not overly organized. Good adventure for a couple of hours.

Thank Bernd K
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Spent a little time at the Visitors' Center. It has a lot of historical and interesting geological facts about the area. There are clean, ample bathrooms for use. The small gift shop enables visitors to purchase apparel, mugs, stickers, kid activities, books, etc. There is...More

Thank VegasBling
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This is a stunning park circumventing a beautiful lake. It is worth the hike and time!! Be careful of ticks and be sure to check out the visitor center. It is a great place to spend a day!!!

Thank Sienahome
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Located only an hour from New York City this amazingly beautiful park has everything for the family, Forest, Lakes, Wildlife, Hiking, Fishing and pleasant country roads. Not crowded and there is a visitor center that is well worth a stop.

Thank Dkommers
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Take the hike to the fire tower. Great views of surrounding area and Greenwood lake. On a real clear day you can see NYC in the distance. Another great hike is around Sterling lake. Enjoy!

Thank Terry D
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Part of the New York State Parks Commission, a beautiful park of over 19,000 acres to hike, kayak, fish and learn about this little hamlet of years gone by

1  Thank Bev S
Reviewed December 5, 2016

About 4 1/2 miles. Entrance near the Visitor's Center pass briefly by a residential section to the West and a Environmental Research Center to the east. The hike was West to East registered having 21 flights on my phone. The blue markers were excellent.

Thank KyleMomBlake
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Sterling Forest State Park is beautiful with its Fall colors and hiking trails so much to see and visit a most don't miss out this fall season

Thank Tammy D
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Response from 0libbyt | Reviewed this property |
Not on the paths but you can picnic by the visitor's center. They are concerned about bears and are strict about food and carry in and carry out.