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Harriman State Park

Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Bear Mountain, NY
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Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Bear Mountain, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.)

Thank Mordechai P
Reviewed 1 August 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

Thank wilecayotte
Reviewed 18 July 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

Thank Romain1136493
Reviewed 2 July 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
Reviewed 17 June 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
Reviewed 10 June 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

Thank Rocketscientist3
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Headed up to the Lemon Squeeze in Harriman State Park. Getting to the Lemon Squeeze segment was relatively straightforward however picking the path to continue onward was less straightforward. We ended up following a woman's blog that chronicles her hike loop (7-8miles). Best to definitely...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Harriman State Park was a great place for an easy hike to two nice lakes that had many opportunities for skinny dipping and some free hiking. My GF and I hiked only with our bottoms on to the first lake Wanosink from the lake Sebago...More

4  Thank naturistcouple1234
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Doodletown was an colonial town that lasted until the 1960's before the State Park Commission started to buy over land and pushed the residents out. A little difficult to find if you don;t know the area but driving on 9W south from Bear Mt and...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park where you can hike, walk, fish, ride your bike or motorbike, row your boat or just take amazing pictures. Lots of deers and all green in summer. In winter take care of the ice in the road. Beautiful mountains with snow and the...More

1  Thank Omar A
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26 August 2017|
Response from CarsonWorldwide | 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
20 March 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I would concur with powermastery, spot on advice!