Harriman State Park, Bear Mountain

State Park · Nature / Park
Harriman State Park offers 31 lakes and reservoirs, 200 miles of hiking trails, two beaches, two public camping areas, a network of group camps, miles of streams and scenic roads, and scores of wildlife species, vistas and vantage points. Harriman State Park's major facilities include Welch Beach, Tiorati Beach, Silvermine, Lake Kanawauke, the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Sebago Cabins and Beaver Pond Campgrounds.

Dogs are allowed in Harriman State Park, however they must be on a leash not more than 6 feet at all times and are not allowed on the beaches or in any of the lakes. Between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend only, dogs are not allowed at Welch Beach.

For more information, please contact the park offices:

Welch Beach - 845-947-2444

Tiorati Beach - 845-429-8257
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  • When the college kids are home for Christmas,we love to take the family here for a day of fun in the snow. This year we x-country skiied while my oldest snow shoed. The admission is very reasonable...  more »
  • We were on a nice weekend trip with a goal of getting outdoors and decided to go to Harriman State Park for a nice long hike in nature and to get some fresh air away from the crowds. We decided on...  more »
  • A beautiful nature park, less than 1 hour drive from New York City. A lot of short and moderate hiking options. A good destination for a weekend hike trip or a day trip. Pine Meadow Lake is a very nice spot, not sure if swimming is permitted but saw a lot of people swimming so it must be permitted. It is not the case for other lakes in the park. Can be crowded during the weekend in the summer.
  • It is a beautiful park, full of fun. It is excellent for hiking and enjoying nature. The park is well known for its 31 lakes, multiple streams, public camp area and excellent views. The park's hiking trails are currently maintained by volunteers from the New York Trail Conference and are very well maintained. In addition to hiking trails, there are a number of horse riding routes in the southeast part of the park and a mountain bike route in the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area in the northeast of the park. In winter, some of the trails are open for cross-country skiing.
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