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1-Day Trip to Bear Mountain State Park from New York

Tour code: 374-322
From USD $28.70 $40
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: New York, NY
  • Language: English; Mandarin Chinese
  • Duration: 8 Hours

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Spend a beautiful day taking a self-guided tour Bear Mountain State Park, just one hour from New York City. Round trip ground transportation included.

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  • Flexible Return Policy: Customers may choose to return the next day or a couple of days later!

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    New York-Bear Mountain State Park-New York (98 miles)
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Day 1 New York-Bear Mountain State Park-New York (98 miles)

We will depart from the Port Authority bus terminal at either 8:45am or 11:15am, enveloped in the folds of the west Bank of the Hudson River, lies Bear Mountain State Park. Buses depart New York City daily and bring you to the cornerstone of the park - the Historic Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge. An amazing portfolio of nature's attractions await your arrival; including a large play field, children's playground, shaded picnic grove, fishing and boating docks, swimming pool, Trailside Zoo, Merry-Go-Round Pavilion, and countless spectacular hiking trails. An un-covered outdoor ice rink is open seasonally for skaters and the Perkins Memorial Tower sits stately atop Bear Mountain- boasting views of the NYS skyline! We will return to New York City in the evening.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.





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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Treasan on 2020-03-01

What an amazing trip! My friend and I went to Bear Mountain yesterday and it was a smooth and exciting time. The bus driver was punctual. He left exactly on time and arrived to pick us up 5:19PM on the dot! My friend and I have so many memories that we have collected on this trip and we cant wait to return.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Liz on 2019-10-23

Bus ticket drops you in front of the inn on the lake to access a circular a track on a very gentle circuit. Other trail is challenging but hunts out the zoo and museums towards the river. Lovely location but maps poor, look for the walk to the creek and two forts by forking right behind the history museum! Grumpy driver and terminal is utilitarian and the return time hits traffic, but bus at bear mountain left at 3.19 Precisely, impressive

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jamila on 2019-07-14

My fiancee and I fell instantly in love with Bear Mountain. Its just a short trip. No more than 2 hours. The buses are really nice and comfortable. Not crowded nor noisey.There was no wifi or charging port but that was fine since it was a short trip. It gets pretty chilly on the bus so bring a bkankie or jacket

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Karima on 2019-07-08

It was a great experience. I went by myself first time. The bus is almost 2h ride it was freezing little bit just take a lightweight jacket or smal blanket. If you are planning to spend the day there after hiking bring your food and enjoy the area by the river where it's full and family friendly. It took me 2h to climb the mountain and come back but it’s worth it for the amazing view. Totally recommended

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Richard on 2019-07-04

If doing a day trip, make sure to take the 8:45am bus so have enough time for a hike. And bus leaves to the minute on time so don't miss it!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Kin on 2018-07-09

Bear Mountain was a beautiful place and it was fun. WARNING: THE SHORTLINE BUS WAS FREEZING. It was so cold that my legs and my friends' hands went numb. I was SO uncomfortable during the commute -- make sure you bring a jacket, even if it's 85 degrees out, it'll feel like it's 50 degrees in the bus.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Wing on 2017-10-06

Bear Mountain is a fun place to visit. Ordering the tickets through TakeTours was easy. You need to pick up the tickets at the booth when you arrive at Port Authority. Overall, it is fun and easy. I planned on going again to enjoy nature.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Adriana on 2017-09-17

Great trip and experience. The bus ride up and back was good. The bus wasn't fully packed and minimal stops on the way up to Bear Mt. the way back however had more stops and pick-ups with resulted in a little over 2hr ride. Bear mountain is great. One of the major hiking terrain routes is man-made so it's pretty clear of debris. You follow rock steps up to the tower. This took us about 2.5 hrs up and back at a walking pace. Overall we had fun and would take the trip again.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: linery on 2017-08-08

I recommend this tour' it was great. we were a group of 14 and we enjoyed it and have a lot of fun. many things to do there.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Virendra on 2017-08-03

Wonderful trip.Bus drops you right infront of Bear mountain inn,short walk to major Welsh and Appalachian trails.

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