Bear Mountain State Park

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Hours of Operation

Park hours and facility operations are subject to change. Patrons are encouraged to contact the park directly to confirm operating hours before traveling.

  • Open year round.
  • Park Hours: 8 a.m. – sunset
  • Bear Mountain Pool - 2015 Swimming Season:
    The bathhouse is currently under construction; opening date TBD.

    When swimming opens, hours of operation will be as follows:
    Weekdays: 10am-5:30pm (last admission is at 5pm)
    Weekends and holidays: 11am-6:30pm (last admission is at 6pm)
  • 2015 Merry-Go-Round Schedule:
    4/1 - 6/20: Weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    6/21 - 9/7: Wednesdays - Sundays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    9/8 - 3/31/16: Weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Perkins Memorial Drive & Tower Hours: April 4 – December 1. Daylight hours, weather permitting.

  • Trailside Museums and Zoo - http://www.trailsidezoo.org/ 

    Open daily, 10am-4:30pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • Boat Rentals: 
    6/11/15 - 6/28/15: Open Thursday - Sunday
    7/2/15 - 9/7/15: Open Daily
    9/12/15 - 11/1/15: Open Weekends & Holidays

    Weekday Hours: 11am-4pm
    Weekend Hours: 11am-5pm
  • Ice Rink: The Bear Mountain State Park Ice Rink is scheduled to open for the 2015-16 season on Saturday, November 1.

    For public session hours and fees, and information on skate rentals and private rentals, please visit www.bearmountainicerink.com. Please also refer to their website before your visit to check if there has been an unscheduled closure for maintenance or inclement weather.

Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Mailing Address
PO Box 427
3006 Seven Lakes Drive
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Phone: (845) 786-2701
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