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
July 3 - August 30: Open
August 31 - September 4: Closed
September 5 - September 7: Open
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: As of November 1, the Bear Mountain State Park Ice Rink is open for the 2015-16 season (weather permitting).
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.