Harriman State Park

Harriman State Park, located in Rockland and Orange counties, is the second-largest park in New York's parks system, with 31 lakes and reservoirs, 200 miles of hiking trails, three 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 Lakes Welch, Sebago, Tiorati and Silvermine, the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Sebago Cabins and Beaver Pond Campgrounds.

Beaver Pond Campgrounds adjoin the Lake Welch Recreation Area within Harriman State Park. The campgrounds include tent and trailer sites, as well as accommodations for larger vehicles. Comfort stations, showers, laundry facilities and a dumping station are part of the campgrounds.

To get to Beaver Pond Campgrounds, take the Palisades Parkway, 25 miles north of the George Washington Bridge and 10 miles south Bear Mountain Bridge to Lake Welch Parkway. The campgrounds are open in mid-April and close Columbus Day weekend. Pets are not permitted.

Directions: Off the Palisades Parkway, 30 miles north of New York City.

Seasons/Hours: Varies according to area.

Pets: Dogs only. Must be muzzled and on a leash not more than 6 feet long. Not allowed in buildings, camping, picnic or areas or on walkways. No pets allowed in Beaver Pond Campgrounds.

Harriman State Park
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Phone: (845) 786-2701
Reservations: (800) 456-2267

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 8 Jun 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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