Bear Mountain

Bear mountain is located in Bear Mountain State Park. (About 50 miles from N.Y.C.) While a relatively small and easy climb it is noted for its spectacular views of the hudson river and surrounding mountains-- not to mention its proximity to New York City. There are several trails of varying difficulty(most a steep hike --one requires some hand scrambling) There is also a road to the top

Elevation (feet): 1,200
Elevation (meters): 366
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Catskill Mountains
State: New York
Latitude: 41.3128
Longitude: -74.0067
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: la guardia

Trip Reports

There is one trip report for Bear Mountain.

  • Log #18784 - by an anonymous user on Nov 14, 20063.00 stars
    a wonderful experience in fall when the leaves are turning...lots of nature right at your feet in close sight.........