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Bear Mountain Bridge - Hiking

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What are the activities at Bear Mountain Bridge ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Bear Mountain Bridge?

The Bear Mountain Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the Hudson River between West Point and Fort Montgomery in New York. The bridge was completed in 1924 and is the longest suspension bridge in New York. The bridge has a main span of 1,212 feet and a total length of 2,512 feet. The bridge is open to pedestrians and cyclists only.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours
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41.3199471

What are the coordinates and address of Bear Mountain Bridge?

Bear Mountain Bridge
Garrison, NY 10524, USA

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Starting Point

The Bear Mountain Bridge is located in the town of Cortlandt, New York. To get to the start of the trails, take the Bear Mountain Parkway exit off of the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The parkway will take you right to the bridge.

Why visit Bear Mountain Bridge

The Bear Mountain Bridge is a beautiful bridge that spans the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey. The bridge is a great place to visit because it offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains. The bridge is also a great place to go for a walk or a bike ride, and there are several parks located nearby that are perfect for a picnic.

Is Bear Mountain Bridge in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a outing. Bear Mountain Bridge is a great place for hiking and offers beautiful views of the Hudson River. However, the bridge can also be quite busy on weekends and during peak tourist season.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Bear Mountain Bridge in New York are hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails near Bear Mountain Bridge, including the Appalachian Trail.

2. Fishing: The Hudson River is a great place to fish, and there are plenty of spots near Bear Mountain Bridge.

3. Boating: The Hudson River is a popular spot for boating, and there are several boat launches near Bear Mountain Bridge.

4. Camping: There are several camping areas near Bear Mountain Bridge, including the Harriman State Park.

5. Horseback Riding: There are a number of horseback riding trails near Bear Mountain Bridge.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Smoke BBQ Shack - This hidden BBQ shack is located near the Bear Mountain Bridge and serves up some of the best BBQ in the area.

2. The Diner - This classic diner is a great place to stop for a quick bite near the Bear Mountain Bridge. They serve up all your favorite diner classics, including burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

3. The Boathouse - This waterfront restaurant is located right on the banks of the Hudson River and offers stunning views of the bridge and the surrounding area. They serve up a wide variety of seafood dishes, as well as steak and chicken entrees.

4. The Gourmet Garage - This gourmet grocery store offers a wide variety of prepared foods, including sandwiches, salads, and pizzas. They also have a full-service deli where you can order custom made sandwiches.

5. The West Point Diner - This historic diner is located just a few miles from the Bear Mountain Bridge and is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. They serve up all your favorite diner classics, including burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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