Bear Mountain State Park

View of Bear Mountain Bridge from the top of the mountain. Photo Courtesy 2014 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

One Tank Trip: Bear Mountain State Park

Bear Mountain State Park is one of New York’s most family-friendly destinations.

09/01/2014

Officials say a 16-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park on Monday, June 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Second Drowning In Less Than 2 Weeks At Bear Mountain State Park

A man drowned while swimming in Bear Mountain State Park this week, in the second deadly incident in a lake in the park in as many weeks.

07/05/2013

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Grief Counselors Visit Brooklyn School Following Death Of Student On Field Trip

A 16-year old freshman at Brooklyn International High School drowned Monday while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park.

06/25/2013

Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park (credit:  visitbearmountain.com)

School Trip To Bear Mountain Turns Deadly For Brooklyn Teen

Grief counselors will be on hand Tuesday, after a Brooklyn teenager drowned while on a school trip to Bear Mountain State Park.

06/24/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

The Empire State Building is seen from the corner of West 33rd Street and 8th Avenue - New York, NY - Oct 10, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Empire State Building Honoring Harriman Gift

A major gift that helped to restore and preserve Rockland County’s natural beauty is being honored Friday night.

10/29/2010