Public Transit Hike Series: Suffern-Bear Mountain

Past event


Full datetime event: 

Friday, August 4, 2023From 9:15 am to 12:00 pm


Harriman State Park
200 Breakneck Rd, Haverstraw, NY 10927


Starting at The Stephen & Betsy Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center, take the unmarked trail leading from the Mountain Laurel 3 cabin, then take a left at the junction to connect with the Suffern-Bear Mountain trail. Follow the trail for 0.8 mile over moderate terrain to Big Hill Shelter, which on clear days provides views of the Manhattan Skyline. Continue on Suffern-Bear Mountain for another mile to the Jackie Jones Mountain Fire Tower, then return the way you came. Hike is 3.6 miles round trip.

After the hike, we'll go for a swim in the lake and hang out on the beach together.

Header photo from our July hike ❤️


This hike is INCLUDED in the campout ticket available here. If you just want to go on the hike you can register on this page.

How to get there:

]If you are joining the campout there are shuttles from the train station (15 minute drive). If you are just coming for the hike, take the train to Sloatsburg from NYC and then hop in a quick uber (15 minutes) to the campground where we will start the hike.

Thanks to our sponsors Darn Tough and Icebreaker for providing awesome giveaways and prizes for the hike!

Event refund policy

You can get a refund until 7 days before the event