Parks

State Parks
Anthony Wayne Recreation Area
Palisades Parkway, Exit 17
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone: 845-942-2560

Picnic and barbeque facilities, hiking paths, bike trail, play areas, cross-country ski trails. Open dawn to dusk.

Bear Mountain State Park
Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone: 845-786-2701

Fishing, picnicking, swimming, boating, ball fields, basketball courts, hiking paths, bike trails (starting at Dunderberg Mountain and traveling South), ice skating, sledding, cross-country ski trails, Trailside Museum/Zoo, Lodge/Inn. Open dawn to dusk.

Blauvelt State Park
Route 303 North to East, Greenbush Road
Blauvelt, NY 10913

Phone: 845-359-0544

Hiking walking, spectacular views of the Hudson Valley, mostly undeveloped forested land. Open dawn to dusk.

High Tor State Park
South Mountain Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-634-8074

Hiking (the Long Path passes through the park before heading inland to the Catskills), picnicking, swimming, spectacular views of the Hudson River. Open dawn to dusk.

Hook Mountain State Park
End of North Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960

Phone: 845-268-3020

676 undeveloped acres for hiking, biking, picnicking. Located behind Rockland Lake State Park, can be accessed from the end of North Broadway in Upper Nyack. Open dawn to dusk.

Lake Sebago Beach—-Harriman State Park
Seven Lakes Drive
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone: 845-786-2701

Fishing and boating, surrounded by lawns, play fields, picnic areas. Open dawn to dusk.

Lake Tiorati Beach—-Harriman State Park
Seven Lakes Drive
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone: 845-351-2568

Excellent swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking, surrounded by meadows and rolling wooded hills, campsites available, ice-skating and ice fishing in winter, if conditions allow. Open dawn to dusk.

Lake Welch——-Harriman State Park
Lake Welch Drive
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Phone: 845-947-2444

Largest beach in Harriman with its half-mile long sandy beach in the wooded hills of the Ramapo Mountains, offers swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking, camping at adjacent Beaver Pond Campground, ice fishing and snowmobiling n winter. Open dawn to dusk.

Nyack Beach State Park
End of Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960

Phone: 845-268-3020

61 acres of Hudson riverfront for fishing, hiking, biking, picnic facilities, cross-country ski trails. Open dawn to dusk.

Rockland Lake State Park
Route 9W, between Congers & Valley Cottage
Congers, NY 10920

Phone: 845-268-3020

3.2 mile paved path around lake for walking, jogging, biking or rollerblading, two golf courses (par 3 and par 5), swimming pools, tennis courts, picnic facilities, boating, fishing, nature center. Open 8am to dusk.

Tallman Mountain State Park
Route 9W
Sparkill, NY 10976

Phone: 845-359-0544

Wooded country overlooking the Hudson and the Piermont Marsh—part of the Hudson River National Estuary Research Reserve—with swimming pool, running track, tennis courts, picnic areas, hiking trails. Open dawn to dusk.

County Parks
Buttermilk Falls
199 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

Phone: 845-364-2670

Trail leading to the falls and stream with several scenic over-looks and an attractive area at the base of the falls for picnicking, nature observation, photography. Open dawn to dusk.

Clausland Mountain
10 Nike Lane
Upper Grandview, NY 10960

Phone: 845-359-6503

Heavily wooded mountain with many fine scenic overlooks, hiking (major trail is the Long Path and is identified by a blue blaze running North-South). Open dawn to dusk.

Dater Mountain Nature Park
End of Johnsontown Road
Sloatsburg, NY 10974

Phone: 845-364-2670

A number of mountain tops and valleys, crossed by several small streams with numerous lowlands providing interesting plant and aquatic life for passive hiking, walking and nature observation. Accessible through Kakiat Trails. Open dawn to dusk.

Demarest Kill Park
57 New Hempstead Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-364-2670

Wooden fishing station in stocked pond, hiking trail, picnic area and benches. Open dawn to dusk.

Dutch Garden
21 New Hempstead Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-364-2670

Gardens (originally enclosed by a brick wall), walking paths, sitting areas, historic brick teahouse with fireplace, a gazebo, an arbor and a bandstand. Open dawn to dusk.

Eleanor Burlingham Memorial Park
Seven Lakes Drive, Waldron Terrace
Sloatsburg, NY 10974

Phone: 845-364-2670

Fishing, canoeing, bird watching and hiking. Open dawn to dusk.

Frank J. & Lillian G. Schwartz Nature Preserve
Monsey Heights Road
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-364-2670

Wildlife preserve for nature study. Open dawn to dusk.

Gurnee Park & Amphitheater
Route 45 & Route 202
Mount Ivy, NY 10970

Phone: 845-364-2670

Old quarry arena, now available for hiking, geological study interpretation, scenic vistas. Open dawn to dusk.

H. Pierson Mapes Flat Rock Park
101Torne Valley Road
Hillburn, NY 10931

Phone: 845-364-2670

Popular spot for fishing, canoeing and nature observation, best public access to the Ramapo River, picturesque vistas. Open dawn to dusk.

Haverstraw Bay Park
21 Gagan Road
Haverstraw, NY 10927

Phone: 845-364-2670

Located on the Hudson River front with an open air pavilion, covered and un-covered picnic tables, benches, paved walking trails, 3 fishing piers in fresh water pond, pedestrian footbridge, double-wide trailer boat launch, large children’s playground, Rockland County Sept. 11th Memorial & Patriot Garden. Open dawn to dusk.

Kakiat Park
Haverstraw Road, off Route 202
Montebello, NY 10901

Phone: 845-364-2670

Hiking (Kakiat Trail crosses through the park into Harriman State Park and ending in Dater Mountain Park), horseback riding, picnicking, scenic outlooks, pavilion, stocked river for fishing, off-leash dog run, guided tours by Park Rangers available. Open dawn to dusk.

Kennedy Dells Park
355 North Main Street
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-364-2670

Fitness trail, hiking, off-leash dog area, horse corral, nature study, picnic tables, pavilion, soccer, cross country skiing, guided tours and lectures available by Park Rangers. Once owned by movie producer Adolph Zukor. Open dawn to dusk.

Monsey Glen
Saddle River Road
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-364-2670

Peaceful area of hiking trails, scenic natural beauty with sandstone overhangs, a stream, unique plant life. Open dawn to dusk.

Mountainview Nature Park
2 Strawberry Hill Lane
Central Nyack, NY 10960

Phone: 845-364-2670

A mountainous tract, heavily wooded with numerous nature trails for hiking, with Bear Swamp, near the top, which supports a variety of bird and animal life. Open dawn to dusk.

Samuel G. Fisher Mt. Ivy Environmental Park
Fireman’s Memorial Drive
Pomona, NY 10970

Phone: 845-364-2670

Hiking along old railroad bed, nature trails, wildlife observation and wetland ecology. Open dawn to dusk.

Sean Hunter Ryan Memorial Park
Bradley Parkway, County Route 38
West Nyack, NY 10994

Phone: 845-364-2670

15 acre trail with slight incline, nature observation, hiking through the White Trail of Buttermilk Falls, with a connection to the Long Path. Open dawn to dusk.

South Mountain Park
164 South Central Highway
Garnerville, NY 10923

Phone: 845-364-2670

Mountainous land with scenic views overlooking Haverstraw and the Hudson River, hiking via the Long Path. Open dawn to dusk.

Town & Village Parks
Braunsdorf Memorial Park
Main Street
Pearl River, NY 10965

Phone: 845-359-6503

Parkland with monuments and sitting area. Open dawn to dusk.

Burgess Meredith Park
Woodfield Rd.
Pomona, NY 10970

Phone: 845-354-0545

Burgess Meredith Park, off Woodfield Road, offers a children’s playground, a basket ball court, a par-cours exercise trail, a ballfield and paths by the Minisceongo Creek for peaceful meditation.

Capitol Park
Pinebrook Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-357-6100

Open, undeveloped nature area. Open dawn to dusk.

Cherry Brook Park
Madison Avenue
Pearl River, NY 10965

Phone: 845-359-6503

Handball and tennis courts, multi-use asphalt court, children’s play area, walking path. Open dawn to dusk.

Chidren’s Park
East on Grotke Road from Pascack Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-357-6100

Sand filled tennis courts, handball and basketball courts, ball field, playground, nature area, stocked pond for fishing, paths for jogging, walking and biking. Open dawn to dusk.

Clark Recreation Center
Campbell Avenue and Cragmere Road
Airmont, NY 10901

Phone: 845-357-6100

Picnicking, gardens, nature trails, playground, basketball, shuffleboard, tennis and bocce ball courts. Open dawn to dusk.

Congers Lake Memorial Park
Gilchrest Road, off Route 303
Congers, NY 10920

Phone: 845-268-9700

Swimming, refreshment stand, community center, all-purpose rooms, ball fields, courts for tennis, handball, basketball, bocce ball and shuffleboard, ice skating, gymnasium. Open dawn to dusk.

Dawn Lane Park
Dawn Lane
Airmont, NY 10901

Phone: 845-357-6100

Walking path, natural area, small neighborhood playground. Open dawn to dusk.

Emeline Park
End of Main Street
Haverstraw, NY 10927

Phone: 845-429-0300

Waterfront access, paved walks, benches, picnic tables, track for walking or jogging, fenced-in play area with dome climber, slide, space module, spring animals and sprinkler during the Summer. Open dawn to dusk.

Eugene Levy Memorial Park
Route 45 North
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-357-6100

Children’s playground, handball courts, exercise trail, paths for jogging and walking, nature area, star-gazing platform. Open dawn to dusk.

Greenbush Center
Greenbush Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Phone: 845-359-6503

Playground and open playfield. Open dawn to dusk.

Heaton’s Pond
Olde Mill Road
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Phone: 845-639-6200

Pond, nature area. Open dawn to dusk.

Herb Reisman Sports Complex
Route 45 North
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-357-6100

Little League field, soccer field, sand volleyball courts, basketball and tennis courts, paved walking path, picnic pavilion comfort station, illuminated for night use. Open dawn to dusk.

Independence Park
Independence Avenue
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Phone: 845-359-6503

Lighted tennis and basketball courts, playground and paths. Open dawn to dusk.

Kings Park
Kings Highway
Congers, NY 10920

Phone: 845-639-6200

Playground, 2 ponds, ball fields, basketball courts, exercise trail. Open dawn to dusk.

Landau Memorial Park
Main Street & Congers Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-639-6200

Benches, gardens, walkway. Open dawn to dusk.

Lorna Lane Park
Lorna Lane
Fairmont, NY 10901

Phone: 845-357-6100

Basketball court, children’s playground. Open dawn to dusk.

Manny Welder Park
Route 306 to Maple Avenue
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-357-6100

Several tennis and handball courts, ball fields, children’s playground, nature area, biking and jogging paths. Open dawn to dusk.

Nike Overlook Park
Tweed Boulevard
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Phone: 845-359-6503

Atop Clausland Mountain–scenic overviews, picnicking, open play areas, overnight camping for groups by permit. Open dawn to dusk.

Nyack Memorial Park
Piermont & Depew Avenues
Nyack, NY 10960

Phone: 845-358-0548

On the shores of the Hudson River and within walking distance from the downtown Nyack area, with children’s playground, tennis courts, butterfly garden, small watercraft launch. Hosts several special events throughout the summer. Open 6am-10pm.

Orchard Hills Park
Pilgrim Lane
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-357-6100

Tennis and handball courts, ball fields, basketball court, children’s playground. Open dawn to dusk.

Pascack Brook North & South
West Washington Ave.
Pearl River, NY 10965

Phone: 845-359-6503

Walking trails, open dawn to dusk.

Piermont Pier and Marsh
Village of Piermont Clerk’s Office
Piermont, NY –

Phone: (845) 359-1258

Located just north of Tallman Mountain State Park and south of the Tappan Zee Bridge
Access to the marsh is via a trail at the base of the mountains overlooking the marsh. One can park at Bridge St. and enjoy a leisurely stroll along the marsh edge for approximately 0.5 mile(s). Canoe/kayak to the marsh and Sparkill Creek is available through a private concession. There is also public access but parking is very limited.

Pilgrim Court Park
Pilgrim Court
Pearl River, NY 10965

Phone: 845-359-6503

Children’s play area, open play space, neighborhood park. Open dawn to dusk.

Schaefer Park
Newport Avenue
Tappan, NY 10983

Phone: 845-359-6503

Area has been preserved in natural state with walking paths. Used in outdoor education programs. Open dawn to dusk.

Sparkill Memorial Park
Route 340
Sparkhill, NY 10976

Phone: 845-359-6503

Access to a creek for fishing, veteran’s monument. Open dawn to dusk.

Spring Valley Memorial Park
Off Route 45
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-352-2005

Swimming pool, lighted tennis, bocce ball, basketball courts and ball fields, playground and tot lot, exercise track, nature trails, picnic tables. Open dawn to dusk.

Tackamack Park North & South
Clausland Mountain Road
Blauvelt, NY 10913

Phone: 845-359-6503

Hiking trails (the Blue Trail and the Long Path traverse both parks), picnicking. Open dawn to dusk

Tappan Memorial Park
Oak Tree Road
Tappan, NY 10983

Phone: 845-359-6503

Passive park with paths, benches, pond area. Open dawn to dusk.

Tappan Park
Oak Tree Road
Tappan, NY 10983

Phone: 845-359-6503

Ball field, children’s playground area. Open dawn to dusk.

Tennyson Park
Tennyson Drive
Nanuet, NY 10954

Phone: 845-639-6200

Ball field, playground, basketball courts. Open dawn to dusk.

Tigers Den Park
Rose Ave. & Fred Hecht Dr.
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-352-2005

Basketball and volleyball courts and an in-line skating rink. Its sloped landscape makes it an ideal location for concerts.

Twin Ponds Park
Massachusetts Avenue & Sedge Road
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Phone: 845-639-6200

Ponds, kite flying, ice-skating, natural area. Open dawn to dusk.

Veteran’s Memorial Park
Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Phone: 845-359-6503

Active park with athletic fields and courts, playgrounds, batting cages, jogging paths, two ponds, concession stand. Open dawn to dusk.

Viola Park
West Maple Rd. off Viola Road
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-356-3933

Tennis and handball courts, softball fields, children’s playground, natural area, biking, jogging and walking trails. Open dawn to dusk.

Willow Tree Park
Route 306 to Willow Tree Road
Monsey, NY 10952

Phone: 845-357-6100

Stocked pond for fishing, nature area, ice skating, walking and jogging path. Open dawn to dusk.

Zukor Park
Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: 845-639-6200

Playground, walking paths, lighted ball fields, basketball courts, picnic facilities. Open dawn to dusk.

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