Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Palisades Interstate Park
Has Been Designated A
Under the Provisions of The
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This Site Possesses Exceptional Value
In Commemorating and Illustrating
The History of The United States
U. S. Department of The Interior
National Park Service
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 41° 18.768′ N, 73° 59.36′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 9W and 7 Lakes Drive, on the left when traveling north. Located at the information kiosk next to the Bear Mountain Inn in Bear Mountain State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preserving a National Landmark (about 700 feet away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. ¼ mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
Regarding Palisades Interstate Park.
“The park system has been expanded over the years to include nineteen state parks and nine historic sites, covering over 100,000 acres along more than 20 miles of Hudson River shoreline and beyond.”
Bear Mountain is just one part of the system.
Also see . . .
1. Palisades Interstate Park Commission. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Bear Mountain State Park. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Explore. Palisades Parks Conservancy homepage (Submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 2. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 6. submitted on December 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.