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PAliSAdeS region Palisades Region On a clear day, you can see the New York City skyline from the highlands region just up the Hudson River. Whether it’s the endless vistas, the thrill of rock climbing, or taking a step back in time at the many military battlefields and historic sites, the Palisades Region offers so much to do and see. HARRIMAN STATE PARK Harriman State Park, located in Rockland and Orange counties, is the second-largest state park in the system and boasts the Appalachian Trail running the length of it. Among its 46,000 acres, the park includes two camping areas and a network of group camps. There are over 200 miles of hiking trails and 31 lakes and reservoirs with three beaches for you to cool down in after you have hiked the trails. The park offers miles of streams and scenic roads, and scores of wildlife species, views and vantage points. Harriman State Park’s major facilities include Lakes Welch, Sebago, Tiorati and Silvermine, the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Sebago Cabins and Beaver Pond Campgrounds. For an enjoyable hike, be sure to check out the Pine Meadow Lake Loop which starts at the Reeves Meadow visitors’ center and works its way through forest and meadows and alongside trickling waters and Pine Meadow Lake. / Natur e Trail ed Prog rams Organiz Store Min. Nig ht Stay Dumping Swimm Numbe Hiking PALISADES REGION - Bear Mountain 845-786-2701 Regional Office Harriman Beaver Pond (845) 947-2792 140  w E Some campsites are partially or fully accessible. Contact the park for more information. G H I J K L Recreational Programs Hookup Available (electrical, water & sewer ($12) Environmental Interpretation Rentals Available Platforms Available ($3) Lake Swimming M NS O P Q R Pool Swimming Non-site specific Ocean Swimming Bay Swimming Stream Fed Swimming River Swimming Sites www.nysparks.com 2 L = = = = Available  Tent RV w A Auto Access B Boat Access only E Electrical Sites ($6-8) F Foot Access 72 www.nysparks.com | Boat/ Canoe Boat La unch ing** Playgrou nd Shower s Trailer Power Boats nYS office of Parks, recreation and Historic Preservation r of Cam psites J http://nysparks.com/parks/145/details.aspx http://nysparks.com/parks/145/details.aspx http://www.nysparks.com http://www.nysparks.com http://www.nysparks.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of New York Camping Guide 2012

New York Camping Guide 2012
Contents
Adirondacks
Allegancy
Catskills
Central
New York State Map
Finger Lakes
Genesee
Long Island
Niagara
Palisades
Saratoga
Taconic
Thousand Islands
Cabins and Cottages
So You Want To Go Hiking
Fireside Dining
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