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BEAVER POND STATE PARK, NY

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The Beaver Pond Campground adjoins the Lake Welch Recreation Area within Harriman State Park. Comfortable camping, a relaxing atmosphere, a beach, and plenty of outdoor activities make this a great destination not far from New York City.The Beaver Pond Campground is located just 25 miles north...

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Description

The Beaver Pond Campground adjoins the Lake Welch Recreation Area within Harriman State Park. Comfortable camping, a relaxing atmosphere, a beach, and plenty of outdoor activities make this a great destination not far from New York City.

Geography:

The Beaver Pond Campground is located just 25 miles north of the George Washington Bridge.

Recreation:

Park activities include swimming, picnicking, camping, and walking.

Facilities:

The campground offers tent and trailer sites, as well as accommodations for larger vehicles. Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire ring. Comfort stations, showers, laundry facilities, and a dumping station are part of the campground. A protected swimming beach is available when lifeguards are on duty.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby recreation areas include Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site; Rockland Lake State Park; Bear Mountain State Park; and Lake Tiorati Beach and Lake Welch Beach, both are swimming facilities in Harriman State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bath House
  • Boat Launch
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Parking
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Fillup Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Rental
Alerts and Important Information

Each year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice.

To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

  • Pets are not permitted on any site at the park.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. This rule is strictly enforced and coolers will be checked upon arrival.
  • There are NO electric or water sites in this campground.
  • No check-ins will be accepted after 11pm.
  • The A section is only open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
  • All campers must be 21 years old or accompanied by parent or legal guardian.
  • Looking to reserve for just 1-night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the Call Center. This applies only to campsites.
  • Platform sites can only accommodate tents. Platforms are 14ft x14ft.
  • Sites are limited to a maximum of 6 people at all times, this includes visitors.
  • Kiln-dried firewood is available for purchase at the Camp Office beginning in April.
  • Peak season: A person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation. 14 night maximum stay is strictly enforced.

  • County Route 106 from Route 17 in Harriman is closed. Please follow the detour signs to Seven Lakes Dr. Follow Seven Lakes Dr. to the traffic circle. Take first exit. This is County Route 106 east to Beaver Pond Campground. RV and trailers are being permitted to travel this route while 106 is closed.
  • Alcohol is NOT permitted in this campground.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    BEAVER POND STATE PARK
    PO Box 427
    Bear Mountain  NY  10911

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (845)947-2792