Nyack Beach State Park:
Nyack, NY

 

One of the first scenic nature local places I think of when someone asks me to recommend a place to go is Nyack Beach State Park. Although the actual beach is miniscule and no swimming or wading is allowed, there is a magnificent walking path near the Hudson River with views of the Tappan Zee Bridge. The path goes alongside the river on one side and has towering cliffs on the other side. There is a 5 mile out and back hike. At the 1 1/2 mile mark, the path has an option to veer left and continue to Rockland Lake State Park. There are plenty of picnic tables both by the parking lot and alongside the trail. Grilling is allowed at this park.

 

Posted: August 3: 2017

Address:

698 N. Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960

 

Phone Number:

(845) 358-1316

 

Hours:

Open year round for day use. Weather permitting November 1 – April 1

Price: free

A $6 parking fee is charged mid-April to October from 8am until 5 pm.

 

Approximate Distance from:

Brooklyn Bridge: 55 minutes

Lakewood: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Monsey: 25 minutes

 

Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/156/details.aspx



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