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243 Star Starred
Pier 83
12th Ave & W 42nd St New York City, NY 10036
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Bear Mountain Cruise
546 ratings
4.0 average rating
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134 reviews
20 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

The ride up to Bear Mountain was great. There were ample amounts of seats aboard the boat. You were able to bring your picnic basket full of goodies for your lunch and breakfast for the day. You had the option of sitting on the inside or the...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

The ride up and down the Hudson on an late summer day was pleasant--the scenery was beautiful and the captain offered a lot of fun facts about different sites on the river and on land (visible from the river). Bear Mountain State Park is a lovely...continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

This trip is what you make of it. We had a great time, but were totally prepared with snacks, wine, sweaters and cash. It's a great getaway with some pretty amazing scenery.
All in all, the toilets are clean, the crew and staff are friendly, the...continued

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The boat ride takes approximately 2.5 hours. You will then have 3 hours at Bear Mountain to enjoy at your leisure. You will need to be back on board by 3:00pm for the ride back.

Please be advised, there is a steep hillside trail leading to the Oktoberfest.

No outside food or beverages are allowed on the boat. There is a concession stand on board the vessel where you can purchase food and drinks.

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