NY Section 10 Pictures - Milemarker 3.2 - 3.8

Summit of Bear Mountain - View on South Side of Bear Mt.

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mm 2.8 - The Perkins Memorial Tower on the summit of Bear Mountain in Bear Mountain-Harriman State Park of New York. With its 360-degree panorama, the Perkins Memorial Tower offers spectacular views of the Hudson River, the Bear Mountain Bridge, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Storm King, and Fort Montgomery. Four states are visible (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania), as well as the New York City skyline.  Courtesy froto
mm 2.8 - The Perkins Memorial Tower on the summit of Bear Mountain in Bear Mountain-Harriman State Park of New York. With its 360-degree panorama, the Perkins Memorial Tower offers spectacular views of the Hudson River, the Bear Mountain Bridge, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Storm King, and Fort Montgomery. Four states are visible (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania), as well as the New York City skyline.
Submitted by froto

Trail near summit of Bear Mountain. This is trail south of the tower. It is part of a newly opened (2011) section that is accessible to all. Taken at approx. mm 3.0. Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
Trail near summit of Bear Mountain. This is trail south of the tower. It is part of a newly opened (2011) section that is accessible to all. Taken at approx. mm 3.0.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 3.2 The accessible section of trail ends at this point.  There is a spectacular view to the north here. See next pictures.   GPS N41.3158 W74.0050  Courtesy pjwetzel@gmail.com
mm 3.2 The accessible section of trail ends at this point. There is a spectacular view to the north here. See next pictures. GPS N41.3158 W74.0050
Submitted by pjwetzel @ gmail.com

mm 3.2 View to the northeast from a viewpoint on a newly opened (2011) section of AT on the summit of Bear Mountain. The pillar once marked the boundary between Bear Mountain State Park and West Point.  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 3.2 View to the northeast from a viewpoint on a newly opened (2011) section of AT on the summit of Bear Mountain. The pillar once marked the boundary between Bear Mountain State Park and West Point.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 3.2 View to the northeast from the look out at the end of the accessible portion of trail.  GPS N41.3158 W74.0050  Courtesy pjwetzel@gmail.com
mm 3.2 View to the northeast from the look out at the end of the accessible portion of trail. GPS N41.3158 W74.0050
Submitted by pjwetzel @ gmail.com

mm 3.7 The AT now makes a big loop  on the summit of Bear Mountain trail south of the tower.  This blue trail closes the loop returning to the tower in about 0.2 miles.   Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 3.7 The AT now makes a big loop on the summit of Bear Mountain trail south of the tower. This blue trail closes the loop returning to the tower in about 0.2 miles.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 3.8 View to the south from the south side of Bear Mountain  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 3.8 View to the south from the south side of Bear Mountain
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 3.8 View to the southeast from the south side of Bear Mountain.  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 3.8 View to the southeast from the south side of Bear Mountain
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu