Trailside Museum and Zoo

Seven Lakes Pkwy, Appalachian Trail
Bear Mountain, NY 10911- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

Trailside Museum and Zoo is s. on US 9W near the Bear Mountain State Park entrance. A nature trail leads to animal enclosures, museums, trailside exhibits, the outer breastworks of Fort Clinton and a statue of Walt Whitman. The museums feature animal habitat displays as well as geological, historical and natural exhibits.
Donations. Park admission $10 (per private vehicle).
Hours: Daily 10-4:30. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 3 hours minimum.