School Visits, Field Trips & Tours

Scout Troop on Tour

Contact Environmental Educator Chris O’Sullivan to schedule your school or other group visit, even if you are not interested in a tour.

Educational tours may be available for smaller groups.

Please make your plans at least 2 weeks in advance of your visit to Trailside. If you would like a tour, the earlier you contact Chris, the more likely there will be availability.

Contact Chris O’Sullivan chris.osullivan@parks.ny.gov  845-786-2701 x 293

Click HERE for Registration Form!

Buses & Vans 

You must apply for a bus permit in order to enter the Bear Mountain State Park via bus.  Call 845-786-2701 ext. 244 for bus permit application.

Call at least 2 weeks in advance. $60.00 per bus for non-profit organizations with 501 (c) (3) form from IRS. $100.00 per bus all other groups (family, friends, companies).

Park Information

For information about Bear Mountain State Park, the picnic areas, merry-go-round, skating rink and other park facilities, please call the Park Office at 845-786-2701 x 242