Popolopen Gorge Trail

  • Hiking through Bear Mountain State Park in New York.


Dogs Yes

Cross Country Skiing


Fall Foliage

3.6 (miles)


Out & Back

 (Elev. Δ - ft)

New York

Popolopen Gorge Trail is an easy hiking trail in Bear Mountain State Park near New York City. This trail weaves along the gorge. Keep an eye peeled for wildlife including abundant songbirds and game such as white-tailed deer. Bear Mountain also makes a great choice for winter recreation, its trails offer wonderful cross country skiing and snowshoeing. This trail is family and dog friendly, but your furry kids must be on leash.


During the American Revolution the area that would become Bear Mountain State Park saw several battles and skirmishes. The British viewed controlling the Hudson River as pivotal to their success.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Bear Mountain State Park Palisades Parkway Bear Mountain, NY 10911

New York Trails

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