Twin Forts Trail

  • Exploring Bear Mountain State Park in New York.


Dogs Yes

Cross Country Skiing


Fall Foliage

0.8 (miles)

 Very Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

New York

Twin Forts Trail is a very easy hiking trail in Bear Mountain State Park near New York City and meanders from the Bear Mountain Bridge to Fort Montgomery State Historic Site. Make sure to listen for songbirds and watch for wildlife! 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

Get Directions to Twin Forts Trail