Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain State Park reopens after yearlong closure

The trail was closed last July when a storm dropped almost 10 inches of rain on Bear Mountain, damaging the park's infrastructure, water supply, and trail systems.

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2024, 12:31 PM

Updated 16 days ago

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The Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain State Park is reopening after being closed for nearly a year.
The trail was closed last July when a storm dropped almost 10 inches of rain on Bear Mountain, damaging the park's infrastructure, water supply and trail systems.
Other previously closed sections of the Major Welch and Suffern-Bear Mountain trails will also reopen to hikers.


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