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Nestled at the base of Bear Mountain along the Appalachian Trail, the historic Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge is the idyllic destination getaway for the adventurer, the romantic, or those looking to celebrate a memorable wedding or special event.

This natural splendor in the Hudson Valley, just 45 minutes from New York City and seven miles from the United States Military Academy at West Point, offers year-round activities for the entire family. From scenic, breathtaking hiking to world-class fly fishing and boating to cross country skiing and ice skating, we offer everything for the outdoor enthusiast.


The Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge features versatile venues to provide the perfect backdrop for your special event. Our experienced catering team will walk you through each step _ from choosing your space, customizing your menu, to flawless execution.

The Hudson Ballroom ‹ Overlook Lodge is home to the Hudson Ballroom that features unforgettable views of the Hudson River, Hessian Lake and the mountainside. This elegant ballroom can accommodate up to 180 guests.

Cliff House ‹ With dramatic cathedral ceilings and elegant French doors that open to views of Hessian Lake, Cliff House is an intimate venue for events of 40 to 80 guests.

Merry Go Round Pavilion ‹ Built in 2001, the Merry Go Round Pavilion is a stone and timber rotunda featuring the same Adirondack Great Camp architecture of Bear Mountain Inn and other buildings in the National Park System. This unique event room with a classic indoor merry-go-round and dance floor as its centerpiece can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated dinner or 150 for a cocktail reception.
And to kick start your morning or after a long day on the trails, a stop at one of our three dining establishments is a must. From exquisite culinary delights to casual fare, cold libations and delicious desserts, youll find every thing to start your mouth watering.


Whether youre looking to host an unforgettable wedding, amazing corporate event, or warm family reunion, the idyllic natural backdrop of the historic Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge will exceed your expectations. Just a 45-minute drive from New York City, our versatile venues can accommodate events from intimate to grand.

Our staff is dedicated to bringing your event to life and can help you coordinate group accommodations at our hotel and plan a full itinerary of events that will keep everyone entertained before, during and after your big event.

The Perfect Event Venue in Bear Mountain, NY:

30,000 square feet of multi-functional meeting rooms and elegant event space
Newly renovated guestrooms and suites at the Bear Mountain Inn, guestrooms at the Overlook lodge with Hudson River views and rustic guestrooms in the Stone Cottages by Hessian Lake
Event-planning and onsite catering services
Customizable catering selections
High-speed internet access in all of our meeting rooms
24 hour dry cleaning services (coming soon)
Onsite valet parking (upon request)
Complimentary breakfast with overnight accommodations
Keurig Coffee maker, mini fridge, microwave and bottled water in guestrooms
Certified Hiking Guide on property
Paddle boating, canoeing, ice skating, swimming and zoo on property
Restaurant 1915, Blue Roof Tapas Bar, Hikers Cafe & Gift Shop
Bear Mountain Spa located at the Bear Mountain Inn

Additional Details

  • Featured Activities:Hiking, Camping
  • Free WiFi:No

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