Rockland County

Welcome to Rockland County, NY!

Rockland County offers a variety of tourist attractions, restaurants, and unique art and cultural sights - all located a short drive from New York City. 

State & Local Parks - great for hiking and biking

  • Bear Mountain State Park - features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a swimming pool, Trailside Museums and Zoo, hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. An outdoor rink is open to ice skaters from late October through mid-March
  • Harriman State Park - offers 31 lakes and reservoirs, 200 miles of hiking trails, two beaches, two public camping areas, a network of group camps, miles of streams and scenic roads, and scores of wildlife species and beautiful vistas
  • Tallman Mountain State Park - hosts a running track, tennis courts, playfield, cross country skiing, a walking trail, hiking and picnic areas.
  • Silver Mine - offers picnic grounds, fishing (permit required) and hiking
  • Rockland Lake - large swimming pool, picnic areas, hiking, biking, and boat launch
  • Buttermilk Falls - great for hiking and spotting wildlife


  • Nyack - known for antiques, fine restaurants and multicultural community
  • Piermont - hosts great river views with an active art and music scene
  • Haverstraw - offers a mix of public parks, beautiful river views, and historical sites
  • Stony Point - the historical site from the Revolutionary War

Golf/Country clubs

  • Patriot Hills Golf Club - Voted Top 20 Best Places to Golf in New
    York State by Golf Magazine
  • New York Country Club - great views of the NYC skyline

Historical Sites

  • Stony Point Battlefield Site and Stony Point Lighthouse - Site of General Anthony Wayne’s assault on the British fort
  • Hopper House Art Center - birthplace and boyhood home of the
    eminent realist painter Edward Hopper
  • Dewint House & Museum - George Washington’s temporary
    Headquarters at Tappan during the American
    Revolutionary War

Special Attractions

  • Defiant Brewing Company - offers a unique production microbrewery experience
  • Perkins Memorial Tower, Bear Mountain - 360-degree panorama, views
    of the Hudson River, the Bear Mountain Bridge, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Storm King, and Fort Montgomery
  • Rockland Boulders Minor League Baseball
  • Levity Live Comedy Club