In Their Own Words - The Battle for Fort Clinton! | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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In Their Own Words - The Battle for Fort Clinton!


Bear Mountain State Park - Trailside Museums and Zoo
Bear Mountain State Park
Bear Mountain, NY 10911

41.313149 -73.989328

County: Orange
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 28, 2024, 10:00AM


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Did you know Bear Mountain was once the scene of an intense, Revolutionary War battle? Come for a unique, walking tour of one of the Hudson Valley's most dramatic battle sites! Using firsthand accounts and archaeological data, this tour will chart the flow of the battle of the Twin Forts starting at Bear Mountain State Park and ending up at Fort Clinton (today site of Trailside Museums and Zoo) focusing on the intense fighting that happened in and around Fort Clinton on the day of the battle. Registration Required: Call (845) 446-2134 to Register or For More Information. Participants will meet at 10AM in front of the Bear Mountain Inn. Please Note there is a $10 per vehicle Parking Fee to Park at Bear Mountain. Organization Hosting the Event Fort Montgomery State Historic Site Phone Number 8454462134


Advance registration required.
Registration Required by 4pm, Friday, Sept. 27th. Call 845-446-2134 or email to Register.

Additional Information

Walk will remain on paved trail from Bear Mountain State Park through Trailside Museums and Zoo. Stairs present in portions of the walk.
Additional Equipment Required: Sturdy footwear and drinking water recommended. No lunch break.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 12
Length (miles): 1.5
Boots Needed: No

Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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