Panther Mountain/Lake Wanoksink/Pine Meadow Lake Loop...

Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

Pine Meadow Lake - Photo by Daniel Chazin Pine Meadow Lake - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike climbs to the summit of Panther Mountain, with panoramic views, and runs along the shore of Lake Wanoksink and Pine Meadow Lake.

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From the parking area, continue heading towards the mountain, with a large barn on your right. You will see another barn at the base of the mountain, behind white fencing. The triple red-square-on-white-blaze that marks the start of the Pine Meadow Trail is visible on the side of that barn.

Follow the blazes uphill for 0.1 mile and turn right onto a gas line...

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Trip Reports

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April 26, 2020
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Re: Can we still park here during COVID?

We are doing our best to report closures on our Trail Alerts page (https://www.nynjtc.org/news-center/trail-alerts).  The Trail Conference works with nearly 200 different individual park units, and every day with this crisis is a unique kaleidoscope of rules, policies, and public access options.  If you choose to head out, check with the park beforehand to confirm access.

~Jeremy, Trail Conference Cartographer

Jeremy Apgar
April 24, 2020
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Can we still park here during COVID?
Hi! I was going to take this hike, but I was wondering - can we still park here? Any insight would be much appreciated.
Jova42R
July 26, 2015
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Public Transportation is available for this hike!
The Shortline bus that goes from Port Authority to Bear Mountain travels along 202 , and will drop you off at the Equestrian Center if you let the driver know. However. i cannot guarantee that the bus will stop for you on the return trip, so it might be a safer option to go to Sloatsburg after visiting Pine Meadow Lake, and catch the bus or train at Sloatsburg.
Michael K7
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