High Tor State Park

High Tor State Park

View of Haverstraw from Little Tor - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff View of Haverstraw from Little Tor - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff
41.191155, -73.989189

High Tor, one of Rockland County's most striking landmarks, was used as a signal point by colonists during the American Revolution.

One of Rockland County's best-known landmarks, High Tor offers outstanding views of the Hudson River and the town of Haverstraw below. During the Revolutionary War, beacons were placed on the summit to alert the Colonists of approaching British troops.

High Tor is composed of diabase (commonly referred to as “trap rock”), which was much in demand for use in construction during the...

Park Acreage:

693.00 acres

Municipality:

New City

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Web Link:

High Tor State Park

Phone:

(845) 634-8074

Fees:

Yes, click on 'Contact Information' for further information

Dogs in park:

No dogs

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