From the George Washington Bridge, first exit (Route 9W) to the Palisades Interstate Parkway north; about 28 miles. Take the Park exit.
Harriman State Park is the second-largest park in the NY park system. Only Adirondack is larger. Many miles of trails and drives, plus camping, picnicking and wildlife. Only about 30 miles from New York City.
An autumn scene, spotted from the road along the shore of a lake on a cloudy day.