Black Bear Campground

Nearest Full Service Campground to New York City


(on limited basis during the winter)

Black Bear Campground is 65 miles away from New York City.
From mid-May to mid-October, there are tours direct from the campground by an independent tour company.

Tours to New York City from Black Bear Campground!

Tour Dates

Tours of New York from Black Bear Campground

Black Bear Campground is about 65 miles Northwest of New York City. From mid-May to mid-October, there are tours directed by an independent tour company. It is important that our guest understand that we do not provide the tour, that it is provided by an independent tour company. The tours leave directly from the Pavilion building at the campground at 8:00 AM and return between 6:00-7:00 PM. You are accompanied on the tour by a New York City licensed guide.

Tours require advance reservations with a non-refundable deposit. The price is $115 for adults (13 years of age and over); $95 for children (12 years of age and under). Highlights of the tour include the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Ground Zero - 9/11 Memorial, Times Square and much more.


Price includes ferry to Ellis Island and Liberty Island (Statue of Liberty). Tours are scheduled rain or shine with a minimum of 12 people. The Tour Company reserves the right to cancel any tour or modify the itinerary as conditions may warrant. Lunches and snacks are not provided; we recommend you bring your own. For your comfort, the tour utilizes a 38 passenger luxury coach with a bathroom.

Manhattan, one of five boroughs making up New York City, is only 2 miles wide at its widest point and just 10 miles long. Nowhere else in America is so much history, culture, entertainment, finance and diversity crammed into such a small area. Beside the many usual things to see and do in the City are many places of which most people are unaware. Did you know that New York City was the first capital of the United States of America, or that the majority of Americans had ancestors who came to America by way of New York City’s Ellis Island?

Train or Driving: For those who want to tour New York City on their own, we are about 25 miles from the commuter railroad in Harriman, New York. The train stops near Ground Zero or the Empire State Building. You will have to change trains. For your convenience, directions are provided in the registration office. The train ride takes a little more than an hour.

One can also drive into Manhattan. Tolls and parking are expensive, and roads are very congested on weekdays from 6:00AM to 7:00PM. For these reasons, we do not recommend driving into the City unless you want to see a special event such as an evening Broadway Show. For a night ballgame in Yankee or Citifield Stadiums, we recommend taking the Cold Springs (West Point) Train. These trains operate 24 hours a day. The Cold Springs train will take you to Yankee Stadium. Directions are available in our Office/Store.

For reservations, call Black Bear Campground at 845 651-7717 or e-mail

Tours of New York from Black Bear Campground

For reservations,
call Black Bear Campground
(845) 651-7717

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P.O. Box 82 • 197 Wheeler Road
Florida, New York 10921
(845) 651-7717

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