the Bear Mountain Bridge (BMB):
Make first left onto Route 9D. Go 4.2 miles to traffic light. Make
right onto Route 403 and travel 2.2 miles to Route 9 South. Go 1 mile.
From the Tappan Zee Bridge:
Take first exit after the toll on the east side of the Hudson River
(Tarrytown). Make right and proceed to Route 9 North. Travel 21 miles.
An alternate would be to go onto Route 287 (see attached alternate
directions from New York City).
From New York City:
Take either the West Side or East Side Highway out of Manhattan and
go over the George Washington Bridge using the upper level. As soon
as you go over the bridge, take the exit on right hand side, which
takes you onto the Palisades Parkway North. This Parkway ends at the
Bear Mountain Bridge (which is close to West Point). (See directions
from the Bear Mountain Bridge above.)
An alternate would be to take Route 287, which is near the Tappan
Zee Bridge. Route 287 will take you to the Saw Mill Parkway, which
leads you to the Taconic State Parkway North. The exit on the Taconic
is Yorktown Hts. and Routes 202 and 35. Make left onto Route 202 West
for 2.7 miles to Bear Mt. Pkwy. Make right and go 3 miles to Highland
Ave. Go 1.1 miles to Rte. 9 North and then travel 2 miles.
From Pearl River:
Take Route 304 North to Route 9W North (approximately 10 miles). Take
Route 9W North to the Bear Mountain Bridge (13.2 miles). Another option
is to take the Palisades Interstate Parkway North, which ends at the
From Congers in Rockland County, New York:
Take Route 9W North to the Bear Mountain Bridge (15 miles).
From the Woodbury Commons Shopping Center
Take Route 6 to the Bear Mountain Bridge (9 miles).
From Long Island:
Take Throgs Neck Bridge. Travel North to Route 287. Follow alternative
directions from New York City.