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7 Lakes Scenic Drive - Rockland County


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7 Lakes Scenic Drive - Rockland County

 
 
7 Lakes Drive, Orange and Rockland counties
Hudson River Valley, New York State

7 Lakes Drive in Harriman State Park, built in 1913, runs approximately 20 miles between Sloatsburg, NY on the southern end to Bear Mountain State Park on the northern end. A scenic ride along Seven Lakes Drive passes lakes Sebago, Skanatati, Askoti, Kanawauke, Tiorati, Nawahunta and Silver Mine Lake.

Click to enlarge photo of Lake Askoti in Harriman State Park.

Click to enlarge photo of Lake Askoti in Harriman State Park. Lake Askoti, approximately 41-acres in size, is located in Harriman State Park. Lake Askoti, a tributary of Lake Skannatati River in Orange County, is surrounded by hiking trails offering beautiful vistas and great hiking.

Fishermen enjoy excellent fishing throughout the year, including the winter freeze, when many return for ice fishing on the lake. Lake Askoti also offers excellent bird watching sites.

Each of these lakes offer seasonal activities for the whole family. Find many things to do, including photography, at one or more of these beautiful lakes. Go fishing in spring, summer, and fall; and ice-fishing in the winter. Hike in all seasons. Hiking is especially invigorating in the fall when the air is cooler and you can see the stunning foliage of autumn in New York. Winter hiking can also be great fun and exercise, especially when its time to stop and have a hot drink from your thermos.The lakes that comprise 7 Lakes Drive, offer activities and attractions year round; including swimming, boating, fishing, and fabulous bird watching.

The lakes that comprise 7 Lakes Drive, offer activities and attractions year round; including swimming, boating, fishing, and fabulous bird watching.

Things To Do at Lake Askoti
Bird Watching
Hudson Valley Fishing (NYS fishing license required)
Hiking trails in Hudson Valley

    Winter Activities at Lake Askoti
    Ice Fishing

Click to enlarge photo of Lake Skannatati in Harriman State Park.

Click to enlarge photos of Lake Skannatati in Harriman State Park.
Lake Skannatati, approximately 36.3 acres in size, is located in Orange County in the Town of Tuxedo, New York. Lake Skannatati is located very near Lake Askoti and is one of 31 lakes and reservoirs in Harriman State Park.

The parking lot, located adjacent to Lake Skannatati, provides convenient parking close to a boat launch site and provides easy access to several hiking trails.



Click to enlarge photo of Lake Skannatati in Harriman State Park.
Lake Skannatati offers hiking trails for all levels of hikers, including trails, at varying elevations, around the lake. Launch your boat and enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Fish species present include Largemouth Bass, Brook Trout and Pan fish.






Things To Do at Lake Skannatati
Birding | Bird Watching
Boat Launch Site (next to parking lot)
Boating (canoeing, kayaking, row boats)
Fishing (NYS fishing license required)
Fishing spots in Hudson Valley (NYS fishing license required)
Food
Group Camping
Hiking trails in the Hudson Valley
    Winter Activities at Lake Skannatati
    Cross-Country Skiing
    Ice Fishing


Click to enlarge photo of Lake Tiorati in Harriman State Park.

Click to enlarge photo of Lake Tiorati in Harriman State Park.

Lake Tiorati Beach in Harriman State Park is located in Orange County, New York

Lake Tiorati was formed by clearing swampland in Harriman State Park and constructing a concrete dam to make two ponds into one large lake. Surrounded by meadows and rolling, wooded hills, the park offers excellent swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking. In winter, if conditions allow, the lake may be used for ice fishing. Bona fide groups may use the pioneer campsites near the lake.


Things To Do at Lake Tiorati Beach
Beach
Biking
Boat Launch Sites
Campgrounds
Fishing spots in Hudson Valley (NYS fishing license required)
Food
Group Camping
Hiking trails in the Hudson Valley
Picnic Tables
Scout Camping
Showers
Swimming

    Winter Activities at Lake Tiorati Beach
    Ice Fishing

Directions
Directions: Bear Mountain Bridge to 7 Lakes Drive

- Head west on US-202 W/US-6 W/Bear Mountain Bridge Rd toward Circle Drive. Continue to follow US-202 W/US-6 W - 0.4 miles

- At the traffic circle, continue straight onto US-6 W - 2.6 miles

- Take exit 18 for US-6 toward NY-17/I-87/Central Valley/Seven Lakes Drive - 0.3 miles

- At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto 7 Lakes Drive - 3.4 miles


Location: Rockland County

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