Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

High Tor State Park

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415 South Mountain Road
New City, NY 10956
Latitude 41.187801
Longitude -73.988113

High Tor State Park, a day-use facility for picnicking, swimming and hiking, affords spectacular views of the Hudson River. The Long Path passes through the park just before the trail heads inland to the Catskills.

A bus permit system is currently being evaluated for the 2017 Summer Season.

No Pets Allowed

Hours of Operation

  • Park Hours of Operation:
    6/18 - 8/14: Weekends & holidays, 8am-7:30pm;
    Weekdays (closed Mondays & Tuesdays), 8am-7:30pm.

    High Tor will be open Monday 4th of July. The park will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday this week only.

  • High Tor Pool - 2016 Swimming Season: 
    6/18 - 8/14: Weekends and holidays, 10 am - 5:45 pm;
     Weekdays (Closed Mon. & Tues, including picnic area), 10 am - 5:45 pm.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The Empire Pass -- whether a card for $80 or a vehicle-affixed decal for $65 -- is your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Apply online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Pool
  • All wristbands (ages 0 and up): $5
  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • None

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Must See! Torrey's mountain-mint, a rare wildflower, grows here and only a few other places on the planet!

Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Food
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Activities
  • Hiking