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The 1,082-acre Mountain Lakes Park is Westchester’s northernmost county park. It is characterized by a rugged landscape and native hardwood forest with miles of trails. The park boasts five lakes and a spectacular overlook, which makes for breathtaking hiking destinations.

Mountain Lakes Park offers the total outdoor experience including camping, fishing, ice skating, hiking, nature exploration, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, picnicking and a high/low ropes challenge course.

Got a wedding, party or special event to host?
Consider our attractive and spacious lodge/dining hall, which accommodates up to 300 of your guests amid woodland splendor. Our commercial kitchen will meet and exceed all of your caterer's needs. If you're looking for an even bigger adventure, extend your stay by renting our yurt village for an overnight. Learn more...

During July and August, the park is home to Camp Morty, a traditional camp experience for underprivileged children residing in Westchester County.

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Wheelchair accessibleParkingRest roomsDrinking waterPicnickingPets must be leashed. Waste bags provided for clean up.Stay on trailsSwimming prohibited signFishingWinter recreational areaCross country skiingNature studyPlease recycle

  • Admission and fees
    • County park pass is not required for admission.
    • Camping fees
    • Canoe Rentals – Available weekends only, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., must reserve in advance: Call (914) 864-7312. Fee: $10 per hour. No private watercraft permitted. Weather permitting.
  • Directions: 201 Hawley Road, North Salem, NY 10560
  • Park hours: Open seven days a week, dawn to dusk, year-round.
  • Phone: (914) 864-7312; Camping Reservations - Pre-registration required. To make a camping, boating or teambuilding reservation, call (914) 864-7312 on Sundays, Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Restrooms: main building available daily during regular park hours; portable potties available daily at camp sites and major trailheads.
  • Camp Morty
  • Brochure and mapTrail map
  • Weddings brochure
  • County parks map & guide
  • Dogs: Must be leashed. No dogs allowed in picnic areas.