Located in Tomkins Cove, New York, Bear Mountain Inn is a rustic-style wedding venue. Nestled at the base of Bear Mountain along the Appalachian Trail, this 1915 historic venue is an idyllic destination for celebrating a memorable wedding. Couples and their guests can enjoy everything the venue has to offer, including fun outdoor activities and a relaxing spa. The inn's experienced team will walk couples through each step, from choosing the ceremony and reception space to customizing the menu to flawless execution. The natural splendor of the Hudson Valley is a stunning backdrop for a beautiful wedding celebration. Whether an event is held at The Overlook Lodge, perched upon the mountains, or The Merry Go Round Pavilion, a whimsical celebration spot, couples are sure to have an unforgettable occasion.
Facilities and Capacity
Bear Mountain Inn has three separate venues located in Bear Mountain State Park. The Bear Mountain Inn hosts 125 to 250 guests, The Overlook Lodge welcomes 75 to 125 guests, and The Merry Go Round Pavilion accommodates 75 to 115 guests. At Bear Mountain Inn, couples can use the Hickory Terrace for a scenic outdoor ceremony. The Appalachian Ballroom is perfect for a cocktail hour and the Perkins Ballroom is ideal for a beautiful reception. The Overlook Lodge is an elegant and rustic space that features unforgettable views of the Hudson River, Hessian Lake, and the mountainside. Wedding ceremonies can be held outside on the patio or inside the ballroom during the winter months. As a charming alternative to traditional spaces, the Merry Go Round Pavilion is a stone and timber rotunda with a classic indoor merry-go-round and dance floor as its centerpiece.
Bear Mountain Inn offers many services to create a memorable and stress-free wedding experience. They also provide all the needed barware, china, flatware, glassware, linens, and even a chocolate fountain. Offered wedding services include:
- Bridal suite
- Event planning
- Wheelchair access
Bear Mountain Inn is listed on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America. It is the centerpiece of a unique park system that stretches from the edge of New York City through the Hudson Valley. As declared by The American Architect, Bear Mountain Inn was considered one of the finest examples of rustic Adirondack architecture in America upon its opening in 1915.
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Bear Mountain Inn frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Bear Mountain Inn?
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At Bear Mountain Inn, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Bear Mountain Inn, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Liquor
- House Wine
What are the most important characteristics of Bear Mountain Inn in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Bear Mountain Inn for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Bear Mountain Inn offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Bear Mountain Inn offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Bear Mountain Inn have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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