With the threat of inclement storms as winter quickly approaches, please be advised of road closures and seek alternative routes.
Harriman Section Updates: Tiorati Brook Road, Arden Valley Road, and Exit 16 on the Palisades Interstate Parkway to Lake Welch Drive all will be closed December 1, 2013 to April 1, 2014. The portion of Lake Welch Drive from Seven Lakes Drive to St. Johns will remain open.
Lake Welch Beach State Park's man-made Lake Welch, with its half-mile-long sandy beach in the wooded hills of the Ramapo Mountains, is the largest beach in Harriman State Park. Originally a small body of water with farmland around the edges, Lake Welch became the large lake that it is today when a dam was completed in 1942. The park offers cool breezes, swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking and camping in adjacent Beaver Pond Campground. Winter activities include ice fishing and snowmobiling.
Please note that alcohol is not permitted at this site.