Seven Lakes Drive

Direction:
East/West
Western Terminus:
Seven Lakes Road and Waldron Terrace in Sloatsburg
Eastern Terminus:
US 9W/US 202 at Bear Mountain
Distance:
17.27 miles
Counties:
Rockland, Orange

Seven Lakes Drive is a major roadway through Harriman State Park and Bear Mountain State Park. It is named for the seven lakes that it passes inside Harriman State Park. There is a short roadway known as Seven Lakes Road extending from Orange Turnpike (NY 17) to the beginning of Seven Lakes Drive, just west of the New York Thruway (I-87). Seven Lakes Drive passes under the Thruway, but there is no interchange. It runs diagonally to the northeast through Harriman State Park. In the northern area of the park, it meets the Long Mountain Parkway (US 6) at a traffic circle, from which there is access to the Palisades Parkway. Seven Lakes Drive is multiplexed with the Palisades Parkway for one exit. It then splits off and runs east through Bear Mountain State Park. There is access to Perkins Memorial Drive, which ascends to the top of Bear Mountain. Seven Lakes Drive ends at US 6/US 202. Most of Seven Lakes Drive is a two-lane undivided road.

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