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  1. Beaver Pond Campground, a mere 25 miles north of the George Washington Bridge, is right in the middle of Harriman State Park and Bear Mountain. Right near the campsite, you can swim, run and hike, and if you're feeling adventurous, you can spend day exploring the vast parks just above the city.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    33.4 miles
    Duration
    One day to Several days
  2. Horseshoe Cove is a great spot to camp for a day—or a week—to take advantage of everything Sandy Hook in NJ has to offer. Take the ferry from the city or drive in, and plan to enjoy some beach time... but not the kind you see on MTV's Jersey Shore.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.5 miles
    Duration
    One day to Several days
  3. In just 40 minutes, you can go from a hotel suite on Park Avenue to a rustic campsite in the park—Floyd Bennett Park in Jamaica Bay, to be precise. With tons of outdoor activities around, you'll want to camp for a couple days to take advantage of everything!

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.2 miles
    Duration
    One day to Several days
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