Piermont, a village in the town of Orangetown in Rockland County, is just 30 minutes from Manhattan.
Piermont Pier, which can be seen just north of Tallman Mountain State Park and south of the Tappan Zee Bridge, offers beautiful scenic views, bird watching, fishing, hiking, biking, jogging, and walking. There are boats, canoes, and kayaks available to rent close by. During the spring, this is a favorite spot to fish for stripers.
In the winter, the species of Double-crested Cormorant, Mallard, Black Duck, Canvasback, Ruddy Duck, Killdeer, Greater Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, American Crow, European Starling, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Red-winged Blackbird, White-throated Sparrow, and Song Sparrow can be seen at Piermont Pier. In the spring, Mute Swan, Mallard, Black Duck, Canvasback, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Mourning Dove, American Crow, European Starling, and Song Sparrow can be spotted.