Home Hudson Valley Bear Mountain Inn reopens with a flourish Hudson ValleyPremium ContentTravel & Tourism Bear Mountain Inn reopens with a flourish By Bob Rozycki - November 21, 2011 SHARE Facebook Twitter Closed for repairs in 2005, the iconic Bear Mountain Inn overlooking Hessian Lake in Rockland County appeared as if it might never reopen. But on Friday evening, Nov. 11, its doors opened to reveal a breathtaking renovation. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.