Just seven miles from the historic campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point, The Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge is the premier destination near West Point in New York state. First established as a post for the Continental Army in 1778, West Point is the longest continually occupied post in the US and officially became the nation's premier military academy in 1802. In addition to preparing the future leaders of the United States Army, West Point has built a strong reputation based on academic excellence and a diverse athletics program for both men and women. Come to visit a cadet, tour the campus, or enjoy an Army Football game - our hotel provides gracious accommodations with flawless hospitality just seven miles away. Call the Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge at (845) 786-2731 to reserve a guest room during your visit to West Point.