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Julio Rodriguez and son Aiden, 7, of Pomona, (Credit: John Meore)

Julio Rodriguez and son Aiden, 7, of Pomona, beat the heat at the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

High Tor State Park in New City

High Tor State Park in New City is a day-use facility for picnicking, swimming and hiking with views of the Hudson River. The Long Path passes through the park just before the trail heads inland to the Catskills. (July 18, 2012)

Julio Rodriguez and son Aiden, 7, of Pomona,
(Credit: John Meore)

Julio Rodriguez and son Aiden, 7, of Pomona, beat the heat at the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

High Tor State Park in New City is
(Credit: John Meore)

High Tor State Park in New City is a spot for picnicking, swimming and hiking. (July 18, 2012)

Visitors at the High Tor State Park in
(Credit: John Meore)

Visitors at the High Tor State Park in New City play on the parking lot when the pool is closed during the heat wave. (July 18, 2012)

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A family deals with the heat wave at
(Credit: John Meore)

A family deals with the heat wave at the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

Eve Verde of the Rockland Learning Center in
(Credit: John Meore)

Eve Verde of the Rockland Learning Center in Pomona enjoys a trip to the pool with Ella, 6, Jack and Lucas, 5, at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

Margorite Lombardi and daughter Alexis, 8, cool off
(Credit: John Meore)

Margorite Lombardi and daughter Alexis, 8, cool off at the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

Visitors at the High Tor State Park in
(Credit: John Meore)

Visitors at the High Tor State Park in New City enjoy the pool to beat the heat. (July 18, 2012)

Lifeguard Tyler Aredt, 20, from New City, watches
(Credit: John Meore)

Lifeguard Tyler Aredt, 20, from New City, watches as visitors swim in the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

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A state park employee checks in guests to
(Credit: John Meore)

A state park employee checks in guests to the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

A state park employee tries to stay cool
(Credit: John Meore)

A state park employee tries to stay cool while checking in guests at the pool at High Tor State Park in New City. (July 18, 2012)

High Tor State Park in New City is
(Credit: John Meore)

High Tor State Park in New City is a spot for picnicking, swimming and hiking. (July 18, 2012)

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