9.2 out of 10


41.1550976246792 -74.1933705838178
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists


5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"One of the Safest Hamelts in All of Rockland County! Perfect for Families to Raise Their Kids"

Sloatsburg, NY---a hamlet of Spring Valley---played an important part in the American History as a place for troops to encamp while using the Ramapo Mountains and its Ramapo Pass as military route during the Revolutionary War. The Ramapo Mountains are now part of the beautiful, expansive Harriman State Forest, second in scale of all of NY's impressively gorgeous State Forests. It was first home to the Leni Lenape Native Americans and later became home to the area's first Dutch settlers. Today it is home to more than 3,000 people (as of 2010) and growing, attracting many travellers on Rt. 117, NYS Thruway, the Orange Turnpike (once a major Native American pass that ran through the Ramapo Mountains), and part of the Norfolk Southern Railway.

Today, there is the Metro-North Sloatsburg Train Station, which can take you to NYC, as well as part of the Port Jervis Line, which can take you to Hoboken, NJ. You can take the train from here to NYC's Penn Station and other places in NJ. Also available to travelers is the Number 93 of Transport of Rockland's major bus system.

Sloatsburg has a couple of fantastic restaurants: 5 star Sunnyside's Bar & Grill, as well as the Charater's Restaurant and Bar---both which offer fantastic American quisine during the day and the perfect atmosphere for a fun-filled night. Also check out 5-star rated Rhodes North Tavern off Rt. 117. It can also be found off Exit 15A while on the NYS Thruway. Find your favorite coffee drink at Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts and go food shopping at Auntie El's Farm Market (5 stars!). There's also the highly rated David's Sports Shop and everyone's favorite sandwhich shop, your neighborhood's Quizno's.

Kids who live in Sloatsburg attend the fantastic Ramapo Central School District which has a very fair 75% graduation rate. Sloatsburg is one of the safest places to live in Rockland County, as it has a very low crime rate. Homes here are an affordable $275,000. It's the perfect place for families to raise their kids in a safe, welcoming environment. Nearby affordable housing can be found in at Housing Opportunity for Growth. Sloatsburg is a fantastic place for students, retirees and anyone who pretty much wants to feel safe and live in a thriving, growing community with excellent transportation and fantastic convenient amenities for all.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers

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