Bear Mountain reviews
Very well-marked trails. I went counter-clockwise so had to go up the steeps near the top. Which was better than going down them. The view from atop the rock pile at the top was great, had it not... more »
I’ve had Bear Mountain on my “hiking to-do list” for quite some time. Knowing it was the highest peak IN Connecticut made it more exciting for me. There’s a mountain in Connecticut with a higher... more »
Great view been there many times
Frustrating hike with a lot of gnats and mosquitoes at the beginning and end. The saving grace is the 1.8 miles following the summit on the AT, which offered bug-free views and a decent breeze. I went counterclockwise from the split. If you plan on doing a loop, this would be the safer route as the scramble to the summit is a nice push before the view. It would also be fairly difficult going down for most people. Alternately, you could stay to the left at the split and just retrace your steps from the summit (you won't be missing out on any views by doing this).
Plan your trip to Salisbury
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Salisbury
Trips to Bear Mountain by other users
8 days in Oakland & Salisbury BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Oakland Salisbury 8 days in Salisbury BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Catamount Mountain Resort Catamount Aerial Adventure Park Bear Mountain 9 days in Chester BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA Glendale Falls Keystone Arch Bridges Trail Chester Railway Station 9 days in Chester BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Glendale Falls Keystone Arch Bridges Trail Chester Railway Station 32 days in Connecticut BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Norwalk Mystic Hartford 8 days in Chester BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Chester