Bear Mountain (Connecticut)

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Bear Mountain
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Bear Mountain
Highest point
Elevation2323+ ft (708+ m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence433 ft (132 m) [1]
Coordinates42°02′41″N 73°27′17″W / 42.0448138°N 73.4548423°W / 42.0448138; -73.4548423Coordinates: 42°02′41″N 73°27′17″W / 42.0448138°N 73.4548423°W / 42.0448138; -73.4548423[2]
LocationSalisbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Parent rangeTaconic Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Ashley Falls
Age of rockOrdovician
Mountain typeThrust fault; metamorphic rock
Easiest routeAppalachian Trail

Bear Mountain is a peak of the southern Taconic Mountains. It lies within the town of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the United States.


Erroneous inscription at summit

A panorama off a side of Bear Mountain.

See also[edit]


Mount Frissell, on which is located Connecticut's highest elevation, as seen from Bear Mountain
  1. ^ a b "Bear Mountain, Connecticut".
  2. ^ "Bear Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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