Bear Mountain

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General Information


Trailhead Name: Bear Mountain Trailhead at Emerald Lake

Trailhead Description: This is a nice meeting point before the lake. From there people embark on hiking up or around Bear Mountain.

Parking availability at this trailhead is unknown

Parking spots: 0

Parking cost at the trailhead is unknown

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restroom availability is unknown

Routes and Trails You Can Travel

Route Name: Hike Around Bear Mountain

Route Description: We will hike around the mountain, and depending on how we feel, might climb higher or lower in elevation along the way.

Distance: 4.46

Total elevation gain: 595

Total elevation loss: 558



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Hiking or Walking Groups Nearby

Group Name: Hoofing Hikers

Group Description: Hiking in local areas surrounding Lafayette, Ga. on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sunday afternoons. Preferably within 30 mile radius of Lafayette. Any age or skill level as long as health will not prevent hiking. Hiking may be mainly walking or more strenuous, depending on the group\'s choice of sites. If interested in joining such a group, call Linda at 423-304-5441.

Group Name: North Alabama Hiking Club

Group Description: Hiking on Saturday Mornings throughout the year at various trails.

Group Name: Little River Hiking Club

Group Description: This is a group to hike and promote the trails of Little River Canyon and surrounding areas. We have a treasure of good trails in the area that need to be traveled, maintained and enjoyed. We will be scheduling hikes and trail maintenance days every week or so. Join us, Invite your friends! Trail list so far: DeSoto Scout Trail Eberhart Trail Deep Canyon Trail Powell's Trail Canyon Mouth Trail Beaver Pond Trail YCC Trail All trails at: Little River Canyon National Preserve DeSoto State Park. Cherokee Rock Village Yellow Creek Cloudland Canyon State Park Lake Guntersville State Park Buck's Pocket State Park The Pocket Recreation Area Chickamauga Keown Falls and Johns Mountain Scenic Area Lula Lake Pigeon Mountain Also: Talladega National Forest Cheaha State Park Dugger Mountain Sipsey Wilderness Bankhead National Forest

Group Name: Montgomery Alabama Hiking Group

Group Description: This is a group for people who like to hike and who live in the general area surrounding Montgomery.

Group Name: Birmingham Hiking

Group Description: A social group for people who like to walk and hike and live in the area of Birmingham Alabama.

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Past Hikes

eberhart hike | 63.2 km away

Date: Thursday, 6-30-2011

Description: it is eberhart!

Hike around Bear Mountain in Alabama in search for the hidden cave | 4.7 km away

Date: Saturday, 7-30-2011

Description: We will walk around the mountain and make a big loop. If the hikers are up for it, we will go higher or lower in elevation. Part of the hike theme will be to find a prehistoric cave that is rumored to be in the area.

North Alabama (To Be Announced) | 94.6 km away

Date: Saturday, 3-2-2013

Description: will discuss with everyone prior to hike.....please leave suggestions