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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.
Total elevation gain: 595
Total elevation loss: 558
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Hiking or Walking Groups Nearby
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 Description: Hiking on Saturday Mornings throughout the year at various trails.
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
Deep Canyon Trail
Canyon Mouth Trail
Beaver Pond Trail
All trails at:
Little River Canyon National Preserve
DeSoto State Park.
Cherokee Rock Village
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Lake Guntersville State Park
Buck's Pocket State Park
The Pocket Recreation Area
Keown Falls and Johns Mountain Scenic Area
Talladega National Forest
Cheaha State Park
Bankhead National Forest
Group Description: This is a group for people who like to hike and who live in the general area surrounding Montgomery.
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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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