Bear Mountain (Connecticut) facts for kids

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Bear Mountain
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Bear Mountain
Elevation 2323+ ft (708+ m)
Prominence 433 ft (132 m)
Location
Location Salisbury, Connecticut, USA
Range Taconic Mountains
Topo map USGS Ashley Falls
Geology
Type Thrust fault; metamorphic rock
Age of rock Ordovician
Climbing
Easiest route Appalachian Trail

Bear Mountain, is a prominent peak of the southern Taconic Mountains. It is in the town of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the United States. It is the highest mountain summit in the state of Connecticut. The highest point in the state is on the south slope of Mount Frissell.

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