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Bear Mountain
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Bear Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 2323+ ft (708+ m)
Prominence 433 ft (132 m)
Location Salisbury, Connecticut, USA
State/Province US-NY
Parent range Taconic Mountains
Topo map USGS Ashley Falls
Age of rock Ordovician
Mountain type Thrust fault; metamorphic rock
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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