Bear Mountain Loop

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8.9 km
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424 m
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The Bear Mountain Loop is a forested hiking route just north of Mission, BC that can be utilized by either hikers or mountain bikers. This 8.9 km path climbs through a beautiful forest to the summit of Bear Mountain and provides nice views of the surrounding area. Try not to get lost on this dense network of trails!

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Route Description for Bear Mountain Loop

The Bear Mountain Loop is part of a dense network of hiking and mountain biking trails just north of Mission, BC that meander around the slopes of Bear Mountain. As there are a lot of intersecting routes, it’s best to bring a GPS or trail map in order to stay on the correct path. The trail sets out from the parking area next to Mill Pond and climbs through a scenic stretch of forest on the way to the summit.

Along the trail you will be able to take in the beautiful forest setting and look out over the Fraser Valley and its surrounding mountains from a scenic lookout. Continuing down the forested trail, you will eventually complete the loop and arrive back at Mill Pond. As this is a multi-use trail, make sure to keep an eye out for mountain bikes and remember to share the trail.

Getting to the Bear Mountain Loop Trailhead

To reach the parking area at Bear Mountain from Mission, drive north on Cedar Street for 3.2 km and turn left onto Dewdney Trunk Road. After 1.5 km, turn right to stay on Dewdney Trunk Road, where you will find the parking lot on your right in 2.8 km.

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