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“Spectacular views”
Review of Bearfence Mountain

Bearfence Mountain
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Owner description: Popular scenic area.
Orlando, Florida
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455 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Spectacular views”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Bearfence mountain offers spectacular views. The family and I had a great time taking pictures in the park.. I recommend videotaping the experience.. Photos can do it no justice..

Visited June 2014
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Forked River, New Jersey
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Such a thrill!”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

You got to love the rock scramble. You get to hike part of the AT and then climb up and over rocks to a 360 degree view. Best part is there are no small children and pets are not allowed so it's a peaceful hike.

Visited June 2014
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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pictures cannot capture the beauty and tranquility of these views.”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We went in may and I don't think we could have picked a better weekend it was absolutely breath taking. You can hike this trail two ways one involves a bit of an elevation and the other involves some climbing, But don't let that discourage you because the views are def worth the hike!! we have a 10 month old that we took along with us in a front carrier, if that gives ya an idea of the difficulty.

Visited May 2014
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Sutton, New Hampshire
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176 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Rocky, short, fun hike with a great view”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We hike a decent amount as a family, and this was a pretty easy hike (due to the short distance), but there were a lot of rocks to climb over.

The views were great.

We did this with our 7, 9 and 11 year olds. The older two loved it, but the younger one was a bit scared and needed some help.

Do not do this hike if it has been raining recently. There are places where you could fall and get seriously hurt.

The hike took about 80 minutes, and we would definitely do it again.

Visited April 2014
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Short Hike-Max Reward”
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This can also be accurately described as a scramble for the bit to reach the rocks where most people stop for photos and a little break. I would not recommend this for folks who are not limber enough to scramble up jagged rocks and ledges. Small children will not be able to climb some of the areas due to limited reach.

This hike has one of the best effort put in to what you actually get out of it. Round trip it is easily done in 30 minutes. To the top of the rocks and back to the road 20-25. Very fun hike! My wife and i do this multiple times a year while on the Skyline hiking other areas. Can be busy on saturdays and holidays.

Visited November 2013
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