Bear Mountain Flats via Bridal Trail

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East Sector Lands

Bear Mountain Flats via Bridal Trail is a 7.2 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 7.2 km Elevation Gain: 138 m Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

walking

running

views

muddy

over grown

washed out

The East sector of Harrison Hot Springs is an undeveloped paradise of forest, meadows, streams and wildlife. There are a variety of trails that criss-cross the area. One of the better hikes begins near the base of Bear Mountain on LIllooet Avenue. The trail is fairly well marked, however the beginning trail skirts several houses before it leaves the residential area of Harrison behind. After heading due south for a little less than a kilometer the trail heads east to Bear Mountain and then follows the base of Bear Mountain for the remainder of the trail. This area can get quite mashy as it is a natural drainage area for the mountain and so waterproof shoes are a must if there has been rain recently. At the end of the trail you can either turn around and head back to make it a loop or follow MchPherson road to McCoombs Drive and take that back into town. If you choose this option you can do the short trail know as Spirit Trail which is a local treasure as it includes more than two dozen masks attached to the beautiful cedars in this forest.

running
11 months ago

Start at the south end and you will find your way to Lillooet Ave more easily than if you start from the north end, it is more difficult to find your way. A little running amongst some houses on the road. Add length by running lakeside.

hiking
Thu Jul 05 2018

The trail is now blocked off where it junctions East, about .75 k in from the start off Lilloet. Apparently there is another way somehow but we couldn't find it. A resident we encountered mentioned it was due to the crossover private property that led to the trail being blocked.

hiking
12 days ago

hiking
11 months ago

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