Bear Mountain (Kern County, California)

Coordinates: 35°12′17″N 118°38′17″W / 35.204779653°N 118.638074522°W / 35.204779653; -118.638074522
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Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain is located in California
Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain
Location in California
Bear Mountain is located in the United States
Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain (the United States)
Highest point
Elevation6,916 ft (2,108 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence2,600 ft (792 m)[2]
Coordinates35°12′17″N 118°38′17″W / 35.204779653°N 118.638074522°W / 35.204779653; -118.638074522[1]
LocationKern County, California, U.S.
Parent rangeTehachapi Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain - High above California's Central Valley.
Looking West From Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain is a peak in the Tehachapi Mountains, near Tehachapi, California.

The mountain is north of Bear Valley Springs, and west of the Tehachapi Loop, a spiral on the railroad line through Tehachapi Pass. California condors, mountain lions, mule deer and bobcats can be found among the sugar pines trees.[3]

Much of the mountain is on land owned by The Nature Conservancy.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Bear". NGS Data Sheet. National Geodetic Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce. Retrieved 2009-03-06.
  2. ^ "Bear Mountain, California". Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  3. ^ Sahagún, Louis (2021-12-24). "Conservationists create a vast home on the eco-range for wildlife north of L.A." Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2021-12-24.
  4. ^ "Tehachapi – Bear Mountain, Project ID: 2019229".

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