Bear Mountain (South Dakota)

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Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain is located in South Dakota
Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain
Location in South Dakota
Highest point
Elevation7,166 ft (2,184 m)  NGVD 29[1]
Coordinates43°52′12″N 103°44′39″W / 43.8699809°N 103.7440858°W / 43.8699809; -103.7440858Coordinates: 43°52′12″N 103°44′39″W / 43.8699809°N 103.7440858°W / 43.8699809; -103.7440858[2]
LocationPennington County, South Dakota, U.S.
Parent rangeBlack Hills
Topo mapUSGS Berne
Easiest routeHike

Bear Mountain is a mountain located in western Pennington County, South Dakota. It is the 3rd highest point in the Black Hills. There is a fire lookout tower on the summit.[3]


  1. ^ Berne quadrangle, South Dakota (Map). 1:24000. 7.5 Minute Topographic. USGS.
  2. ^ "Bear Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Sheriff, Eliana (July 23, 2015). "Bear Mountain Lookout Tower stays active during summer months". KEVN-TV. Retrieved July 24, 2015.