At the junction of Rte. 44 and Rte. 41 in the center of Salisbury, follow Rte. 41 north for 3.2 miles to the hiker parking area on the left. The entrance to Undermountain Trail is just beyond the parking area.
TRAIL DIRECTIONS: To reach the summit of Bear Mountain, you will follow the blue blazed Undermountain Trail and the blue blazed Paradise Lane Trail to the white blazed Appalachian Trail. To descend, follow the white blazed Appalachian Trail to the blue blazed Undermountain Trail to the parking area where this loop began.
All white and blue double blazes in Connecticut are off set in the direction of travel with the top blaze. The entrance to the Undermountain Trail is just beyond the hiker parking area on Rte. 41. Keep to the trail's defined footway; travel in groups of ten or fewer, and carry out what you carry in.