Canyonlands: Tales from Narrow Places

Scenic Bear Canyon

Posted in Northern Arizona & the Mogollon Rim by canyoneering on May 7, 2009

Bear Canyon 3BII
2.8 miles
Coconino National Forest, tributary of West Clear Creek


Bear Canyon is short and sweet with amazing narrows. After about a half hour hike to get to the narrow section the canyon walls close in and create beautiful waves in the stone. A couple rappels and a little bit of swimming and next thing know you are out of the canyon and in West Clear Creek.



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  1. […] Canyon, which I have descended twice before once during the day and once at a night, is a side canyon of West Clear Creek. It has a beautiful set of narrows with […]

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