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Great views and the water is amazing

You have to go see the amazing colors of the water! We are definitely coming back and getting on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
My Favorite Lake

I am not a lake person - that's what I say - except for Bear Lake. The water is clear blue and... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Scenic lake stretching 20 miles along the Idaho border.
940 N Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT 84028
+1 435-946-3343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lake, Our one regret, which haunted us throughout the rest of our trip, was that we never managed to stop to get a raspberry shake! Don't make the same mistake we did!

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to go see the amazing colors of the water! We are definitely coming back and getting on the water next summer! The views around the lake are spectacular.

Thank ted575
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I was very disappointed with the customer service of the State Park. The place is beautiful, but the white haired lady was the rudest person I've ever met in this country. She had such a poor attitude and so hostile behavior with several people in...More

1  Thank Sandra R
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I am not a lake person - that's what I say - except for Bear Lake. The water is clear blue and clean. The beach is sandy and kind of soft. No funny stuff lurking or growing around in the water - it's more like...More

1  Thank NeuAdventures
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Stunning vistas and a good explanation of the geology of he area are available here. Very glad our Insight Tour stopped here. Recommended.

Thank Joe N
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to visit with kids, good beach, lots of things to do like kayaking, boating, fishing, BBQ etc. Very clean waters

Thank Pradeep B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy several long weekends every summer at Bear Lake. UT State Parks pass is accepted & facilities are good. You can rent from the marina, get fuel, use restrooms, everything you need. Facility is clean & well kept. If you arrive early you can...More

Thank Tink0707
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was my first time to Bear Lake and we loved the lake and the clear blue water. We found that the north shore of the lake was the best for hanging out and also had a very long shallow section for kids to play....More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We drove our new motorcycle to Bear Lake to get a raspberry shake over Raspberry Days. The place was packed with people, which I don't think the area is really prepared for that many people at one time...it was just too crowded. Shakes went up...More

2  Thank Becky H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Added this drive on our trip from Salt Lake City to Jackson and loved it. It was a little hazy the day that we drove which muted the color of the lake but we still really enjoyed the drive.

Thank tnvol93
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June 14, 2018|
Response from Woodpecker48 | Reviewed this property |
Have some raspberry shakes and play in the snow.
June 12, 2018|
Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
You could expect anywhere from good to extremely poor driving conditions at that time of year. Depending on the weather and snow pack at that time you could expect some winter activity. Make sure you check the weather and be... More