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Bear Lake/Garden City KOA Campground

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The camp sites are a little cramped but they have lots of things to do and activities for kids and teenagers. They have a swimming pool, playground, jumpy thing it's kind of like a big trampoline. So many things we didn't even get to do them all. And is very close to some nice beaches at Bear Lake some great... More 

Thank Robert E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending the day on the lake this is a great place to stay for the night. During summer they do require multiple night stays up to 3 nights. Make sure you check before coming. We always rent a kamping Kabin that has power and AC. Helps us unwind from the day at the lake. They have a community kitchen... More 

1 Thank Andrew T
Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rented this bike and the lady at the bike shop was so unhelpful and Rude. Needless to say that we won't be back even though it was fun I just can't support businesses like this! I would go some where else here in Garden City if you just wanted a solo bike or Tandem.

Thank John C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in the campground. The activities are fun, and free! I understand that we have to wear wristbands to stay there, it wasn't that big of a deal. Id rather have a wristband on and know they won't get overloaded with non-campers crowding in on territory that we paid for. It was very kid and dog friendly.... More 

Thank Amy H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

By far my Favorite KOA to date!! This was our first time here. We had a bad KOA expierance in Jackson Hole KOA which is terrible, so to follow that with this amazing KOA made our trip! So many amenities for the kids, such a friendly staff, beautiful, clean, welcoming...absolutely the best. Thank you Bear Lake KOA!! We will be... More 

Thank Jayden C
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This was our first trip to Bear Lake & wasn't sure what to expect. The people at the KOA where more than helpful. So nice & friendly. There was a playground that the kids loved & activities on the weekend. There is a little store on the property and also a small gift shop. There is a bike path that... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This place has many activities for the kids. My three, ages 4 to 11 had a great time bouncing on the pillow, playing mini golf and riding their bikes around the campground. Yeah it's a KOA so you will be "camping" right next to your neighbors and they enforce quiet time but my experience was overall good. The front desk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there in our Fifth wheel and had to pay for each additional person staying with us. They pack you in as tight as possible so there is no privacy, luckily we had good "neighbors." On the upside, ATV trails are close, they have a fenced in dog play area, a small market, laundry facilities, playground and a swimming... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Check in was so slow and they attach uncomfortable plastic wristbands around everyone that must be worn during your entire stay. I felt like a prisoner. The campground was clean and did feel safe enough to just turn the kids loose, which was nice. The tent and trailer spots seemed to be practically on top of each other. The cabins... More 

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Bear L, Manager at Bear Lake/Garden City KOA Campground, responded to this review

We understand your concern. We have debated this subject often around the campfire. We get so many folks trying to come in and use restroom etc from the lake that are not guests to the KOA. Wristbands seems to be our only great solution. We would love to hear your ideas on a different option. Thanks for input More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Pros: The campground is very well maintained. Bathrooms and showers are clean. There are many activities for families with young children. There is a close by market with all the supplies you could need. Very accommodating. Cons: Very public camping. It is a bit crowded and noisy. Very rarely were there lines for the bathrooms and showers, but it happened.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bear Lake/Garden City KOA Campground

Address: 485 North Bear Lake Road, Garden City, UT 84028
Location: United States > Utah > Garden City
Price Range: $32 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Bear Lake/Garden City Koa Campground Hotel Garden City
Bear Lake/Garden City KOA Campground Utah
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