BEAR LAKE AREA ACTIVITIES
Whatever your preferred outdoor activity, the Bear Lake area is sure to have something for you to enjoy. The natural freshwater lake is home to many unique native fish and is a large enough body of water for all types of boating and water sports activities. The surrounding mountains and canyons provide dozens of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling or skiing. For those who enjoy being underground, there are also two caves close-by for exploration.
If you love horseback riding you'll find many trails in nearby Logan Canyon. Bring your own horses and find your way along miles of trails, or choose a guided leisurely ride guided by Beaver Creek Lodge.
Being one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the region, water sports are a huge draw and the lake gives plenty of room for all sorts of play including boating, water-skiing, wake-boarding, sailing, & swimming.
Are you a spelunker? Bear Lake valley offers two caves for you to explore: Minnetonka Cave located in St. Charles, ID, and Paris Ice Cave in nearby Preston, ID.
Dozens of trails and mild summer weather are the perfect combination for exploring the surrounding mountains. Grab your hiking boots or mountain bike, pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Is fishing your past-time? Anglers visit Bear Lake from all over looking for that trophy trout or one of several native species unique to Bear Lake due to the mineral composition of the water.
Whether you enjoy downhill or cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing or snowmobiling, Bear Lake Valley & nearby Logan Canyon offers many opportunities to enjoy the winter. Visit Beaver Mountain Ski Resort or find your on path through the surrounding mountains and canyons.