Caribbean of the Rockies

Bear Lake West POA is a residential mountain community with breathtaking views of Bear Lake.

Bear Lake has been called the "Caribbean of the Rockies" for its unique turquoise-blue color, which is due to the refraction of calcium carbonate deposits suspended in the lake.

Bear Lake

A natural freshwater lake on the Idaho–Utah border in the Western United States. About 109 square miles in size, it is split about equally between the two states.

Bear Lake West Community

The Bear Lake West community consists of two homeowners associations: HOA & POA. This map identifies lots in both associations.

The Bear Lake West POA consists of 402 lot owners in Bear Lake West Plats B & C, which are accessible at the top of Loveland Lane. See page 2 on the linked map above.

The Bear Lake West HOA consists of 626 lot owners with property in Bear Lake West Subdivisions 1-10, which include Country Club Estates, the Golden Bear Condos , and Subdivisions 11-14 on Lakeside Drive. See page 1 on the linked map above.

We jointly own the Bear Lake West HOA/POA Amenities Association.

Our Community

  • Our Association

    Our association maintains our own water system and non-County Roads. Visit our Little Library at 9 Dutch Canyon Road to share favorite books with others.


    Members and member guests of the Bear Lake West community can enjoy beach access, pickleball, basketball, tennis, swimming pool, deck and hot tub. Cooper’s is accessible for food and beverages and the view of the lake is spectacular.


    With stunning views of Bear Lake on every hole you can't beat an afternoon spent on the golf course. Bear Lake West offers a challenging but fair layout to golfers of all skill levels. You will find exceptional service and exceptional course conditions everyday. We invite you play "Bear Lake's Best" at Bear Lake West


    Cooper's Restaurant & Sports Bar located on the beautifully scenic Bear Lake West golf course. Unique, fresh menu as well as $6 Kid's meals. Indoor, and outdoor seating, with a lively sports bar. Open year round. 208-945-2222