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Bear Lake State Park reviews
We opted to go the few days before Labor Day weekend and it was perfect! The weather was warm and the views were amazing. We came up the park city/east side of the lake and went home on the Logan... more »
The best place to visit. The water is chilly as expected but it's beautiful and clear water. If you are looking for a beach, the Idaho side is cheaper ($5 for day use) and had more beach. Get there early for a decent spot. Best raspberry shakes at the local shops. I had several.
It's Utah's ocean. Only 2 hours away from Salt Lake, the beach and water are great in August! We come every year with a group and love it! Water skis are fun with some big waves. The wind usually picks up about 2pm and stops around 7pm.
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