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Bear Lake State Park, Garden City

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  • Very relaxing and beautiful view. The reflection of the mountains on the lake water is just breathtaking. Nothing much to do like water sports during winter but we had some snacks next to it and hango...  more »
  • I took my 12 year old granddaughter for the 3 hour horseback ride at Beaver Creak and it was the best. She loved it and I loved sharing it with her. Our guide Brandy was awesome. She made it informati...  more »
  • If you haven't been to Bear Lake then I definitely recommend you make a trip. The water is crystal clear and beautiful. The lake is big enough that you can get away from the traffic if you like. The beaches at the state park do get very busy so I do recommend getting there early in the morning. They do have rental place for water toys and a small restaurant for quick bites.
  • Excellent for a winter visit with really interesting ice piles on the shores of the lake and tons of deer. Not recommended for camping but definitely awesome for sightseeing. When the lake freezes over then starts to thaw out the ice breaks up into thin sheets that look like glass pieces. Wave and wind action then pile these pieces up on the shore line into really interesting piles. Super cool. Also fun is to throw rocks out on to the ice because it makes this really cool sound and it can end up sliding way far.

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