Bear Lake Utah is a lake located in the northeast area in Utah, United States. The lake straddles Utah and Idaho.
Bear Lake has the nickname "Caribbean of the Rockies" because the lake has an intense turquoise blue color. It is primarily a tourist area with the summers being more popular than the winter. The economic hub of the area is Garden City, Utah.
The Salt Lake City International Airport is 125 miles from Bear Lake. Follow I-15 north to Brigham City and continue north on US-89 through Logan into Logan Canyon.
Bear Lake is most frequently visited as a lake for boating, waterskiing, and riding seadoos. The surround hills have trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATVs and UTVs.
During the winter the area boasts 100s of miles of top rated groomed snowmobile trails. Also nearby is the Beaver Mountain Ski Resort.
- The Lodge Motel, 10 South Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City, UT 84028, ☎ 435-946-3271, . checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11AM. The Lodge Motel is situated in the center of Garden City, Utah on the shore of Bear Lake. All of Garden City's shops and eateries are within a short walking distance from the motel. Pet friendly rooms offered year-round. Older motel and this the least expensive place to stay in town. $63-$119.
- Bear Lake Cabin Rentals, 10 South Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City, UT 84028, ☎ 1-888-648-0538, . checkin: 4PM; checkout: 10AM. Offering condo, cabin, and beachfront rentals that sleep from 2-100 people.
- The Sunrise Resort, 865 North Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City, UT 84028, ☎ 435-946-9799, . checkin: 4PM; checkout: 10AM. Usually rented as a large family reunion or corporate getaway, but during the slow seasons it is possible to rent individual rooms. Built in 2014 and nice. Close to the main Marina on Bear Lake.
- Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, 69 North Paradise Parkway, Bldg A, Garden City, UT, 1-800-448-2327, . Find more information about Bear Lake.