The reserve is home to sandhill cranes, herons, snowy egret, white pelicans and a variety of ducks and geese species. The Refuge has one of the largest Canada geese producing areas in the western United States. Walking trails take you to view the birds and other wildlife found at the refuge. The refuge is at the north shore of Bear Lake. The US Forest Service office is inside of the National California-Oregon Trail Center located at 322 North 4th St. in Montpelier.
On-site rentals of boats, Sea-Doo's, SUP boards, kayaks, water trampolines, UTV street legal side-by-sides, bicycles, etc. We have a floating marina store, fuel dock to gas your boat, full-service grill, drinks, and shakes. We offer guided fishing tours, boat repairs, boat washing & detailing, winterizations, and more.
St. Charles Canyon is 17 miles south of Montpelier, Idaho, on U.S. 89. At St. Charles, drive west into the canyon on Forest Road 412. Campgrounds include: St. Charles, Davis Canyon, Porcupine, Cloverleaf, Big Creek, and North Fork.
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Single group site on 3 acres. Available by advance reservation only. Youth groups encouraged, but not required.A-frame picnic shelter, Amphitheater, Culinary water, Tent sites and fire rings, vault toilets. ADA compliant campground being installed summer of 2010. Approximately 30 miles from Bear Lake, in Emigration Canyon.
Conestoga Ranch is a glamping Resort in Bear Lake, UT that offers the luxury of the American Safari Experience with all the amenities of a full-service hotel. The accommodations include well appointed hotel-style "Glamping Tents", some of which have en-suite bathrooms. The resort's Campfire Grill Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner along with weekly entertainment. The ranch's event tent accommodates large groups, meetings, family reunions and memorable "Glamping Weddings".
We offer burgers in beef, bison, and elk as well as REAL raspberry shakes! Stop by the Trading Post for you beach toys and rentals
This location is right on the waterfront. 12 RV Fully improved slots, common bathroom facilities, large private group camp site (capacity up to 100 people).
Rentals on the water for boats, jetskis, water tramp, paddleboards, etc
Bear Lake Valley Rentals & Management, Utah & Idaho. 1-18 Bedroom Condos & Cabins for small or large family or group reunions. Elk Ridge Lodge Bear Lake Lodge, Grizzly Bear Cabin & Fish Haven Lodge: Some with dining halls, game room, volleyball, beach access, beachfront, & some where RV’s & tents are allowed, etc.
Located on the beach, RV Park full and partial hook-ups, 20-30-50 amp service. Cabins, condos and hotel, outdoor and indoor spas, swimming pool, small conference facilities, handicap accessible, laundry, on-site boat rental at the beach.
A 52 mile loop around Bear Lake from Garden City Junction US 89 and Hwy 30.Mostly level, with small rolling hills and can be very congested on summer and holiday weekends.
A 4.2 mile paved trail from Harbor Village to Ideal Beach. This ride is a paved trail that follows highway 30 from Harbor Village to Ideal Beach. Wonderful views of the surrounding mountainside and some spectacular views of the lake.
On-site rentals of boats, Sea-Doo's, SUP boards, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, water trampolines, wakeboards, wakesurfers, UTV street legal side-by-sides, bicycles, etc. We have a full service grill on the beach with drinks and shakes. We sell beach & camping supplies, ice, firewood. Enjoy free sand volleyball courts. Parking allowed on the beach in low water years.