The Bear River Heritage Area begins in the Bear Lake Valley and follows the Bear River to the Great Salt Lake. Visit their website to find a fascinating variety of natural, historical and cultural experiences found within the Bear River Basin of Northern Utah and Southeastern Idaho.
Explore the stories and adventures of emigrants who traveled the Oregon Trail. Travel back to 1849. Hear the story of Peg Leg Smith and his trading post. Visit with pioneers in their wagon train encampment at the Clover Creek grazing area. Hear their story. Learn about their dream. Some of the wagon ruts can still be seen. Allinger Community Theatre offers Theater Events and Concerts.
Dig and Keep Real Fossils with American Fossil
Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101
Dig and keep real fossils! American Fossil gives you the opportunity of a lifetime. Join us at the only quarry in the world where you can keep every fossil you find. Located less than an hour from beautiful Bear Lake, this is the perfect getaway for families, individuals, or even corporate groups.
This place of worship is recognized as one of the true pioneer landmarks of the West and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1889, this Romanesque Mormon tabernacle was constructed of red sandstone that had to be transported by wagon or sled from a quarry 18 miles away. A free, self-guided tour reveals intricate wood ceilings and stone carvings. A small museum houses heirlooms and objects of art left by the homesteaders. Guided tours are also available.