Minnetonka Cave is a fascinating 9 room cave of stalactites, stalagmites, and banded travertine. Enjoy a 90 minute, half mile walk into this beautiful cave. Be prepared for the 400 steps down and up in the cave. Bring a jacket, since the cave is cool. The cave is located 9 miles up St. Charles Canyon.
A must see for any visitor to Bear Lake!
Open: Daily, from June to Labor Day, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
The Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located on the north shore of Bear Lake. Over 1,760 acres of marsh, open water and grasslands have been dedicated to preserving bird and wildlife habitats. The reserve is home of sandhill cranes, herons, snowy egret, white pelicans and a variety of duck. The Refuge has one of the largest Canadian goose producing areas in the western U.S. Walking trails take you to view the birds and other wildlife found at the Refuge. In many cases you can view many of these birds along with deer and moose just around town.
Bear Lake is renowned for the Bear Lake cutthroat trout. Lake trout (Mackinaw) including whitefish also inhabit the lake. Trolling and jigging from boats can be done throughout the year. Winter and spring months being the most productive. The experienced and persistent angler will find success any time of year. For those who like the idea of guided tours, will find experienced outfitters located in Garden City.
Scuba Diving is popular on the east shore of Bear Lake, where the water is 208 feet deep. The water is clear and there are some interesting caverns to explore! Equipment is not currently offered at this location so make sure you bring your own gear.
Bear Lake Dance Place
535 West just off Hwy 89 (Logan Rd)
Garden City, (435) 757-7777
If golf is your game we have you covered with three local courses to choose from. Two of these courses have spectacular views of Bear Lake and all three will challenge any golfer.
Bear Lake Golf Course, Garden City, UT
Bear Lake West Golf Course, Fish Haven, ID
Montpelier Golf Course, Montpelier, ID