Activities to do in Bear Lake


  • Watersport activities on the lake (boating, personal watercraft, wakeboarding, waterskiing)

  • Non-motorized lake activities (canoes, paddleboats, swimming, relax on beach)

  • Ride ATV’s in the mountains or on the beach

  • Jogging, hiking, and biking on the bike path or in the mountains

  • Two golf courses within 5 miles

  • Raspberry days festival first week in august

  • Western rodeos

  • Pickleville playhouse and chuckwagon dinner

  • Horseback riding

  • Minnetonka cave tours in St Charles Canyon

  • Historic sites throughout the valley

  • Visit the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier, ID

  • Scuba dive on the east side of the lake

  • Eat famous raspberry shakes in the summer

  • Excellent hunting and fishing in the area

  • Camping and Hiking

  • Visiting the nearby mountain lakes (Tony Grove, White Pine, Bloomington)


  • Ski or Snowboard at Beaver Mt. 15 miles away

  • Snowmobile along hundreds of miles of the famous “Bridgerland” trail system

  • Ice fishing, including the famous “Cisco fishing”

  • Sledding and Tubing at the “Sinks”

  • Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

  • Relaxing in a Cabin, or Soaking in a hot tub after a day of playing in the snow