Lake Activities

Bear Lake measures 18.3 miles long and 7.1 miles wide and covers approximately 109 square miles. With an average depth of 94 feet and a max depth of 208 feet, Bear Lake’s expansive clear, turquoise water and Utah’s long summer days and dry air are ideal for all kinds of recreation – boating, fishing, kayaking, waterskiing, wake boarding and stand up paddle boarding are just some of the favorite past times.

Water Sports

Bear Lake’s vast amount of space is perfect for boating, sailing, and water skiing. The large square footage of the lake will leave you feeling like you have the entire lake to yourself! Boat ramps are located is seven spots around the lake making it a breeze to launch boats, jet skis, and more. Looking for some Bear Lake fun, but don’t have recreation equipment? EPIC Recreation premiere watercraft rentals allows our guests to maximize their fun on both land and water. They offer boats, paddleboards, kayaks, guided lake tours, ATVs, sea-doos, scooters and more.

Visit EPIC Recreation or call (435) 946-EPIC for more information and rental options.


Those looking to take a break from water sports will not be disappointed. Bear Lake offers some tremendous fishing experiences and is home to wonderful trout and whitefish. A Utah or Idaho fishing license is valid for the entire lake and are available online at
The family can enjoy a full day of fishing fun by taking advantage of EPIC Recreation’s guided fishing tours. Before heading out check the fishing report and rent fishing gear from Pugstones Sporting.


Nicknamed the “Caribbean of the Rockies”, Bear Lake offers unforgettable white sand beaches that surround a large amount of the crystal blue water’s edge. With various beaches around the lake, there is plenty of fun in the sun to be had by all.

Located on the south side of Bear Lake, about 20 minutes from Conestoga Ranch, is Rendezvous Beach at Bear Lake State Park. With reservable group sites, pavilions, and a large day use area this is the perfect place for a beach getaway.

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North Beach Bear Lake State Park is located in Idaho on the north side of Bear Lake about 20 minutes from Conestoga Ranch. North Beach is an ideal swimming area with a two-mile-long beach and gradual slopes creating an expansive swimming area. Ramps are available for boaters and water skiers as well.

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