Bear Lake, in northern Utah, straddles the Idaho border. The area around the lake is home to Bear Lake State Park and is a popular place to camp. The lake is nicknamed "the Caribbean of the Rockies" because of its turquoise waters and white sand shores. The Bear Lake area offers a variety of activities including water skiing, boating, fishing, hiking and biking.
Bear Lake/Garden City KOA
This KOA campground offers a convenient place for RV and tent campers. The campground also offers 31 cabins on-site, which include one-room, two-room and deluxe cabins. Facilities include a pool, kids' wading pool, tennis court, ping pong and pool table. A KOA grocery store is also located at the campground. The campground offers activities like hayrides, scavenger hunts and bicycle rentals. ATV trails are easily accessed from the campground. Pets are allowed, though some dog breeds are prohibited.
Bear Lake / Garden City KOA
485 North Bear Lake Rd.
Garden City, UT 84028
Bear Lake Traveland RV Park Camground
The Traveland RV Park Campground offers pull-through campsites for RV camping. Full RV hook-ups are offered at each site. Facility amenities include a playground, basketball court, volleyball court, showers and laundry facilities. The campground also offers wireless Internet access. The season runs from May 15 through September 15. Pets (on a leash) are allowed.
Traveland RV Park
325 West 200 North
Garden City, Utah 84028
Rendezvous Beach Campgrounds
Rendezvous Beach is located on the southern shore of Bear Lake and is home to three state park campgrounds: Big Creek, Birch and Cottonwood. Each campground has restrooms and hot showers. Utility hook-ups are available. Big Creek offers 46 campsites up to 75 feet in length. Birch offers 60 campsites up to 70 feet in length. Cottonwood is home to 37 campsites that are all 18 feet long. The beach is located near each of the campgrounds.
Bear Lake State Park
1030 N Bear Lake Blvd.
Garden City, UT 84028
Sunrise campground is located six miles west of Bear Lake on U.S. Highway 89. The campground is located at an elevation of 7,800 feet and includes 27 campsites. Flush toilets are offered at the site and firewood is available from the campsite host. Campsites accommodate up to eight people and two vehicles. Reservations must be made four days in advance. All sites are non-electric RV sites and allow for a maximum vehicle length of 35 feet.
Wasatch Cache National Forest