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March 27, 2015

Bear Lake KOA: A Great Place To Stay

Filed under: Camping,Places To Visit,Utah — Laura Moncur @ 7:29 am

Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling TravelBack in August 2012, we stayed for a few days at the Bear Lake KOA. It was such an idyllic visit that we still talk about that camping trip today. I can’t believe I never wrote about it here, so I am posting some of the photos we took on that trip.

Bear Lake is in Northern Utah and we had to go over the mountains with our Prius and the Duct Tape Palace for the first time. It handled it nicely, but we were anxious the entire trip. We were inexperienced towing anything bigger than the teardrop, so we were nervous the whole time. There was nothing to worry about, though, because we got to the campground easily and quickly.

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Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling Travel

It surprised me how organized this KOA was. They had activities and pancake breakfasts and so many things to do that we never actually went to Bear Lake. We just enjoyed ourselves at the campground the whole time.

Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling Travel

Like many KOAs, they had mini-golf, but this course was huge and beautiful. Most importantly, there was no charge to play, so we had a lot of fun without having to spend extra money.

Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling Travel

They also had bikes and surreys to rent. We rented a four person surrey, but Sean wanted to ride one of their bikes. He loves those low rider kind of bikes and I snapped this picture from the surrey as we drove down the street to the ice cream shop.

Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling Travel

There are a few places to eat in Bear Lake, but in August, they are all PACKED with people. Expect to wait thirty to forty-five minutes for food at any of the restaurants. It was yummy food, but this is one of those times when it might be better to just cook in the camper because there are just so many people wanting food at the restaurants there.

Bear Lake KOA August 2012 from Starling Travel

The wild raspberries from Bear Lake are famous, so their raspberry shakes are a high commodity. There was a huge line at the ice cream shop, but the shakes were worth it. Yum!

We had such a fun trip up to Bear Lake that I’m surprised we haven’t gone back. It was so nice and relaxing that I wish I were there now, except that right now, the temperature in Bear Lake is 34 degrees. Probably best to wait for summer for that trip!

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