The Bear Lake Valley is a beautiful rural, historical and recreational paradise! Bear Lake is a large scenic lake often called “Caribbean of the Rockies” for its intense turquoise blue water. Jet ski across the turquoise water. Sail off into the sunset. Troll for huge mackinaw or cutthroat trout in Bear Lake or flyfish for rainbow trout in the many local mountain streams. Experience the rush of snowmobiling. Snow ski at two local ski resorts or enjoy the splendor of cross-country skiing. Enjoy birdwatching and wildlife.