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Boating on Bear Lake, Utah

If you’re in search of the ultimate Utah boating destination, look no further!

Bear Lake is fondly known as “The Caribbean of the Rockies” and is the second largest natural freshwater lake in Utah at 20 miles long and 8 miles wide, with approximately 110 square miles of intense turquoise waters, sandy beaches and lakeside marinas. 

Nestled at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet, Bear Lake stretches across the border of Utah and Idaho and is a recreational paradise for water lovers with excellent watersports and some of the best boating in Utah, without the crowds!

Bear Lake is one of the best places in Utah for boating and water activities.

Glide the calm glassy waters on a paddle board as the sun rises, sail through the gentle lake breeze in the early afternoon or engage in hours of exhilarating fun with jet skis, waverunners, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, water trampolines, slides and so much more.

Then, end the day soaking up a perfect sunset on an evening lake cruise on a pontoon rental. The options are endless!

Bear Lake Boat Ramps

It’s easy to get on the water at Bear Lake with boat ramps and rentals located around the lake.

There are boat ramps at Idaho’s North Beach, Utah’s Rendezvous Beach and Bear Lake State Park with local outfitters ready to set you up with the perfect rental for your day of water activities on Bear Lake, Utah.

Bear Lake State Park Marina

940 North Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City

Tel: (435) 946-3343

Bear Lake State Park Marina is located on the west side of Bear Lake, 1 mile north of Garden City. The marina has a sheltered harbor with hundreds of boat slips, a five-lane boat ramp, boat rentals and day-use services for visitors to Bear Lake.

Bear Lake State Park Rendezvous Beach

1220 North Bear Lake Boulevard, Laketown

Tel: (435) 946-3343

Rendezvous Beach is located at the southern end of Bear Lake, approximately 2 miles northwest of Laketown. The calm, shallow waters of Rendezvous Beach are popular for SUPs, kayaks and canoes and motorized and non-motorized rentals are readily available for a day on the water.

Epic Marina

2410 S. Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City

Tel: (435) 946-2910

Epic Marina is based at the Epic Adventure Center on the western shores of Bear Lake and is home to a full-service boat ramp, public boat slips and a beach. This local public marina is quieter than many of the surrounding marinas with on the water rentals readily available.

North Beach Bear Lake State Park

3890 N Beach Rd, St. Charles

Tel: (208) 945-2325

If you’re heading to the northern end of Bear Lake in Idaho, North Beach is a two-mile long beach that is great for swimming with ramps available for boating and on the water activities.

Bear Lake Boat Rentals

Bear Lake has an abundance of outfitters and rental companies offering motorized and non-motorized rentals, guided tours and lessons to get active and enjoy the uncrowded turquoise waters of Bear Lake – power boats and pontoons, seadoos and sailboats, waverunners and jet skis, kayaks and paddleboards!

Whatever appeals to your level of adventure, you’ll find it here in Bear Lake, Utah.

Bear Lake Funtime

940 North Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City

Tel: (435) 946-5800

Bear Lake Funtime have a number of locations around the lake at North Beach, Rendezvous Beach, Bear Lake State Park Marina and Garden City. They offer motorized and non-motorized boat rentals, boat repairs and detailing, guided tours, a floating marina store for accessories, fuel dock and full-service grill.

Epic Recreation

201 N. Bear Lake Blvd. Garden City

Tel: (435) 946-3742

Epic Recreation has locations in Garden City, North Beach, Bear Lake State Park Marina and the Bear Lake Adventure Center. They offer tours, lessons and all kinds of boat rentals to maximize your fun on the water.

Bear Lake Rentals

2126 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City

Tel: (435) 946-8611

Bear Lake Rentals are located at the Blue Water Beach Resort on the western shores of Bear Lake. They have a choice of five rental boats, SUPs, kayaks, wakeboards and tubes for hours of on the water fun in Bear Lake, Utah..

Bear Lake Water Adventures

420 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City 

Tel: (435) 757-9003

Leo’s Bear Lake Water Adventures is located on the waters’ edge at Garden City Park and specializes in paddle board and kayak rentals, sales and instruction for the whole family. If you’re staying in one of our Bear Lake pet-friendly rentals, you can even bring your pooch!

Bear Lake, Utah is a popular vacation destination for family reunions and the long summer days draw visitors to the cool, calm waters for endless fun for all ages.

Whether you’re in search of action packed water activities or a tranquil fishing excursion on the bountiful waters, boating on Bear Lake will not disappoint and Bear Lake Premier Cabins have the ideal vacation home to take your Bear Lake vacation to the next level!