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August 27th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments


“Bear Lake is a natural freshwater lake on the Utah-Idaho border in the Western United States. It is the second largest natural freshwater lake in Utah and has been called the “Caribbean of the Rockies” for its unique turquoise-blue color, the result of suspended limestone deposits in the water. Its water properties have led to the evolution of several unique species that live naturally only within the lake. Bear Lake is over 250,000 years old.
Originally named Black Bear Lake by Donald Mackenzie, an explorer for the North West Fur Company who discovered the lake in 1819, the name was later changed to the current Bear Lake. The lake is a popular destination for tourists and sportsmen and the surrounding valley has gained a reputation for having high quality raspberries.” Quoted From Bear Lake (Idaho-Utah) on Wikipedia.org. Photos by Dave Densley taken on Garden City Shoreline of Bear Lake August 2009.

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