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Bear Lake is a natural freshwater lake on the Idaho–Utah border in the Western United States. About 109 square miles in size, it is split about equally between the two states; its Utah portion comprises the second-largest natural freshwater lake in Utah, after Utah Lake. The lake has been called the "Caribbean of the Rockies" for its unique turquoise-blue color, which is due to the refraction of calcium carbonate deposits suspended in the lake. Its water properties have led to the evolution of several unique species of fauna that occur only within the lake. Wikipedia


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Winter / Spring Private Rocky Mountain National Park Guided Tour

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Bear Lake Trailhead, Rocky Mountain National Park

Join us for a guided winter experience in our 3-row Subaru Ascent through the Rocky Mountain National Park on a 4 - 5 hour tour that is focused entirely on your party. On our tour, we'll see a waterfall (frozen during our snowy months), we'll drive up the famous Trail Ridge Road as far as it is opened for the season, if conditions allow, walk around a frozen Bear Lake or Sprague Lake, and you'll also visit the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center at the end of your tour. Minimum of 2 guests. *Micro spikes will be used instead of snowshoes and are included for your tour to keep you safe while walking on icy surfaces. We are only able to offer hotel pickup for guests in Estes Park or the small surrounding towns. If you're not staying near Estes Park, we can meet you at the free parking garage for the Estes Park Visitor Center for pickup.

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