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Bear Lake Regional Park

Admission Fee

Free

Documents

Bear Lake Regional Park Trail Map (PDF)

Swimmers Itch Information (PDF)

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Features

  1. BBQ Area (optional)
  2. Parking (optional)
  3. Picnic Shelters (optional)
  4. Playground
  5. Swimming Areas (optional)
  6. Tables (optional)
  7. Trails (optional)
  8. Volleyball (optional)
Bear Lake Regional Park is a 166-acre park located 15 miles north of Spokane, adjacent to SR-2 (Newport Highway) in a rural setting. The park serves the metropolitan areas and the more immediate residents of the communities of Chattaroy, Colbert, Elk, and the City of Deer Park. The spring-fed lake has a surface area of approximately 35 acres with associated wetlands and upland forest.

Amenities


The park has 175 parking spaces, 166 acres of park, play equipment, hiking trails, shelters, BBQ areas, and a swimming beach. There are no lifeguards, so swim at your own risk. The lake is also popular for fishing under special youth rules (see current fishing regulations).


Shelter Reservation


There are two picnic shelters at Bear Lake. Only the West Shelter can be reserved for a fee. For more information on reserving a shelter, visit our Special Events and Reservations Page.

The Bear Lake West Shelter is on the west side of the lake near the playground, volleyball court, restrooms, and lake access. The Bear Lake East Shelter is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Subfacilities

  1. Bear Lake West Shelter

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