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The cavern is more than one-half mile long, and visitors will walk up and down 448 stairs one way – 896 round trip – as they visit the nine separate “rooms” or chambers. The largest of these chambers, the ballroom, measures more than 300 feet across and 90 feet high.

For many visitors, Bear Lake is famous for its pristine blue waters in the summers and miles of snowmobile trails in the winter. However, this area also has wonders that are not as easily seen unless you lace up your hiking boots and venture off the paved roads.

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According to history, Bear Lake and Bear River received their names from a trapper by the name of Donald MacKenzie who headed a group of 55 men and 195 horses from the Canadian Northwest Fur Company.

Recent news stories about bears get people thinking about these bruins. Almost every summer it seems the news reports a story about someone in Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks being mauled by a grizzly. Stories around black bear sightings around Bear Lake are becoming more frequent …

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When Frank Clark came to Logan Canyon, the legend of Old Ephraim, was already alive and strong. Frank had joined the Ward-Clark Sheep Company and was running sheep in the canyon all summer long. He went days without seeing another human, and that was the way he liked it. His friends were alw…

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