Bear Lake Refuge lies in the mountain-ringed Bear Lake Valley in southeastern Idaho, north of the deep body of water that is the namesake of both the valley and the refuge. The refuge encompasses approximately 18,000 acres of the Dingle Swamp, a mosaic of bulrush cattail marsh, open water, and flooded ........more
Oregon Trail emigrants referred to the Massacre Rocks area as Gate of Death and Devil's Gate, but modern day travelers use terms like beautiful, serene, and restful to describe the park. the park is rich in Oregon Trail, geological, and natural histories.
Rich in history, pioneers used this area, ........more