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Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 477-4730
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Bear Lake Regional Park

Bear Lake Regional Park a 166-acre park located fifteen 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.

Key Services

Gates: West Gate Open 5/22 - 9/15; East Gate Open 4/15 - 10/15
Portable Restrooms: Available 5/22 - 9/15 Westside; 4/15 -9/15 Eastside
Trash Service: 5/22 - 9/15

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North 29601 Newport Highway (Highway 2)

List of Amenities:

175 parking spaces, 166 acres of park, play equipment, hiking trails, shelters, BBQ areas and swimming beach. No lifeguards - swim at your own risk. No entry fees for this year.

To find the latest fishing regulations, click here

To view and download the Bear Lake Trail Map, please click here.

For helpful information regarding swimmers itch, click here.

Shelter Reservation

There are two picnic shelters at Bear Lake. Both can be reserved for a fee. To reserve a shelter, click here.

The Bear Lake West Shelter is on the west side of the lake near the playground, volleyball court, restrooms, and lake access. Click below for more photos of the shelter.

The Bear Lake East Shelter is on the east side of the lake near the fishing dock and Bear Lake Loop Trail. Click below for more photos of the shelter.

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Click here for West Shelter Photos. East Shelter Slideshow West Shelter Slideshow West Shelter Slideshow West Shelter Slideshow