Bear River Heritage Area


Blessed by Water, Worked by Hand

The Bear River Heritage Area straddles the Idaho-Utah border where the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains meet. It is home to the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation, a strong agricultural economy, history-laced landscape, Mormon history, the Oregon Trail and abundant natural beauty.

This website is your guide to a fascinating variety of natural, historical and cultural experiences found within the Bear River Basin of Northern Utah and Southeastern Idaho. Let us share how this land and these people have enriched our lives with Experiences, Heritage Sites, Lodging, Restaurants, and Shopping.

Heritage Region Experiences

Bear River Heritage Area ExperiencesExperiences – Discover Heritage Experiences that reflect local culture, past and present
Heritage Sites of HistoryHeritage Sites – Explore structures where Mormon pioneers and Oregon Trail settlers lived and worked, or where historical events occurred
Lodging in Idaho and UtahLodging – Stay in quality heritage lodging, such as Bed and Breakfasts in historic buildings
Restaurants in Northern Utah and Southeast IdahoRestaurants – Dine where locally produced products are served and local culinary culture is expressed
Shop for Heritage ItemsShopping – Buy products hand made of local materials or using traditional techniques
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