Bear Lake is a picturesque alpine lake located in the Rocky Mountains of northern CO near Estes Park. The lake sits at an elevation of 9,475 feet and is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, including Hallett Peak, Flattop Mountain, and Longs Peak. It's surrounded by a number of hiking trails that vary in length and difficulty, offering something for hikers of all skill levels. The trails provide access to scenic overlooks, waterfalls, and other natural attractions in the area. In addition to hiking and fishing, Bear Lake is also a popular spot for picnicking and wildlife watching.