National Wildlife Refuge System

BEAR LAKE
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

322 North 4th St.
Montpelier, ID, 83254
Phone: 208-847-1757
E-mail: Annette_deKnijf@fws.gov

OREGON TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • A place to reflect and refresh
National Historic Trail

The Oregon Trail was the pathway to the Pacific for fur traders, gold seekers, missionaries and others.

RAINBOW HUNTING BLIIND TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.08 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 0.9
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Wildlife photography
  • That honk you hear is natural

RAINBOW TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.35 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.6
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Take a walk on the wild side
  • That honk you hear is natural

Bear Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

Trails By Length

Last updated: October 28, 2010