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Bear Lake Hiking Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Division No. 1, Manitoba, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.8 mi Elevation gain 137 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Fishing

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Forest

Lake

Views

Wild flowers

Muddy

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Getting There

Bear Lake traverses rocky ridges through jack pine stands. The head of the Bear Lake Trail is found on Hwy 44 13 kms east of Rennie. Overnight camping is not permitted. Rubber boots are recommended as the trail is often wet.

The head of the Bear Lake Trail is found on Hwy 44 13 kms east of Rennie.

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Mikayla Currie
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HikingGreat!Rocky

One spot at the end (rope to get up) that we had a hell of a time getting our agile golden retriever up.

Kaileigh Tod
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Hiking

First km is really over grown! Wear long pants forsure to avoid ticks/grass cuts! Pretty good hike! Really nice when you make it to the lake

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Carol Ploen-Hosegood
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HikingGreat!

Nice hike to a secluded lake, you travel across a little bit of everything. Over train tracks, through a marsh, into the woods, small scrambles up rocks to arrive a a lovely spot to camp by the lake. Lots of blueberries on the trail too for a sweet snack.

Moses Jerao
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HikingBugsFloodedMuddyWashed out

It's is very muddy and wet. It gets better half way into the hike. Becomes steep closer to the lake. Would hike again!

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Michelle I.
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Kevin Rempel
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HikingBugsFloodedMuddy

I did the trail today with some students it was very muddy and flooded in areas. You’ll be lucky if you don’t get a booter. The view by the lake is nice and some of the rock areas where you have to climb are fun.

Allia Froebe
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HikingBugsMuddy

Definitely very muddy- you will absolutely want proper waterproof boots and possibly some hiking sticks. More of a moderate trail for sure, cute little view of Bear Lake at the end of the line. Only recommendation is that there is a steep decline to get down to the actual water that some people may struggle with. Still a beautiful spot to stop for lunch and was not as busy as some other trails.

David Dobson
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HikingMuddy

Ticks are out! Knocked 3 off myself, and never went off the trail. Also one of the muddiest trails in the area but other than that its great! Hiking poles are a big help balancing yourself through the super muddy parts.

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Tomi Ojejinmi
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HikingMuddyRocky

Super muddy at the start but overall it's a great experience.

Svitlana M.
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HikingFloodedMuddyRocky

Great trail overall. Rewarding view of Bear lake at the end. I have enjoyed it . That’s very wet at the start. Good waterproof boots needed.

Ron Falk
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Backpacking

Beautiful day for a hike in to Bear Lake. The path was a little muddy at times with standing water in places. A lot of ice still on the lake but open at the shore. 18 others also thought it was a great idea. 50 minutes in to the lake.

Charlene Isfeld
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HikingIcyMuddySnow

Beautiful sunny day. Perfect time to go was 9am. Ground still frozen and on the way back just starting to get muddy. Well marked trail. Definitely coming back in the summer.

Alpine Daddy
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HikingIcySnow

A little nippy, a little slippery but overall a wicked trail. You’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of a tranquil Whiteshell lake. Better enjoy it before the creek floods your path out. At dusk we actually witnessed a pair of Greater White-fronted geese or specklebelly geese that had been resting in the meadow and creek just past the railway line. This trail was extremely icy in sections, so take care when crossing.

Sarah Ritchie
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HikingIcy

Went for a hike there yesterday. It was a lot of fun. It was icier than I thought it’d be for the time of year, but it was good because entrance way would have been flooded otherwise. Great elevation changes.

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