Bear Lake State Park

Conestoga Ranch
Bear Lake Lodging

Open Water Swimming in Utah

Salt Lake Open Water (SLOW) 
SLOW is a USMS club operated under the Utah Masters LMSC.  The focus of SLOW is on open water swimming, having fun and making new friends.
Wasatch Front Polar Bear Club 
The Wasatch Front Polar Bear Club swims year-round at various spots along the Wasatch Front.  The WFPBC also host the annual New Year's Swim, an open water swimming race held at the Great Salt Lake on New Year's day.
Utah Open Water 
Utah Open Water is a blog that provides information related to open water swimming in Utah.

Local Open Water Events:

Bear Lake Monster Swim
An annual swim across the width of Bear Lake, open to solo swimmers and 2-6 person relay teams.

Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim 
The Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim is a race in the extremely salty waters of the Great Salt Lake.  The race has 1-mile, 5K, 10K and relay options and is open to wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers.
Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim 
The Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim takes place in the beautiful mountain setting of Deer Creek Reservoir.  Race distances include 1 mile, 5K, 10K and 10 miles and is open to wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers.  All participants are required to provide their own kayak support.