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You can now RESERVE YOUR SPOT at North Beach by purchasing a Parking Day Pass.

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Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743


4772 North Beach RD, St Charles ID 83272


Day Use Only 7:00am – 10:00pm

Find over a mile of beach at the north end of the lake with some of the best sand Bear Lake has to offer. North Beach provides beach access, two boat ramps, a life jacket loaner station, picnic tables, and restrooms.

As a popular destination in the warmer months, North Beach often reaches capacity. To reserve a spot on the beach, purchase a Parking Day Pass up to 9 months in advance. 


  • No dogs are allowed 
  • No fireworks
  • No glass bottles on beach
  • No fires on beach (propane fire rings & charcoal grills are allowed)
  • No camping on beach

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Address: 25 East 300 North
St. Charles, ID 83272
Phone: (208) 945-2325
Hours of Operation: Day-use locations within state parks are open from 7 am to 10 pm, per Idaho state code 26.01.20 (5). Day-use hours may change based on park manager discretion.

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