Bloomington Lake

This small remote lake is located at the top of the mountain in a spectacular setting. Enjoy beautiful scenery of wildflowers, huge cliffs and 2 lakes. Bloomington Lake is a high elevation glacial lake with great trout fishing!

The last one-quarter mile is limited to foot travel only.  Trailhead opens July 1st every year. It is a Special Emphasis Area in the Caribou Revised Forest Plan for its unique geologic, ecological, botanical and zoological resource values. Please help us keep it pristine by staying on the trails and packing out your garbage.

The top of the trailhead has a pit toilet and picnic tables. There is a $5 fee to use the area. The fee envelop station is on the right a mile or so before you reach the trailhead.

Access is by Bloomington Canyon by high clearance vehicles only.

ATV, Snowmobile, Bike or Hike to Bloomington Lake!

View the Bear Lake CVB’s ATV, Snowmobiling, Mountain Biking and Hiking Trailhead page for directions to the parking lot near Bloomington Lake. View our ArcGIS interactive trail map.

US Forest Service Bloomington Lake Trail Information Website


Bloomington Lake, Preston Idaho 83263


42.1451373, -111.5755228


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