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Colorful bushes of mountain laurel surround the lake and can attract the Two-tailed Swallowtail butterfly.

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Artificial Rim Lakes create natural beauty

Scenic Bear Canyon Lake is one of the least visited of the Rim Lakes

Bear Canyon Lake gleams in the sunlight that slants through breaks in the afternoon pileup of thunderheads, deep, narrow, dramatic — and completely artificial.


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