DescriptionSeat of Bear Lake County, Paris was settled in 1863 by Mormon pioneers who believed they were in Utah until the boundary was surveyed in 1872. The City of Paris Museum, 34 Main St., displays local artifacts, memorabilia and historical photographs; phone (208) 945-9606 from Memorial Day-Labor Day, or (208) 945-2253 rest of year.
The Bear River Range west of town has several remote points of interest. Six miles down the gravel Paris Canyon Road is Paris Springs; Paris Ice Cave is another 6 miles up the canyon. The cave is usually accessible by mid-July; contact the ranger station in Montpelier for more information at (208) 847-0375.
Things to SeeParis Tabernacle