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The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch launches sales of alpine lake community at Bear Lake, Utah with enticing incentives for first five buyers

Garden City—The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch, a brand-new community of 34 modern, alpine lake cabins by the founders of Conestoga Ranch, rated among the Best Glamping Resorts in America in the 2023 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, has officially launched the initial phase of sales. Overlooking Bear Lake in Northern Utah, an area experiencing a surge in popularity, these turnkey, 2 bedroom/2.5 bath, 1,153-square-foot cabins come fully furnished, creatively designed, and well appointed, allowing owners and renters to enjoy Bear Lake’s year-round beauty and recreation. They also feature oversized driveways with full motor coach hookups and ample outdoor space for entertaining. 

The Founders Club, consisting of the first five buyers of The Outpost’s initial phase of 12 cabins, will be offered a $15,000 mortgage rate buy down and a discounted management fee on the cabin rental program for the first year after completion of the cabin. Owners and immediate family members will also be treated to a 50 percent discount on dining at Conestoga Ranch’s Campfire Grill, a hugely popular restaurant in Bear Lake. 

“The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch is the next evolution in outdoor resort glamping at Bear Lake, and we are pleased to move forward by offering introductory pricing of the first phase to families, couples, or individuals looking to create a forever home and family legacy at Bear Lake,” said Tom Hedges, co-founder of Conestoga Ranch. 

The five-star Conestoga Ranch on-site team will professionally manage the cabins, amenities, and nightly rentals integrated with the Conestoga Ranch reservations systems. This allows owners to enjoy carefree vacation home ownership as well as nightly rental income when not visiting their cabins. As a basecamp for outdoor recreation, these cabins are perfect for those who have been visiting Bear Lake for years and want to maximize leisure time and mountain and lake recreation.

“With private amenities and professional home management, we are making it easier than ever to own a piece of the alpine lake lifestyle. The progressive, modern design and private amenities are unlike anything that has ever existed in Bear Lake,” said Hedges. 

Available homesites with cabin buildout at The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch begin at $845,000. 

The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch will feature a clubhouse, fitness center, owners lounge, and boat parking for exclusive use by owners and renters. They can also enjoy the multitude of amenities at the adjacent Conestoga Ranch, including the Campfire Grill restaurant which is open year-round. The Outpost is ideally located one-quarter mile from Bear Lake’s $60 million marina expansion slated to begin this fall. allowing for easy access to abundant water recreation. 

The first phase consisting of 12 cabins listed with Summit Sotheby’s are now available for purchase with construction set to begin this fall. Introductory pricing starts at $845,000. Completion is scheduled for summer 2024 for immediate occupancy, enjoyment, and revenue opportunity. 

About The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch Located near the shores of Bear Lake, Utah, The Outpost at Conestoga Ranch is an enclave of 34 luxurious, alpine lake cabins developed by the founders of the iconic, award-winning Conestoga Ranch glamping resort. Characterized by modern farmhouse design, the turnkey cabins are available for purchase and will be professionally built and managed on-site. Poised to debut in 2024, the year-round community will feature an array of upscale private amenities and services for the exclusive use of owners and renters. To learn more, visit


Hilary Reiter Azzaretti 

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