The Island Park, Idaho area is teaming with both summer and winter activities. From our famous Island Park snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing to our renown Island Park, Idaho fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and scenic walking, you may not want your days here to ever end.

Of course you will want to check out our Island Park Cabins or perhaps our Yellowstone Cabins as your base of operations. Be sure to book fairly early as Island Park Vacation Rentals are increasingly high in demand due to Island Park’s proximity to Yellowstone National Park. You can reserve up to 3 years in advance to secure your perfect lodging getaway.

Historical Sites

Largest Volcanic Caldera
Big Springs
Continental Divide
Historic Henry’s Lake
Mesa Falls
Jonny Sacks Cabin at Big Springs
Coffee Pot Rapids
Harriman State Park
Island Park Summary
Nez Perce Indians
Earthquake Lake “Quake Lake”
Island Park Reservior
Old Union Pacific Rail Road
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world’s most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
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Yellowstone IMAX Theater

“You haven’t experienced Yellowstone until you’ve been to the Yellowstone IMAX Theatre.” OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND….. Located at the west entrance of the Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Imax Theatre is a “must see” on your travel itinerary. Far more than just a theatre, the Yellowstone IMAX Theatre offers a rare educational opportunity. Through the stunning IMAX film “Yellowstone” as well as displays located in the lobby, visitors can see the true yellowstone as it is today and as it was a hundred and 100,000 years ago. The IMAX film
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West Yellowstone Snowmobile Expo

The 28th annual West Yellowstone SNOWMOBILE EXPO is where Arctic Cat, Skidoo and Yamaha will unveil their new 2019 snowmobile lines to the public for the 1st time in the Rocky Mountain West! The Western States Vintage Snowmobile Association Annual Show will bring a blast from the past with unique vintage snowmobiles to West Yellowstone, MT. It’s one of the largest gatherings of vintage and antique snowmobiles. Vintage racing will return again with the oval races. Come Saturday for the thrills of the power sports with UTV Show 7:00PM with two
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Virginia City, Montana

The history of Virginia City, Montana is important to the State of Montana and to its residents because Virginia City was the birthplace of Montana and the cradle of much Montana and United States History. The history of Virginia City, Montana is important to the entire United States because strategic events were worked out in Virginia City during the Civil War. That History begins on 16 June 1863 with the registration of the town site of the new settlement as “Verona”, their spelling of Varina, the wife of the President
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Sports Rentals

Contact area businesses who have the recreational vehicle for you! No matter if you want to ride the trails on an ATV, snowmobile in the winter or cruise the water in the summer they have a machine for you!!! Mt. Mayhem 208-558-7390 Island Park Adv. 208-558-7581 High Mt. 208-558-9572
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River Rafting

Daily whitewater rafting adventures or scenic floats. The closest rafting to West Yellowstone and Old Faithful, we are located perfectly for those visiting Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana. Come experience the best! Wild West Rafting Call 406-848-2252 – 220 W Park Street, Gardiner, MT Geyser Whitewater Expeditions Call 406-356-9031 – 46651 Gallatin Road, Big Sky, MT Mack’s Inn – River Float Trips Call 208-558-7272 – 4292 N. US Hwy. 20 Island Park, ID
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Playmill Theater

The Playmill Theatre is located in beautiful West Yellowstone, MT. 2010 marks 47 years of the finest family entertainment.
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Mesa Falls

Beginning in gently rolling farmlands, dipping into a tumultuous river confluence, and traveling over the rim of the nation’s largest volcanic caldera, Mesa Falls Scenic Byway takes you through some of southeastern Idaho’s most compelling scenery. In addition to enjoying breathtaking vistas along the route, devotees of intermountain recreation find countless activities to indulge their passions on the route’s 27 miles. Originally a popular path to Yellowstone National Park, the byway offers plenty of reasons to justify a trip in itself. Your journey begins in the rural town of Ashton.
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Mack’s Inn Playhouse

Located in the heart of Island Park, the theatre at Mack’s Inn has become a family tradition for many. Formerly Mack’s Inn Dinner Theatre, the Mack’s Inn Playhouse has launched into a new direction offering fresh family musical parodies.
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Horse Back Rides

These trips are the most beautiful rides in the world! The trails are steep, but not dangerous. We ride up onto the high mountain ridges and down into the deep ravines. We usually see wildlife and even in late summer there are still wild-flowers blooming up that high! These rides are fantastic! We conduct our rides to satisfy the desires of our guests which include things like rate of travel. You’re in control, you set the pace. Bring your camera! * 9:50 a.m. Half Day Trips 3 Hrs @ $70.00
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Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center’s primary mission is to provide visitors to the Yellowstone area an opportunity to observe, learn & appreciate grizzly bears & gray wolves.   For your convenience Save time and buy your tickets today! When purchasing tickets online your ticket confirmation will be included in your cabin confirmation that will be emailed to you. Please print out two copies so you can give a copy to the attendant for your activity…. Its that simple! Feel free to call us with any questions call 208-558-9675 The
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Grand Targhee Ski Resort

The Grand Targhee Resort is a full-service, self-contained, year-round resort located just a beautiful one-hour drive from Jackson Hole, in the heart of Wyoming’s majestic Teton Mountains.
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Fly Fishing in Island Park, Idaho

The Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, named after Andrew Henry known for discovering and exploring the area in the early 1800s, is arguably one of the finest trout streams in the lower forty-eight states. In fact Trout Unlimited voted the Henry’s Fork the number one stream in the country. The upper section of the Henry’s Fork is formed where Henry’s Lake Outlet, a lightly fished meadow stream bound by willow trees, meets Big Springs, the primary source of water to the Henry’s Fork. Downstream from where the Outlet is
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Enchanted Forests Gift Baskets

We specialize in personalized gift baskets for all occasions! Baskets are made especially for you the day you arrive to guarantee the best in quality and freshness! Here at Enchanted Forest Gift Baskets we specialize in happy smiles and yummy goodies!   Large Gift Baskets $200.00 Medium Gift Baskets $150.00 Small Gift Baskets $100.00   *After adding a gift basket to your cart. We will call you And go over the details with you. You pick the theme the contents to make your gift basket extra special! If you need
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Cave Falls

From Ashton, ID, take State Rt. 47 east 5.3 miles to Yellowstone National Park/Cave Falls sign. Turn right at sign and go 18.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: After 5.9 miles, the access road enters Targhee National Forest and becomes Forest Rt. 582 with gravel surface. After 16.7 miles, the road becomes paved again upon entering Wyoming. Overall, access to the campground is on RV friendly roads.
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Camping

There are many beautiful campgrounds around the Island Park area. There is a campground available that will suit your needs.
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Calendar of Events

Island Park Area Chamber of Commerce calendar of events.
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Big Springs

Big Springs is one of the headwaters of the Snake River. Located in Island Park, Idaho, this large springs gushes forth large volumes of crystal clear water. Big Springs is known for two things. First, the large trout that are visible from the bridge. Visitor love to feed the fish. Second, for Johnny Sacks cabin. It’s a River’s Birthplace One hundred and twenty million gallons of pure water a day — enough to meet the water needs of a million people — surge out of the ground here. A short
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