Island Park is the perfect escape for those looking for a holiday surrounded by forests, valleys, rivers and mountains. Yellowstone National Park is nearby.
Island Park holiday rentals are surrounded by miles of trails that are ideal for hiking, mountain biking or exploring on horseback. Half day and full day trail rides take visitors through forests and creeks and can be enjoyed by all ages. Enjoy the wild flower meadows in summer and the many historical landmarks such as Johnny Sacks Cabin. Hire a boat on the lakes or go fishing for a trophy catch. Float down the warm waters of Henry’s Fork of the Snake River on a tube and take in the scenery and glimspes of wildlife. In winter, the area is very popular for snowmobiling, sledding and cross country skiing in gorgeous scenery.
Places to visit from your Island Park holiday cabin should include Big Springs and Mesa Falls. The Pines is one of the best outdoor playgrounds in the northwest USA at any time of year. Yellowstone National Park is within easy reach and has over 3,700 square miles of breathtaking scenery as well as some amazing natural thermal activity. Checkout Old Faithful, the geyser which always attracts a crowd or see high waterfalls cascading down old lava flows. Wildlife spotting for deer, bison, bears, elk and moose are part of any visit. The spectacular “Grand Canyon” of Yellowstone is well worth a visit
Holiday rentals in Island Park, Idaho have hot summers and freezing winters with plenty of snow, particularly on the higher elevations. Daytime average temperatures in summer reach 33°C (92°F) with 13 hours of sunshine, but quickly drop to around 15°C (59°F) at night. From November to March, temperatures in the day range from 3-10°C (37-50°F) but drop well below freezing at night and have ample snow. The area has showers throughout the year.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Island Park is Jackson Hole (JAC) Airport which is 108 miles away. The best way to reach Yellowstone is by picking up a hire car from the airport and driving the remaining 108 miles along the ID-32 which takes about 2 hours 20 minutes. For international visitors to Island Park holiday rentals, Salt Lake City International (SLC) Airport is the nearest major airport. From there the drive time is 4 hours 45 minutes along the I-15 and US 20, a distance of 295 miles. Alternatively, a connecting flight to Jackson Hole can be made.