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Beautifully Appointed, Cedar Log Cabin, Open Year Round, Friendly Hosts!

Bedrooms 3
Space 980 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cedar Home in Central IP location, Bring all your 'toys' Year Round Fun for all!

Welcome....Thank you for stopping by.....


Located in the heart of Island Park winter fun.....Beautiful Canadian Red Cedar Cabin on 1 acre wooded lot, with plenty of parking for all your vehicles and recreational toys.

Our Home is very comfortably furnished, with an open main living area: 3 bedrooms ( Gold, Green & Blue.) We supply all the matching linens, towels etc in each room, with extra towels and beach towels in the bathroom. The single bath has a tub/shower with safety rails, and lots of room for your toiletries in the closet. The cabin sleeps 6 however, we are not set up to accommodate very young children, we do allow some exceptions, please ask in advance. Thank you for your understanding! The kitchen has full service for 8 people including; dinnerware, silverware, glassware, serving, prep and cooking utensils, storage ware, nice cookware, blender, Belgian waffle iron, toaster, toaster oven, crock pot and coffee maker. Basic Staples are provided. Please Note: We don’t have a dishwasher, dishes will need to be washed by hand ;-) Oven/stove combination is gas-fired (propane) for the culinary chef in your party.

Stacking washer/dryer with laundry supplies, iron and ironing board and fold out drying rack are all provided.

For your indoor entertainment, there’s Satellite TV and Wireless Internet. Flat screen TV's & DVD in both the Living Room and the Gold Bedroom. We have some DVD’s on hand, rentals are available nearby. We also provide a selection of books, card games and board games. Everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Though you'll be tempted to, please don't stay indoors all the time. Island Park has so much to offer, and Yellowstone & Grand Teton Parks are close by. West Yellowstone is 23 miles or 30-45 minute drive depending on traffic. We know you’ll have a very comfortable visit, we’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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Sheri Hall - Managing Partner
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About Sheri Hall - Managing Partner

Our family is originally from Southern California. I'm the oldest child and have a brother 9 years younger. Our parents, both being educators, had summers off and chose to spend them in Island Park. We eventually moved to Bozeman Montana,

Where my brother and I both graduated from Bozeman High School and Montana State University. Additionally, I went on to earn an advanced degree from University of North Carolina. 5 years ago circumstances changed within our family, and I decided to turn our family home into a vacation rental. I love people and enjoy interacting with our guests. We'd love to have you visit our lovely home, and enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities of Island Park and Yellowstone. I look forward to hearing from you! ~Sheri

Sheri Hall - Managing Partner purchased this cabin in 1961

Why Sheri Hall - Managing Partner chose Macks Inn

Our parents fell in love with Island Park while vacationing and working summers here in the early 1960's. They decided to build a cabin so they could spend their summers in the Island Park, Yellowstone area. A new subdivision had just been created and our family bought our property, building the 2nd home in this beautiful area surrounded by US Forest Service land. This is our treasured family cabin that was built by our parents and grandparents In the early 1960's.

The Canadian cedar tongue and groove logs the cabin is built from arrived on a flatbed semi-truck from California with a set of instructions on how to put it together. The cabin was built in one summer, with the interior work completed over the next two years. Dad and Grandpa built the custom cabinets for the kitchen and installed the oak hardwood floors. Over the years, the cabin has been a labor of love for us and our parents. Originally a summer home, the cabin was converted for year-round use in 1990. Recently updated, the cabin now has all the amenities of a well appointed home, while still retaining its original charm.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is very warm and inviting. The large multi-paned windows offer beautiful outdoor views of the forest and the numerous small (and large) animals that inhabit the area. Our home is not your usual Island Park/ mountain rental, we chose comfort and amenities over the popular 'Lodge Décor' found in most mountain vacation rentals. Each room has been decorated with a loving hand and an eye for color and our guests comfort.

You'll find everything you need for an enjoyable stay, both indoors and out.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was decorated so beautifully, yet very practical. If we needed anything, it was always here and easy to find. I could tell Sheri put a lot of thought and care into providing a pleasant experience for the guests, what a success you are! We had such a peaceful time. Thank you so much!
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Macks Inn in Fremont County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large mirror, vanity lights, closet.
  • Cozy full bath with shower/tub combination. large mirror with vanity lights, Very well lit. Large closet, space heater.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lg Dresser w/mirror, Lg lighted closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Dresser w/mirror, Sat.TV DVD/VCR large lighted closet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Dresser w/mirror, small lighted closet
  • The 3 bedrooms are all tastefully and comfortably decorated and appointed, you'd never guess you were in a rental. Each bedroom has a queen bed with a wall tapestry above. All bedrooms have lighted closets, dressers w/ mirrors, clothes hampers, luggage racks, 2 windows w/ curtains and shades, nightstands w/ reading lights, individual electric space heaters, towel racks hangers and dressing stool.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beautifully Appointed, Cedar Log Cabin, Open Year Round, Friendly Hosts!
average rating of 4.87234 based on 48 reviews

Wonderful cabin with a very interesting family history.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a clean, neat place to stay just far enough away from Yellowstone to enjoy the park yet not have to deal with the crowds just outside the parks borders, this is THE place. For your non-park days enjoy horse back riding, fishing and swimming at nearby Eagle Ridge Ranch and dinner at Boondocks.

Sheri is a wonderful host. She makes you feel right at home and was very helpful with any questions we had.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Matt for the great review! I’m so glad your family had the chance to enjoy some of the local places and activities in addition to Yellowstone/Grand Teton Parks. I was amazed when I walked into the cabin after your departure, the place was so neat and clean, I’ve never walked into such a wonderful surprise, thank you very much😄�. Enjoy the rest of your summer and please come see us again!!
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Amazing "We Still Do" 40th Anniversary Vow Renewal and Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

I will start by saying, if you are looking for the Ritz Carlton with golf course grass, you are looking at the wrong place. But is you are looking for country, inviting home style, comfort, peace, quiet, nature and the best, friendliest landlord ever, this is the place for you to come. It was very easy to find from the direction. The cabin had everything we needed and was as it was listed. The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen and bathroom had everything that we needed, all we had to do was bring our food and toiletries. Sheri was an amazing hostess! We stayed 5 nights. June 20 - June 25, 2018. Just didn't get to spend much time during the day at the cabin because we explored Down Town West Yellowstone, Island Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Tetons National Park, Jackson Hole and Mesa Falls and everything in between. As the ad says, "don't stay indoors". There is so much of God's handy work that you must see. There are so many breathtaking views all around the area.

My Husband asked me if I would marry him again on our 40th Anniversary. He and Sheri talked several times over the phone planning our special day. Sheri set everything up for us from the sweetest minister and his wife to a very talented photographer and his wife to the flowers for the ceremony. Thank you Sheri for the surprise of the bubbly and cupcakes after the ceremony. I wanted a beautiful waterfall backdrop and Upper Mesa Falls, ID was just the place. It is breathtaking and the weather was great for our special day.

We not only got to stay at this cute cabin and see beautiful sights but we also have a new member of our family. Sheri is now part of our family! We will be back!

Sheri, thank you for everything.

We love you. Bernadine and Dawson Stanaland, Pace, FL

Now what are you waiting for. Click and Book your stay at this cabin in Macks Inn, ID.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much Bernadine & Dawson for such a glowing review, you were fabulous guests and are welcome back anytime. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you, getting to know you and I thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your 40th Aniversary Vow Renewal. I wanted your day to be special, I’m pleased it was. I’m so glad you enjoyed your visit to this part of the country, and sincerely hope you’ll come visit again. I not only made new friends, I now have a new extended family. Please stay in touch! ~Sheri
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Salt Lake City

Very clean - everything you need for a great fishing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Very close to all rivers and streams! Clean and well maintained with all amenities provided!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Andrew, it was a pleasure meeting your parents and Sebastian, he caught how many fish...43???👀 Please come see us again, there’s also great fishing in the lakes nearby ~Sheri
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My parents really love it!

  • 5 of 5

The wooden house is so delicate and has the feeling of the Yellowstone. The owner is so kind and nice! My parents come from China and like to eat rice, so Sheri brought a rice cooker for my family! I really appreciate that! My father said Sheri has a good taste.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for staying with us, I’m so glad you enjoyed your time in Yellowstone! Have a great summer, come see us again!
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Perfect place for a family vacation at Yellowstone!

  • 5 of 5

Our family and friends (group of 6 adults) came from the UK, Canada and the west coast of the US to visit Yellowstone for the first time. Staying in this cabin was perfect! They have thought of every last detail for our stay here - we cooked meals together (they had a cabinet filled with spices and cooking tools), came together after adventuring at Yellowstone all day, and relaxed in the family room. It had enough room to get space when we needed to but had the feel of a cozy cabin getaway. It's a lovely spot, Sheri was so communicative and gave us very specific directions, weather heads up, told us where to grab groceries and how to navigate different Yellowstone entrances and even followed up when someone left a baseball hat behind. So nice!! Overall, incredible experience! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! I’m so glad you enjoyed your time in Island Park, Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks. You were a wonderful group and great guests, your father was a delight! Please come see us again🤠?
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Excellent property. We’d come again

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy living room. Kitchen well equipped, comfortable for six.

Close to Yellowstone, Mesa Falls,. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the nice review, you were wonderful guests. It was a pleasure meeting your family and we’d love to have you visit again! ~Sheri
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Idaho Falls Airport/Bozeman-Yellowstone Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Island Park Lodge
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Island Park Village Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Island Park Lodge, Robins Roost Cafe, Subway
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Grand Targhee Ski Resort/Big Sky Montana
Car: necessary

Located 23 Miles from West Yellowstone the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Blue Ribbon rated fly fishing on the Snake, Madison, and Gallatin rivers are all within an hours drive. Guided fishing trips and lessons are available locally.

Lake fishing on Island Park Reservoir, Henry's Lake, Quake Lake also scenic Cliff and Wade lakes. Recreational water sports, jet skiing, water skiing, canoeing, float trips, tubing, you name it, it's all here to enjoy!

Island Park, the Yellowstone area and nearby Jackson Hole receive a lot of snow in the winter. We're famous for our snowmobile trails and back country adventures. Miles and miles of snowmobile trails, right from our front door,

World class skiing at Grand Targhee and Big Sky Resorts are within a 90 minute drive. Jackson Hole Ski Area is a little further, but still a reasonable drive. Cross country ski trails are nearby, kite skiing is very popular on Henry's Lake Flats. Rental equipment for almost every sport are available at several locations. Biking, hiking and ATV trails are right outside the door too. Nearby Island Park Village Resort offers golfing, tennis and swimming.

Many Autumn visitors enjoy the hunting opportunities the area presents, elk, deer, moose, mountain lion, and bird hunting available by permit.

Be sure to bring you camera & binoculars, photo enthusiasts love Island Park, for it's amazing scenery, bird and animal watchers will be thrilled with the many species of animals and birds in the area.

I can't think of a better place to vacation, which is why my grandparents and parents chose Island Park to build their permanent getaway, then year round home in.

Come visit, explore and enjoy this amazing slice of paradise for yourself!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £113.32
Property Damage Insurance £44.57

Holiday Rates Apply; Memorial Day Weekend, Week of 4th of July, Labor Day Weekend, Christmas/New Years Holiday ~ Dec 17 thru Jan 4 ~.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.