Island Park Journals

West Yellowstone

A September 2005 trip to Island Park by SMazzarese

Quote: Island Park, Idaho, is 22 miles from the West Yellowstone entrance.
Best Things Nearby:Island Park, Idaho, is not a very big town. We had to go into West Yellowstone for a decent grocery store. It was an easy commute, only 22 miles.Best Things About the Resort:The office staff is very qualified. They know the area and were very helpful.Resort Experience:Island Park Village is a small resort. The staff is its best quality. The check-in and -out was effortless. We requested a towel exchange and they were brought to our room while we were out for the day. The unit was a little older but had everything we needed. The clubhouse has a nice-size indoor pool and two hot tubs. It’s nice to relax in after a long day of hiking. ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 28, 2005

Island Park Village Resort
4153 North Big Springs Rd.
Island Park, Idaho 83429

Mount Washburn


The hike to Mt Washburn is breathtaking. This is a large, well-maintained trail with many wonderful views. The top has an observation tower with an inside and outside deck that includes restrooms. It is well worth the effort.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 28, 2005

Mount Washburn
Yellowstone National Park
Island Park, Idaho 82190
(307) 344-7381

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