Island Park is known as the western gateway to Yellowstone National Park, meaning it's a great spot for outdoorsy vacationers. The city in Idaho is only 20 minutes from Yellowstone but is home to its own fun activities too. Island Park claims to have the longest Main Street in the world, as well as the largest caldera in the world -- both great things to check off while in town.
One of the main attractions in Island Park is the huge caldera, formed around two million years ago after a volcano eruption. There are miles of hiking trails around the caldera that visitors can follow, as well as incredible lookout points for some photos and sites for fishing. Nature-lovers will also enjoy Harriman State Park -- a haven for outdoor activities, with miles of hiking and biking trails, and great birdwatching.
Elsewhere, history buffs should head to Johnny Sack Cabin where they can admire the extraordinary woodwork skills of the German cabinet maker.
The best time to visit Island Park is during the summer months when it's hot. To admire the colors of fall, October is best, and is also when accommodation is cheaper too.
You'll never be bored on a vacation to Island Park Idaho. Not only is it located in close proximity to the world famous Yellowstone National Park, but there are also a huge range of outdoor activities to take part in around the town. From hitting up the golf course to horseback riding around the Island Park area, the options are endless.
The town claims to have the longest Main Street in the world, which is definitely something to check out of you have a vacation rental in the area. It is also said to have the largest caldera in the world, formed two million years ago after a volcano eruption. Rentals offer the chance to be near some of the many hiking trails that will take you up to this amazing sight.
Many people chose to get an Island Park cabin rental as a base for their adventures in West Yellowstone. Rentals in Island Park offer plenty of living space, and depending on your preferences are a great place to spend some quality time with family and friends. No matter what type of house rental you are looking for, we will be able to find a vacation rental that will ensure that you have a comfortable stay.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Island Park. The hottest month in Island Park is May, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -38 ˚F. The wettest month in Island Park is November with 2.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.13 inches of rain.
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