Island Park, ID 83429
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- Drinking Water
- Vault Toilets
SeasonOpen through Wed Sep 11 2013
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From West Yellowstone, Montana, take U.S. Highway 20 south for 22 miles, or from Ashton, Idaho, take U.S. Highway 20 north for 30 miles. The campground entrance is 1/4 mile south of Macks Inn on the west side of the highway.
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The Big Springs National Recreation Water Trail begins at Big Springs and ends just northeast of the campground at Macks Inn. It offers a lazy three-hour float or canoe trip through beautiful scenery. Wildlife, including moose, bald eagles and Sandhill cranes, is often seen along the trail.
Hiking, biking, horseback riding and ATVing are popular activities. Many miles of trails crisscross Island Park, including the 2.5-mile Coffee Pot Rapids Trail, which begins at nearby Upper Coffee Pot Campground and meanders along the riverbank. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and the Nez Perce Trail are in the area.
Island Park Reservoir and Henry's Lake are nearby, both offer boating, water skiing and excellent fishing opportunities.