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Beautiful Cozy Cabin is Just 17 Miles from Gates of Yellowstone National Park

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Last updated: 09/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Island Park cabin description

This homey log cabin is perfect for you; located just 15 minutes from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park and West Yellowstone, Montana. It is located approximately 3/4 mile off of Highway 20 with a nice wooded area in a quiet, private area. Whether you seek fishing, snowmobiling/atv riding, hunting, boating, skiing and hiking or just enjoying the great outdoors and mountain views on your vacation you have found the ideal cabin location!

This 2 bedroom cabin has a queen bed in each of its two bedrooms. In addition, there are 2 queen beds located in the loft along with two twin bunk beds. All bedding is provided with extra pillows and blankets. The cabin will sleep 10 guests comfortably. There are two full bathrooms with linens provided.

Enjoy the open floor plan with a large main living area which includes the kitchen, dining room and living room. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the amenities to prepare a marvelous home cooked meal. There is ample dishware and silverware, along with any cookware that you might need. Electrical appliances are provided including, but not limited to, an electric skillet, blender, crock pot, 12 cup coffee pot and a coffee grinder for the gourmet coffee types! We also try to provide a variety of seasonings. The dining room table has seating for 6 and bar seats 2 with bar stools. If it is dining out that you desire, the cabin is within minutes of multiple fast food or fine dining restaurants. The living room is wonderfully cozy with a couch and loveseat that recline and a large Grandma's chair. You can curl up with a good book in front of the propane stove or watch a movie on the flat screen television with Dish Network or the DVD player.

The loft also has a television viewing area with a flat screen television with Dish Network and a VCR/DVD player. The couch and loveseat provide ample room for the kids to watch a movie of their own. We have provided a few small toys, lots of board games for the family and you can choose from a wide variety of books.

Laundry area has a smaller washer and dryer with all of your laundry soap, bleach and fabric softeners provided.

Pets are welcome - there is an area provided in the corner of the dining area to contain your pet if needed. We ask that no pets be left unattended in the cabin.

The wrap around deck provides room for sitting and enjoying the mountain air and wildlife with a barbeque grill and fire pit. While the adults relax there is a swing set for the kids to entertain themselves (summer only).

Cell phones work very well at the cabin. Internet access and WIFI is available at all times.

Arrive at any time, for your convenience, we have Remote Lock for our guests - you will get your own personal code to access the cabin without a tedious check-in!

Moose Crossing is open year around and is conveniently located in a central location. Your vacation home base is within minutes of some of the area's best activities. Just down the road is a public boat launch for Henry's Lake, the ice fishing on Henry's Lake is amazing with some record fish being pulled from its depths. Head south on Highway 20 to visit Mesa Falls, Johnny Sack Cabin at Big Springs or Sawtelle Peak. Enjoy amazing fly fishing on Henry's Fork of the Snake River or Madison River. There is a live dinner theater at Mack’s Inn Playhouse. Enjoy float trips down the river, hiking trails, horseback riding and even a round of golf at Island Park Village Resort. Take the time to hike Harriman State Park and enjoy nature’s wonders. This is a snowmobiler’s paradise with some of the area’s best snowmobiling accessible right from the cabin's front door; there is something for every level of snowmobiler. Enjoy over 500 miles of trail riding or within minutes you can boon-docking in some of the best over the hood powder back country riding or steep climbing that you can imagine.

During the winter, we keep the driveway plowed and attempt to keep the walkways cleared, especially on the day of your arrival. The driveway has ample room for one large trailer and 2 - 3 trucks OR 2 smaller snowmobile trailers and pickups. If your party has more than that there is a large parking area less than 3/4 of a mile down the road from the cabin.

When the snow is gone and spring and summer arrives, the area is noted for its wildlife with a moose actually being caught on photos right in the backyard. You might see fox, elk or deer and there is always a beautiful bird to be seen on a walk in the wooded area right across from the cabin.

This is a NON-SMOKING cabin. We are also under a county ordinance for short term rentals and ask that our guests please stay in compliance for their safety and health; we ask that you stay within capacity limits, read the burn ordinance and please be neighborly.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 1632 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Moose Crossing Master: 1 queen


          • Elk Path Front Bedroom: 1 queen


          • Each bedroom has a comfy queen bed with beautiful log furniture. End tables with table lamps. Closets with hangers are provided. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Each bathroom has plenty of towels, hand towels and wash clothes provided. Ample toilet paper and Kleenex in each bath. There are hair dryers provided. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Crock pot, blender, waffle maker, pots and pans, cookie sheets, cake pans, serving dishes, electric skillet, toaster, hand mixer, cheese grater, rolling pin, spices. Paper towels and napkins provided...moreless

          • Dining:

            Table has a large leaf - has 6 chairs to table, but extras are located in loft. Bar also seats 2 on bar stools....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            We try to keep spices, olive oil and vegetable oil at the cabin....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Ample dishes, cups, glasses and silverware....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Fireplace:

            Efficient propane stove that is not hot to the touch. Very safe for children....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Ample bath towels, hand towels, washcloths in each bathroom....moreless

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Seats 6 comfortably. Each couch has recliners. ...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Soap and fabric softeners provided....moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric heaters in bedrooms. ...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All bedding is provided....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer sheets provided....moreless

          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Television:

            Flatscreen televisions upstairs in the loft. Flatscreen television downstairs in livingroom....moreless

          • Stereo:

            Radio stations on Dish Network through additional speakers...moreless

          • Video Library:

            Variety of family and kid movies provided....moreless


              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Seating for 6 on the deck. Additional outdoor chairs provided. Benches around the firepit....moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View


                  • Churches
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Golf
                  • Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hunting


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 20 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Falling Leaves
                  Oct 1 - Dec 15, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Memorial Day Weekend
                  May 21 - May 25, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  4th of July
                  Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Labor Day
                  Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,230 $4,920
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Pet Fee $25
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 8%


                  Cleaning fee included in your rental fee.

                  2 Nights at $195/Night + $120 Clean Fee + tax and insurance

                  60 day cancellation policy (minus $75.00 rebooking fee and 3% credit card fees)

                  Rent 6 nights get the 7th night free

                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 09/23/2014
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                  90 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Idaho Falls
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 20
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Meadow View/The Pines/Sawtelle/Island Park Lodge
                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Big Sky
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Island Park Village
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Pines/Sawtelle/Robins Roost/Subway

                  Car: Necessary

                  Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Harriman State Park, Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Yellowstone Historic Museum, Yellowstone IMAX Theater, Mesa Falls, World Class Fishing, Big Springs, Island Park Caldera, Continental Divide, Historic Henry's Lake, John Sack Cabin, Coffee Pot Rapids, Earthquake Lake, Island Park Reservoir, Virginia City


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: As you can see from the photo that our family is avid snowmobile fans. I grew up in Montana and my husband grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho, where our son was born. We live in Twin Falls, Idaho where we farm and have a custom baling business. Our summers are very full, so we take the time to enjoy every snowflake that falls from the sky!

                  Why the Owner Chose Island Park:
                  We had a dream! We have wanted a cabin in this area for years as we have been coming here every winter for 13 years to enjoy the snow. We started coming here when we could still ride our mountain sleds into Yellowstone National Park. It seems that whenever we had a spare few days (even in the summer) we would load in the car and run up here to enjoy Yellowstone National Park, Virginia City or just to relax with friends. Some of our fondest memories as a family are on snowmobiles in these mountains. My dad even looked at purchasing property in Island Park back when I was 8 years old. We are truly blessed to live 4 hours from Island Park and we consider this beautiful cabin our retirement home! We can't hardly wait to retire!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  We fell in love with this cabin and purchased it for the great loft - the big open feeling just made us feel so at home that we had to have it! It is cozy with the log walls and propane stove. The property sits on 3 lots so there is a lot of room to play outside! All of the pine trees and aspens on the property make this cabin very secluded. It was also a great bonus that it sits directly on the trails leading to some of the greatest mountain snowmobiling in the area. Our friends and family that don't snowmobile can't wait for summer so that they might enjoy the benefits of Henrys Lake, Madison River and Yellowstone National Park! I personally love Big Springs where you can feed the fish and sometimes see a moose just standing in the river. We are avid outdoors people and with all of the big windows, even when you are in the cabin you can bring the outdoors right inside with you. I love to sit early in the morning in front of the fire, sipping coffee and looking out at the beautiful snow drifts, it just makes my day!

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                  • Front view of the cabin

                    Front view of the cabin

                  • Firepit and deck from side of cabin

                    Firepit and deck from side of cabin

                  • February 2013 - snowmobile from your door anyone?

                    February 2013 - snowmobile from your door anyone?

                  • Taken in May 2013 - the snow is almost gone!!

                    Taken in May 2013 - the snow is almost gone!!

                  • Group gathering area!!

                    Group gathering area!!

                  • THE LOFT - the kids ultimate paradise!

                    THE LOFT - the kids ultimate paradise!

                  • Fully stocked kitchen

                    Fully stocked kitchen

                  • Second bedroom

                    Second bedroom

                  • Second bathroom

                    Second bathroom

                  • Snowmobiling up Two Top 2013

                    Snowmobiling up Two Top 2013

                  • Snowmobiling minutes from the cabin door!

                    Snowmobiling minutes from the cabin door!

                  • Fox on the deck at the cabin in January 2013.

                    Fox on the deck at the cabin in January 2013.

                  • Rear view of the cabin

                    Rear view of the cabin

                  • Swingset and back of the cabin

                    Swingset and back of the cabin

                  • Let it snow....Let it snow!

                    Let it snow....Let it snow!

                  • Livingroom


                  • The loft - warning kids zone!

                    The loft - warning kids zone!

                  • Kitchen and dining area

                    Kitchen and dining area

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Washer and dryer combo

                    Washer and dryer combo

                  • Sawtelle Peak on a beautiful sunshiny day

                    Sawtelle Peak on a beautiful sunshiny day

                  • Beautiful Mesa Falls - about an hour from the cabin.

                    Beautiful Mesa Falls - about an hour from the cabin.

                  • Our little fox

                    Our little fox

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

                  $195 - $215 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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