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Cozy Guest Cabin by Henry's Lake & Near Yellowstone

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This beautiful, smoke-free guest cabin in Island Park, Idaho, which sleeps up to 4 people, sits on an acre and a half of property, along with the main cabin. This cozy approx. 500 sq. ft. guest cabin is in a vacation home area, tucked in the woods with a view of Henry's Lake, pastures and mountains. It is located on a private road with easy access to the national forest.

There is one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a small sleeping room with a twin-size bed. The living room has a sofa which opens up to a full-size futon sleeper. There is one bathroom with a shower, which has been newly-remodeled. The kitchenette has a microwave and a small refrigerator. There also is a barbecue on the deck for your use. Pets are considered for an extra fee with prior approval only.

This area is a year-round recreational paradise! Hike, mountain bike, cross country ski and snowmobile right from your door. Fly fish the Henry's Fork, Madison and Gallatin Rivers, Henry's Lake, Hebgen Lake, Island Park Reservoir, and the lakes and streams of Yellowstone National Park...they're all within an hour's drive. Snowmobile on over 600 miles of groomed trails available in the area. Downhill ski at Big Sky and Grand Targhee, both within a 90-minute drive.

This cozy guest cabin is within easy driving distance of Big Springs and the Johnny Sack cabin, Harriman State Park, Mesa Falls Scenic Byway, Red Rock National Wildlife Refuge, Quake Lake, and the historic mining town of Virginia City, Montana. Day trips also can be made to Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming, and Bozeman, Montana.

The owners, Rich and Diane Hunt, live in the main cabin on the property and are there to assist you.

Keywords: Near Yellowstone Park, Henry's Lake view, cabin in the woods, fishing, trails, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling

More Details

Richard Hunt
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Richard Hunt

Our family first discovered Island Park in 1960 while vacationing in the Yellowstone area. We were so enchanted by the uniqueness of the area that we decided to build our own home and guest cabin here in 1995.

Richard Hunt purchased this cabin in 1995

Why Richard Hunt chose Island Park

We enjoy the beauty of the setting, the wildlife, and the proximity to Yellowstone Park and the Tetons, as well as the outstanding fly fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

What makes this cabin unique

We love the peace and serenity that the area offers. We can walk out the door and hike in the national forest, ride bikes to the Continental Divide and the Centennial Valley in Montana, and cross county ski and snowmobile right out the door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

To our Host & Hostess,

What a charming, comfy, cozy hideaway! You have covered all the bases with attention to every detail that visitors might need.

Hope we can make it back in Sept. Thank you for a really special first time retreat from the desert!

Irene and Jim

Peoria, AZ
May 2013
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Island Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) The queen bed in the main bedroom is padded with memory foam for your comfort., Twin or Single Beds (1) The twin bed is in a small private sleeping room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A full-size futon is located in the living room area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The kitchenette has plates, bowls, glasses and tableware. A hair dryer is provided.


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Cozy Guest Cabin by Henry's Lake & Near Yellowstone
average rating of 4.915254 based on 61 reviews

Excellent. Very accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

The perfect getaway and launching point for exploring the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet in the Midst of a Chaotic Elcipse Trip

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Henry's Lake was just what we were looking for. It was oh so quiet and our hosts were more than accommodating, even lending us binoculars. The cabin seemed close to the main house at first but we had total privacy, our own parking space and didn't feel crowded in the least. It was like the host were neighbors rather than the owners. The cabin might look small but it really isn't at all. There was lots of space for the two of us and all our gear and while cooking or relaxing we had lots of room. The bed is a memory foam dream, sooo comfortable.

The area is great for wildlife, we saw moose, prairie dogs, fox (or coyote?), deer and even had a resident bald eagle family. The location is close to West Yellowstone and the park as well as laundry facilities. I really wish we could have stayed longer.

PS: The windows were the perfect height for both privacy and just leaning on to just look out over the pasture and the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall we enjoyed our stay at the cabin.

  • 3 of 5

We would have enjoyed the gorgeous views more if we could have seen out the high windows or had the deck out front not on the side facing the owners deck. Also cooking other than with a microwave was limited...frig. very small etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have never had anyone complain about the windows and the deck, but we are sorry that they did not meet your expectations. We lived in this cabin while building the main cabin, and we never found the windows to be too high to hinder enjoying the view. In addition our photos on our listing clearly show the windows. As for the deck, we were unable to build it on the other side, and the chairs can easily be turned to face the lake view. Our listing also states that the cabin has a kitchenette with a small refrigerator, and there is a photo of it. We offer use of our freezer in the guest cabin storage area. Although there is no stove, there is a microwave, toaster oven, hot plate, electric griddle, crockpot, toaster and barbecue. When we lived in this cabin for three summers, we cooked complete meals with these appliances and did not find the lack of a stove to be a problem.
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Beautiful setting, nice clean cabin. Nice people

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. Rich was very helpful and communicated with me from start to finish. Only downfall was poor cell phone reception at cabin but definitely not a dealbreaker. Actually the quiet with no phones ringing was refreshing. Good people and great place.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We would definitely stay there again

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet and close to anything you would want to do. Entrance to YNP is less than half hour drive

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The cabin had everything you would need, which is a change from other rentals we have stayed at. Only 20 minutes from west entrance of Yellowstone. Rich was very knowledgeable and helpful. We definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
West Yellowstone
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Connie's Restaurant & Saloon
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Island Park Village
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Connie's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Big Sky, Montana
Car: necessary

Within walking distance of Meadow Vue Ranch, where authentic Western rodeos and barbecues are held during the summer months.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are based on two (2) guests. Add $15 per night per additional guest up to four (4) persons total. Maximum occupancy is four (4) persons. Add $50 per night per additional guest over four (4) persons.
Cancellation Policy: see rental agreement. 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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