This beautiful luxury cabin boasts not only custom quality construction, but a highly sought-after location Just minutes to Yellowstone National Park. This cabin sits on a half acre property in Yellowstone Acres, overlooking Henry's Lake and surrounded by towering mountains forming the Continental Divide. It is the perfect home base for Yellowstone Park and exceptional recreational opportunities. This cabin is supplied well - we provide linens and towels, all paper goods, hand soaps, dishwashing soaps, laundry soap, trash can liners, etc.
You will find knotty pine tongue and groove vaulted ceilings, custom white oak flooring, hand hewn columns and rails, tiled baths, and plush wall-to-wall carpet creating a cozy atmosphere in the cabin. Comfortable furnishings welcome you to a very relaxing experience! A fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and stools opens into the Great Room with a comfortable couch, two recliners, and a wonderful gas fire place surrounded by rock masonry.
Out front, the extensive redwood deck with its log railing looks out over Henry’s Lake with Sawtelle Peak rising majestically in the background. Look forward to casual meals and BBQs here, as you enjoy the views and the company of family and friends.
Depending on the season; fishing, hunting, boating, white water rafting, water skiing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are all available in Island Park and neighboring West Yellowstone. You can literally snowmobile from the cabin onto trails that connect with groomed trails down the road in Henry’s Lake State Park, or into West Yellowstone and further into Idaho. You could also try the groomed trails at Big Springs (drive south on Highway 20 and take a left at Mack's Inn). There are also great opportunities for cross-country skiing - drive south on Highway 20 to Harriman State Park and enjoy the peace and quiet there. Or go to the world-famous RendezVous Ski trails in West Yellowstone and visit during the yearly Ski Festival around Thanksgiving, or take part in the yearly RendezVous Ski Races in March.
The fishing in Henry’s Lake and surrounding streams is a trout angler's dream and this area is a world-renowned fishery. The lake is home to the 'Henry's Lake Lunker,' a cutthroat-rainbow hybrid that can easily weigh up to 10 pounds. The lake also offers an abundance of brook, rainbow, and native cutthroat trout. The Henry's Fork of the Snake River flows out of the lake and winds its way through Harriman State Park to Ashton, ID. This stretch of clear mountain water is acclaimed by fly-fishing enthusiasts as the 'best trout fishing stream in the U.S.'
Henry's Lake State Park on the southeast corner of the lake encompasses three unique ecosystems including the lake, wetlands and sagebrush steppe. Moose and antelope are a common sight and wildflowers bloom throughout the season. The 3-mile Aspen Loop Nature Trail is open to hikers and bikers.
High Mountain Adventures across from the Island Park Resort off of Highway 20 rents kayaks, canoes, rafts, tubes, 4-wheelers and mountain bikes. Or rent your snowmobile there during the winter. Spend a day on Henry's Lake in a kayak or canoe as you enjoy the peace and quiet amidst the mountains of the Continental Divide.
The cabin is within easy driving distance of Yellowstone Park, Quake Lake, Harriman State Park, Red Rock National Wildlife Refuge, Mesa Falls Scenic Byway, and the old mining town of Virginia City, Montana. If you're looking for a rich and authentic western experience in quiet and beautiful surroundings, with easy access to Yellowstone Park, you're sure to enjoy your stay!