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Things To Do

If you’re looking for West Yellowstone lodging, Sawtelle Mountain Resort is conveniently located in Island Park, Idaho, just 30 minutes from West Yellowstone, Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Since our lodging is so close to West Yellowstone, you can enjoy the best of both worlds by lodging here in Island Park, Idaho and still be right in the middle of all the best outdoor activities, attractions, and things to do. Come experience the best Island Park fishing at Sawtelle Mountain Resort. Both West Yellowstone and Island Park have some of the best fly fishing in North America. There are also many snowmobiling and ATV trails around West Yellowstone. To experience all the diverse West Yellowstone activities stay at Sawtelle Mountain Resort.

With all of the mountains, parks, rivers, and reservoirs - Island Park is a great place to come and go fly fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking, kite boarding, hunting, rafting, four wheeling, boating, site seeing, and other great attractions. Stay at Sawtelle Mountain Resort and enjoy all the local attractions in Island Park, Idaho.

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Things to Do Near Island Park

Yellowstone National Park


West Yellowstone

  • Western Style Boutique Shopping
  • The Playmill Theater
  • Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

Island Park:

  • Henry’s Lake
  • Island Park Reservoir
  • Creek Falls
  • Sawtelle Mountain
  • Jefferson Mountain
  • Big Springs water spring

Other Attractions

National Park Free Entrance Days

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2017:

  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents' Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

Entrance Fees

7-day Passes

Entrance Pass for... Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Private, non-commercial vehicle $30 $50
Motorcycle or Snowmobile* $25 $40
Individuals by foot, bicycle, ski, etc. $15 per person 16 and older $20 per person 16 and older
Non-commercial bus or vehicle with capacity of 16 people or more** $15 per person 16 and older $20 per person 16 and older


*Snowmobile permitted in Yellowstone only;entry by guided tour or permit. 

**Examples of non-commercial groups include church groups and scouts.