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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

America's Best Idea—the national parks—is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free* dates in 2015:

January 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 14–16
Presidents Day weekend

April 18–19
opening weekend of National Park Week

August 25
National Park Service Birthday

September 26
National Public Lands Day

November 11
Veterans Day

August 25

Entrance Fees

The entrance fee is $25 for a private, noncommercial vehicle; $20 for each snowmobile or motorcycle; or $12 for each visitor 16 and older entering by foot, bike, ski, etc. This fee provides the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit for both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Remember to keep your admission receipt in order to re-enter the parks. Snowmobile operators must possess a valid driver's license and are allowed by commercially-guided trip only.

Advance reservations are not needed to enter the park. Annual or Lifetime Passes are possible alternatives to the above fees. More info here