Island Park

Peaceful mountain living in an outdoor recreation sanctuary

Welcome to Island Park

Immersed in the serene splendor of nature, Island Park stands as an embodiment of luxurious mountain living. This remarkable Idaho hideaway, renowned for having the longest main street in America, harmoniously interweaves pristine wilderness and modern conveniences. Its climate, distinguished by soft seasonal shifts, sets a captivating canvas for the architectural standouts that adorn the landscape.
Tucked amidst lush rolling hills and serene, crystalline waters, the residences reflect a unique rustic charm. Signature log homes flaunt opulent interiors and spacious living spaces, mirroring the magnificence of their natural surroundings — an enduring testament to the region's historic mastery in woodworking. The peaceful tranquility of Island Park is enriched by its vibrant tapestry of history, where echoes of its Native American heritage and logging industry merge with the lively, contemporary community.
Here, residents find a perfect family getaway, a retreat from the urban bustle, while also discovering a gateway to an array of world-class outdoor recreations, from snowmobiling and water skiing to Blue Ribbon fishing. With easy access to Yellowstone National Park and opportunities for boating, cross-country skiing, and hiking, Island Park presents a lifestyle that embodies the essence of tranquil luxury and adventurous spirit.

What to Love

  • Majestic, architecturally distinct log homes
  • Exclusive access to world-class outdoor activities
  • The impeccable balance of seclusion and connectivity
  • A rich tapestry of vibrant local history
  • Pristine landscapes and panoramic natural beauty
  • Four-season climate offers unique charms year-round

Local Lifestyle

Island Park reverberates with an intoxicating fusion of serenity and adventure, making it an idyllic rural haven for those seeking a luxurious, laid-back lifestyle. The community, a harmonious blend of long-time residents and nature-loving newcomers, thrives in the refreshing seclusion afforded by the region's expansive landscapes. Yet, beneath the tranquility lies a vibrant undercurrent of dynamic outdoor activities, giving life to an infectious, spirited ambiance.
This unique personality of Island Park offers the quintessential balance between rest and recreation. Residents bask in the rejuvenating solitude of their log homes, finding inspiration in the panoramic vistas right outside their windows. Concurrently, the array of outdoor pursuits — from fishing to skiing — fosters an energetic, adventurous culture.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Island Park serves as a haven for dining experiences that appease a wide range of palates. Henry’s Fork Lodge & Restaurant, imbued with a harmonious blend of elegance and rusticity, entices a culinary journey that marries local flavors with refined dining. On the other hand, Pond’s Lodge curates a menu of traditional offerings, and Big Jud’s Ashton is the place to get burgers and Idaho fries.
As for shopping, Drift Lodge and Fly Shop offers guided fly fishing trips in the waters of Yellowstone National Park, reflecting the rustic elegance inherent to the region. For culture aficionados, the Yellowstone Playhouse at Island Park delivers a series of captivating performances, infusing the magic of Broadway into the community. Meanwhile, the Yellowstone Giant Screen Theatre provides a unique cinematic experience.

Things to Do

The enchanting allure of Island Park extends well beyond its stunning vistas and opulent residences, presenting a diverse array of refined activities and events. Harriman State Park, revered for its pristine landscapes and trails, offers exquisite exploration opportunities, whether on foot, horseback, or snowmobile. The tranquil Island Park Reservoir and Big Springs are idyllic settings for engaging in the thrill of fly-fishing, particularly in the renowned waters of Henry’s Fork.
In terms of events, the Island Park Festival is a cornerstone for the community, attracting world-class performers and artisans to this serene haven. For fitness enthusiasts, the annual Island Park Sawtelle Fun Run presents a unique blend of challenge and scenic beauty. Moreover, visiting the charming Johnny Sack’s Cabin, a local historical destination, provides a glimpse into the region's rich heritage. These offerings, along with the tranquil, luxurious lifestyle, enhance Island Park's standing as a cherished retreat.


Island Park is served by the Fremont Joint School District 215, providing an outstanding educational experience for all students.

Overview for Island Park, ID

763 people live in Island Park, where the median age is 68.6 and the average individual income is $38,015. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Island Park, ID

Island Park has 380 households, with an average household size of 1.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Island Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 763 people call Island Park home. The population density is 1.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Island Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Island Park Charter School
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