- The list below includes 20 free or cheap things to do in or near Island Park, Idaho, including 18 different types of inexpensive activities like Horseback Riding, Dinner Theaters, Farms & Ranches and National & State Parks.
- From Harriman State Park to Eagle Ridge Ranch, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Island Park and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Yellowstone and Ashton.
Harriman State Park offers 22 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails and 8 miles of fly fishing waters. Activities in winter include over 24 miles of skiing trails, snowshoeing, and fat biking.
The guests of the Eagle Ridge Ranch, which covers 1,000 acres, can take the Western Cowboy Cookout Ride which lasts all night and includes Dutch specialties served at dinner. There are other activities to be performed at the ranch, such as fishing, boating, and picnicking.
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Old Shotgun Road, Island Park, ID 83429 MoreLess Info
It's as invigorating as the horses in its stable. Guides are very kind and good tempered; they will make sure you or your kids' trial ride goes through all the safety measures. It's an entertaining experience.
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4111 South Big Springs Loop Road, Island Park, ID 83433 MoreLess Info
A traditional dinner theater, Pinecone Playhouse at Mack's Inn Resort provides unique entertainment and delicious food. The audience enjoys comedies and melodramas while enjoying delectable like BBQ chicken and pulled pork.
Built by renowned Mike Lawson who has authored books about fishing, this is a fishing paradise. Availability of various gears and tools required makes it very convenient, and there's an art gallery inside the building.
With Meadow Vue Ranch, visitors can watch experienced cowboys perform tricks at a rodeo, from roping to barrel racing. The ranch also hosts a BBQ dinner with the event that features ranch favorites like dutch oven chicken and baked beans.
The majestic Mesa Falls in Ashton, Idaho are best viewed from the nearby campground. The Falls and surrounding park are open throughout the year, although park officials may close it for several days before snowmobiling season begins.