Idaho is state found in the Pacific Northwest region of the US. The state borders Wyoming to the east, Montana to the east and northeast, Oregon and Washington to the west, and Utah and Nevada to the south. On its northern border, the state borders a small portion of British Columbia, a province in Canada. With an area size of 83,570 sq miles and around 1.8 million people, Idaho is the 14th largest and 7th least populated state in the country.
Boise is the largest city in Idaho, it is also the state capital. Being part of Pacific Northwest region, the state is divided into several climatic and geographic regions. Idaho Panhandle, the state’s dominant north, is closely associated with Eastern Washington — they share the Pacific Time Zone. The rest of Idaho uses the Mountain Time Zone. Idaho has a wide range of options when it comes to state parks.
Introduction to the State Park
Henry Lake is one of the state’s high mountain lakes. The state park is one of the best places to be, located in a peaceful and tranquil environment. Fishing is a common activity here, with a rare species of fish found in Henrys Lake. There are also beautiful nature trails for biking and hiking, and a natural setting for wildlife and wildflower viewing. Located around 20km from the Yellowstone National Park, the state is surrounded by Continental Divide. The park sits on the shoreline of 6,000 acres of lake. When staying here, you have plenty of activities you can engage in. Apart from hiking and fishing, you can enjoy a relaxing swing at one of the park cabins.
Other Attractions Close to the Park
This park is located close to several other attractions. Located only 9 miles from the park is the Park Yellowstone Playhouse, an exciting spot you can engage in fun activities. High Mountain Adventure is another park located only 12 miles from this spot. Other attractions close to the park include the Diamond P Ranch found with 15 miles and the Johny Sack Cabin located 12 miles away.
- (208) 558-7532: Summer
- (208) 558-7368: Winter
Address and Directions
- Address: 3917 E. 5100 N. Island Park, ID 83429
How to Make Reservations
You can make reservations at this park using several methods. First, you can use the online method. Most campers are going for the web option to register and renew their recreational vehicles, boats and other services. Using the online option also gives you an additional 60 days allowance to make your reservation. Another alternative is buying from a vendor. Henrys Lake State Park has more than 140 vendors in areas across Utah, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Idaho. You can also make your reservations by calling the park office.
Main Activities and Attractions
- Bird Watching