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Address: 3917 East 5100 North, ID 83429
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Camping site located a few miles from Yellowstone National Park.

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Pretty spot for a picnic!

We drove by Henry's Lake State Park on our way to Yellowstone National Park, and decided it might be a nice, quiet spot for a picnic. Pretty lake with beautiful views of the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Martha B
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Westport, Connecticut

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you're looking for a great RV park or to camp while visiting Yellowstone, please consider Henry's Lake. Compared to many of the campgrounds near West Yellowstone, the others can't compete with the view and amenities. It was amazing to wake up and see that beautiful clear lake the first thing of a morning. It is only 15 miles from... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We drove by Henry's Lake State Park on our way to Yellowstone National Park, and decided it might be a nice, quiet spot for a picnic. Pretty lake with beautiful views of the mountains of Montana and Wyoming across the lake. There is a dock for boats to launch, picnic tables, "facilities", an area for motor homes, and lots of... More 

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Salt Lake City
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Loved this state park for the beautiful lake view and the close proximity to Yellowstone. The upper loop was new and had new showers (always a bonus while camping). Sites had power and electricity and a few had full hookups. There were lots of wild birds and great sunsets. The only drawback as people have mentioned were tons of mosquitoes... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I loved this campground. The facilities are super clean. The views are beautiful. Plus, the gophers, herons, and pronghorn sheep we saw were awesome, but the mosquitos were absolutely terrible. They sort of ruined it, which is a shame because this campground has a lot to offer and we would definitely come back again if not for... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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707 reviews
382 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner with good friend who worked and lived here all summer and we spent a relaxing evening overlooking Henry's lake with Sawtelle Mountain looming to the south. This is a fine campground For water sports or to escape from the crowds. There are very few trees here. It is a good place to get away from... More 

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Federal Way
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We camped July 27, 2015 in our 5th-wheel trailer at Henry's Lake State Park and enjoyed the fabulous views of the lake, surrounding mountains and Pelicans who obviously love living there. We had just returned from a snowstorm (SNOW!) in Yellowstone that afternoon, and were happy to have a place to get in from the cold with electric and water... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I was visiting the area in August 2014 fishing the Henry's Fork and brought my kayak along to fish Henry's Lake. I fished here three days but only mornings since it gets a little windy in the afternoon heat. There are some very large cutthroat and brook trout in here and I caught a nice one on my 6wt fly... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

What a great campground. All paved, level, little shade tho, clean restrooms/showers. Right on the Lake. Very windy at moment's notice, so keep awnings rolled up if you leave; and Mosquitos bad at night so bring bug spray. Staff very friendly.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Rented a cabin here for two nights, loved it. The cabin was basic: not cooking inside, just beds and a table, but if you hate sleeping on the ground as much as I do, a little cabin by the lake is perfection. The cabin included an A/C unit that kept it very comfortable overnight, also has a porch and a... More 

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Huachuca City, Arizona
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

My husband and I are currently traveling with our pet and a travel trailer, exploring Utah and Yellowstone NP. We like staying at state and national parks because of the breathtaking views and fasinating animal life surrounding the camping sites. Henry's Lake SP in Island Park, Idaho, is no exception. This is our fourth night here. The lake is so... More 

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