Buffalo Run Campground
Gateway to Yellowstone
Buffalo Run Campground - Island Park, Idaho  
3402 N. Hwy 20
Island Park, ID 83429
 
Buffalo Run Campground Attractions
Not only is Buffalo Run Campground the gateway to Yellowstone National Park, there are plenty of other places to see and things to do year round.

Recreational Areas
Activities
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park Sign
Established on March 1, 1872, it is the first and oldest national park in the world.
Home of the famous geyser "Old Faithful" and some 10,000 hot springs and geysers.
Hunting
Elk Hunting
Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Rabbit, Turkey, Goose, Pheasant
Harriman State Park
Harriman State Park
Formerly known as "RailRoad Ranch", the property was the private retreat of the Harrimans of Union Pacific Railroad fame
Twenty-seven of the original Railroad Ranch buildings, from the cookhouse to the horse barn, are still intact, furnished and carefully maintained
Fishing
Fishing
Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Brown Trout
Mesa Falls
Mesa Falls
Enjoy the power and beauty of the falls and watch the osprey and eagles that frequent the area
See exhibits on the geology of the falls and canyon, history of the lodge, the river ecosystem, plants and animals of the area.
Hiking
Bechler Meadows
Bechler Meadows, Idaho's own special corner of Yellowstone Park. Only about 30 minutes away.
Island Park Dam and Reservoir
Island Park Dam and Reservoir
Island Park is actually the world's largest crater, 23 miles in diameter, created from a volcano which collapsed in prehistoric times
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Cross Country Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Plenty of scenic area to explore in the Island Park area including Bear Gulch/Mesa Falls, Brimstone/Buffalo River and Fall River Ridge.
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Two mountains to explore, giving you 2000 acres of lift served terrain on the legendary Wyoming snow
Ranked #2 by Ski magazine for snow in their 25 Best Rankings for snow
Snowmobiling
Snowmobiling
Island Park boasts over six hundred miles of groomed snowmobile trails with four groomers operating daily
Cascading over groomed trails and waist-deep powder on a powerful snowmobile cannot be beat.
Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Towering more than a mile above the valley of Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet.
Twelve Teton peaks reach above 12,000 feet and support a dozen mountain glaciers
Golf
Island Park Village Golf Course
Peace and tranquillity abound as you play 9 holes of relaxing golf on the beautiful Island Park Village Golf Course
Grouse