The Pines at Island Park, located in Idaho, is a secluded cabin resort near many of the best outdoor attractions the state has to offer. The Pines also has a full-service dining experience for lunch and dinner. The history of the resort stretches all the way back to the 1800s.
There are multiple cabins available for overnight rental accommodations at The Pines.
The one bedroom cabins actually have two sleeping areas, with a loft bedroom with a queen size bed and a master bedroom that also has a queen size bed (located on the main floor). These cabins also have a single, private bathroom and spacious, separate living room area. Each one bedroom cabin comes with satellite television, a hot tub, and an outdoor deck that comes with a barbeque grill. They are also equipped with a full-size kitchenette, each with a microwave, under the counter refrigerator, coffee maker, large sink, and toaster. These cabins come with linens and service for up to four people at a time. Guests who plan to do more cooking can upgrade to a one bedroom cabin that comes with a full kitchen, which includes a full cooking range and oven, full sized refrigerator, and dishwasher.
The two bedrooms cabins provide for four different sleeping areas, two master bedrooms with queen size beds, and two additional queen size beds in the loft. These cabins have an extra bathroom (two total), a washer and dryer, and satellite television. Each two-bedroom cabin has an outdoor deck with a barbeque grill and a hot tub. They are also equipped with a full-size kitchen, which comes with a full-size refrigerator, toaster, microwave, cooking range and oven, sink, and coffee maker. Each cabin is stocked with linens and service for up to eight people at a time.
The last cabin at The Pines is the three-bedroom cabin. These have three queen size beds, with two master bedrooms and an additional in the loft. The second floor of each three bedroom cabin also has a master bedroom suite with a king size bed, television, fireplace, and hot tub. All cabins have two, private bathrooms, a washer and dryer, satellite television, and outdoor deck with hot tub and barbeque grill. The living room area has two leather couches, and the kitchen is full-size and equipped with a full-size refrigerator, toaster, dishwasher, sink, coffee maker, cooking range and oven, and microwave. Each cabin is stocked with linens and service for up to eight people at a time, as well.
All cabins at The Pines are non-smoking, and no pets will be allowed at any time.
The Lodgepole Grill, located in Phillips Lodge, serves both lunch and dinner.
Lunch is served daily until 5pm. The menu is classic American food, including burgers, chicken tenders and sandwiches, and fish. They also serve traditional appetizers, like onion rings and hot wings, as well as salads and pasta.
The dinner menu is similar, expanding the traditional options into more substantial portions. Guests can also enjoy prime rib on Friday and Saturday. All choices are served with either salad or soup and one side option (baked potato, garlic mashed potatoes, or steamed vegetables).
The Lodgepole Grill also has a children’s menu, which allows younger visitors (under the age of 12) to The Pines to choose more child-friendly options like corn dogs, grilled cheese, and french fries.
The Pines are located close to many famous Idaho attractions.
One of the most well-known is Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone is perhaps most famous for the Old Faithful Geyser, the Grand Canyon, Mammoth Hot Springs, and the Grand Prismatic Spring. Ask the front desk for directions or to arrange transportation.
Mesa Falls is a less busy but just as beautiful natural area located close to The Pines. Mesa Falls consists of both the Upper Mesa and Lower Mesa Falls, which are on the Snake River’s Henry’s Fork.
Also close to the resort is Henry’s Lake State Park. Guest at The Pines often enjoy full days out at the state park and taking part in outdoor activities like picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and playing horseshoes. Another close state park is Harriman State Park, which is known for having just as many summer as winter activities. Depending on the time of the visit, guests can enjoy fly fishing, historical tours of Railroad Ranch, or Nordic skiing (with over twenty miles of trails).
For water-based activities, guests can visit the Island Park Reservoir. The water here covers more than 8000 acres and has multiple access points for boating, swimming, and more.
Various different rentals are also available, and more information can be found by contacting the front desk. Guests can also arrange for fishing guides, horseback riding adventures, and guided tours of many of the local activities.
3907 Phillips Loop Road, Island Park, ID 83429, Phone: 208-558-0192