HENRYS LAKE STATE PARK
Located just 15 miles west of Yellowstone National Park, this high mountain lake is the kind of place fishermen dream about. The state park, named after explorer Major Andrew Henry, opens the Thursday before Memorial Day and closes October 31st, weather permitting. The park offers campfire programs and a Junior Ranger program. Anglers fish for cutthroat, brook and rainbow-cutthroat hybrid trout. The park has a modern fish cleaning station near the boat ramp. Camping is at one of 44 sites and there are camping-cabins also available for rent. During winter, information on Henrys Lake can be obtained by calling Harriman State Park.
Cabin Amenities: Units sleep five and are equipped with electricity, lockable windows and doors, heat and A/C.
$35.00 per night (plus daily MVEF and Idaho State Sales Tax)
Reservation Season: Reservations for Henry's Lake State Park cabins are available from the Thursday prior to Memorial Day weekend through October 31st.
Make a reservation online, or call (866) 634-3246.
Henry's Lake Campground
Available Campsites: Standard Campsites and Serviced Campsites/W,E
Amenities include individual sites, some with water and electricity at the site and some without electricity, and access to central water.
Standard Campsites - $12 per night (plus daily MVEF and Idaho State Sales Tax)
Serviced Campsite/W,E - $16 per night (plus daily MVEF and Idaho State Sales Tax)
Reservation Season: You may reserve campsites at Henrys Lake State Park from the Thursday prior to Memorial Day weekend through October 31st (weather permitting).
Reserve online or call 1-866-634-3246
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A boat ramp and launching docks are available in the park. Boaters should be cautious of the lake's unpredictable weather. Winds can make the surface choppy
Cutthroat trout, averaging three to five pounds; cutthroat-rainbow hybrids of up to 12 pounds; and brook trout up to three pounds abound in the waters of Henrys Lake. This provides a sport fishery that challenges the float-tuber and is equally exciting for a 10-year old dunking a worm over the side of the family boat. A modern fish-cleaning station is located near the boat ramp. Excellent stream fishing can also be found in the nearby Henrys Fork, Madison and Gallatin rivers.