Box Canyon Island Park - Canoe near Island Park, Idaho
Island Park,Idaho
44.4160800931, -111.394699844
1.3 miles SW of Island Park, Idaho
GPS: 44°24'57.9"N 111°23'40.9"W
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State: Idaho


The Box Canyon Campground is situated on the canyon rim above the Henry's Fork of the Snake River. There are 16 single and 2 double units, each having tent and camper pads, fire rings, grills and picnic tables. Two of the single campsites are pull throughs. Campsites near the canyon rim are shaded by lodgepole pine and Douglas-fir. There are 2 vault toilets, water hydrants, and a bear-proof dumpster. The area is wheelchair accessible. This campground has several short trails that leave the Box Canyon Trail to access the Henry's Fork.

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  4. Leave what you find
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From Island Park, Idaho

  1. Head north on US-20 E toward Forest Rd 139 (0.2 mi)
  2. Turn left onto Forest Rd 139 (0.9 mi)
  3. Turn left to stay on Forest Rd 139 (0.5 mi)
  4. Turn left onto Forest Rd 563 (0.1 mi)
  5. Turn right onto Box Canyon Boat Ramp
    Destination will be on the left
    (0.2 mi)

The Box Canyon Campground is located 28 miles south of West Yellowstone, MT or 75 miles north of Idaho Falls, ID.  The entry way to the Campground is on the west side of Highway 20, one mile south of the Island Park Ranger Station.

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