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About Us

Nestled between the Rockies and beautiful Henry’s Lake, Jared's Wild Rose Ranch Resort is a small fishing resort near Yellowstone National Park on 36 acres of land.  Founded and homesteaded in the 1860's by William Bowers, it was originally called Bowers Ranch. The second owner, Gil Telford, renamed the ranch Gil’s Wild Rose Ranch.  The name Wild Rose Ranch has stuck for over 100 years, and was changed in 1993 to Jared’s Wild Rose Ranch Resort, after then owners, McLloyd and Olivia Barney's son Jared.  Some of the original cabins dating back to the 1800’s have been remodeled and renewed, and can be rented today.

 

Cabins, A-frames, Duplex Condo’s, hotel style rooms, and other suites with kitchens and jetted tubs are some of the units we have to offer on this beautiful property. Our location is perfect for just about everyone: Yellowstone National Park tourists, outdoorsman, fishermen, families, groups, reunions, and other vacationers to the Island Park and West Yellowstone area. Our resort has a variety of large to small unit sizes from one bed to ten beds.

 

The Wild Rose Marina has boat rentals, perfect for all sorts of exploring on Henry’s Lake. From motor boats, paddle boats, canoes, paddle boards, and kayaks, we have a little bit of everything! The Marina also offers boat launching and parking, along with shore fishing (excluding the marina boat parking area). 

 

RV and trailer parking with full hookups are also on the property, along with tent camping.  Public laundry areas and coin-op showers and restrooms are available for campers. 

 

The check-in /office / reception desk also has a mini store, an arcade, an on-site restaurant, banquet room, and other facilities.

 

An outdoor hot tub, fire rings, park grills, and picnic gazebos are also available on site for guest use.  Have little ones? We have swings and a small playground for kids of all ages!  Forested areas and rock jetties are abundant for viewing the sunsets, wildlife, and nature. 

 

Our Henry’s Lake property is the closest Island Park location to both Idaho and Montana outdoor attractions including Yellowstone National Park (20 min), West Yellowstone shops and Playmill (15 min), Madison River (10 min), Gallatin River (20 min), Virginia and Nevada City Ghost Towns (60 min), Ennis (45 min), Hidden Lakes and 3 dollar Bridge (20 min), Big Springs (15 min), Mesa Falls (40 min), Lewis and Clark caverns (1.5 hrs), Grand Teton National Park (2.5 hrs), Quake Lake visitor center (12 min), Hebgen Lake Sunken resort (18 min), Yellowstone Playhouse (5 min), Sherwood Museum and Henry’s Lake Fish trap (1 min), Ashton (40 min), Box Canyon (25 min), Macks Inn (15 min), Island Park Reservoir (20 min), Henry's Lake outlet (15 min), Bird Refuge (35 min), Rodeo grounds (10 min), horseback rides (10-40 min), zip line courses (15 min), Sawtell Peak (20 min), Targhee hiking trail (10 min), continental divide for atv and off road fun (5 min), Big Sky (downhill skiing) (70 min), and much more.

 

Jared’s Wild Rose Ranch Resort is so much more than just a resort—it’s an experience. We hope you come and enjoy all we have to offer!