Pocatello Idaho Recreation

Your first stop should be the Pocatello Visitors Center. Take exit 67 and the signs will lead you there, as will the sweet aroma of the Rotary Rose Garden just behind the center. The staff at the Visitor Center can provide information along with a list of events taking place in the area.

 

Downhill Skier at Pebble Creek Ski AreaSnowmobile Hill Climb at Pebble Creek Ski AreaWinter Snow brings ski enthusiasts out of the woodwork in the Pocatello area. And it's no wonder considering that there are five groomed Cross Country Ski Trails and Pebble Creek Ski Area just minutes away.
Bannock County grooms over 250 miles of snowmobile trails in Bannock, Power and Caribou counties. The two main areas are Scout Mountain-Mink Creek area and the Inman-Pebble-Toponce area. Snowmobile Maps.

 

Ross Park Aquatic Complex in Pocatello IdahoThe Ross Park Aquatic Complex is more than just a pool! It is a community gathering place for kids of all ages to play, recreate and have an all around fun time. A 25 yard by 25 meter Swimming Pool, a zero depth Children's Water Playground, Lazy River, Activity Pool with huge water play elements and a waterslide will provide many hours of summer fun.

 


 

Visit the Pocatello Zoo at Ross ParkRoss Park is also home to the Pocatello Zoo, dedicated to the preservation and understanding of native North American animals.  The animals are displayed throughout 18 acres of natural one-of-a-kind landscapes.  The park is also home to the Fort Hall Replica, a reproduction of the pioneer town Pocatello Junction, and the Bannock County Museum.

 

Fort Hall Replica in Pocatello IdahoPocatello is also home of the Fort Hall Replica. The replica of the stockade trading post tells the story of one of the most thrilling periods of American history, when a young nation full of adventure and wanting new lands began the trek Westward migration that any nation had known. It is also located in upper Ross Park next to the Pocatello Zoo.

Fort Hall Replica Website | Hours and Rates


Old Town Pocatello

From specialty shops to fine international cuisine, Old Town Pocatello is a magnet for people looking for a unique, historic experience.  The Historic Walking Tour features buildings listed on the National Historic Registry with the dates like 1892 and 1903, whose architecture is as beautiful today as when first built.  These buildings are alive with antiques, sporting goods, books, bakeries, restaurants, art galleries and more.  Pocket parks are scattered throughout the area, some with beautiful public art pieces and others with water fountains and benches.  Events and entertainment includes outdoor summer concerts, haunted history tours and the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market featuring a variety of locally grown produce.  There’s always something happening in the historic heart of Pocatello.  Come shop, dine and play in Old Town Pocatello today!

 

Portneuf Greenway in Pocatello IdahoThe Portneuf Greenway has nature filled trails at either end of the community and islands of green for ordinary pedestrians in the Historic Old Town area. It includes 13+ miles of walking and biking paths along the river in town. It is open to bikers with a courtesy eye out for runners and walkers.

The Greenway provides a place for visitors and resident to ride bikes, hike, walk, jog, rollerblader, and for physically challenged people to exercise and experience the natural beauty of Pocatello Idaho.


 
Wrangler Million Dollar Silver Tour's Western Frontier Pro RodeoPocatello Super SpeedwayThe Bannock County Fairgrounds hosts several Rip Roaring Rodeos each year! Visit our Events page for dates. 

 

If you feel the need for speed, The Pocatello Super Speedway offers our local versions of Gasoline alley.

 

 

L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center

The L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center will be an impressive 110,000 square foot facility on the Idaho State University campus.
Its magnificent architectural design will make it the most extraordinary building of its kind in Idaho, boasting three versatile performance venues and auxiliary spaces designed for academic work and community enjoyment.

 

 

Visit Pocatello Website

Visit Pocatello
Visitor Iinformation & Lodging

324 S. Main
Pocatello, Idaho
Phone: 208-479-POKY (208-479-7659)
www.visitpocatello.com

Previously known as the
Pocatello Convention & Vistiors Bureau

Pocatello Chamber Website

Pocatello Chamber of Commerce
324 S. Main
Pocatello, Idaho
Chamber: (208) 233-1525
www.pocatelloidaho.com

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