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Things to Do in the Pocatello, Idaho Area

Check Availability and Make ReservationsBlack Swan Inn is conveniently located near downtown Pocatello just one mile West of I-15.  We've compiled a list of the best of the Pocatello area to assist you in planning your trip.

Things to do in the Pocatello area:
Museum of Clean 711 S 2nd Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 (208) 236-6906
  This museum's theme is "clean," with exhibits that range from vacuums, tubs, washers, to things like restoration and waste

Idaho Museum of Natural History 921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 (208) 282-3168
Housed at Idaho House University, this museum offers classes and exhibits in anthropology, earth sciences, and life sciences

Pocatello Park System 144 Wilson Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 (Park and Rec Department) (208) 232-3901
  Pocatello has over 30 parks, offering a range of recreation opportunities, including a fully inclusive play structure called Brooklyn's Playground

Old Town Pocatello 420 N Main St, Pocatello, ID 83204 (208) 232-7545
  A collection of shops, art galleries, restaurants, offices, spas in historic buildings

Fort Hall Replica 3000 Avenue of the Chiefs, Pocatello, ID 83204 (208) 234-1795
  Fort Hall was an important trading post and stop along the Oregon and California Trails. At the replica of the fort, you can learn about this historic crossroads of the west.
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Stephens Performing Arts Center 1002 Sam Nixon Ave., Building 88, Pocatello, ID 83209. (208) 282-3595
Arts center located at the Idaho State University campus, which holds events such as music, dance, theater and lectures

Mystique Theater 158 E Chubbuck Rd, Pocatello, ID 83202 (208) 238-8001
  Founded in 1997, this theater hosts themed dining experiences, along with theatrical productions

Pocatello Zoo 2900 S 2nd Ave, Pocatello, ID 83204 (208) 234-6264
  Houses many North American animal species, such as bison, eagles and grizzly bears

Ross Park Aquatic Complex 32901 S. 2nd Ave., Pocatello, Idaho 83204 (208) 234-0472
The pool includes a zero depth pool with playground, a lazy river, and a waterslide

Riverside Golf Course 3500 Bannock Hwy, Pocatello, Idaho 83204 (208) 232-9515
  This municipal golf course is 18 holes and 72 par

Highland Golf Course 201 Von Elm Lane, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 (208) 237-9922
  This municipal golf course is 18 holes and 72 par

Recreational Trails Westside Ranger District, 4350 Cliffs Drive, Pocatello, ID 83204 (208) 236-7500
  More than 1000 miles of recreational trails are nearby for all types of outdoor activities, such as biking, horseback riding, backpacking, ATVs, and hiking.

Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, and Climbing 
All types of excellent outdoor recreational opportunities exist in the Pocatello area, such as fishing, ice fishing, biking, skiing, and more.
Fishing in Pocatello Idaho Golfing in Pocatello Idaho Mountain Biking in Pocatello Idaho
Other resources for the Pocatello area:

Pocatello Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce 324 S. Main, Pocatello, ID 83201 (208) 233-1525

Visit Pocatello Visitor Information  324 S. Main, Pocatello, Idaho 83204 (208) 479-POKY

Southeast Idaho Tourist Guide PO Box 669, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho 83246 (888) 201-1063

City of Pocatello 911 North 7th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201 (City Hall) (208) 234-6582
Black Swan Inn is located close to several popular tourist destinations. Some of these are:

Yellowstone National Park (miles are to the West Yellowstone Entrance) 158 miles to the North
Island Park, Idaho 130 miles to the North
Palisades Reservoir 106 miles to the North East
Jackson Hole, Wyoming 140 miles to the North East
Yellowstone Bear World 71 miles to the North
Craters of the Moon National Monument 88 miles to the North West
Sun Valley, ID 167 miles to the North West
Mesa Falls, ID 120 miles to the North
Saint Anthony Sand Dunes. 11,000 acres with dunes up to 400 feet tall 90 miles to the North
Idaho Falls LDS Temple and Visitors Center 50 miles to the North
Lava Hot Springs, ID 35 miles to the South East
Salt Lake City, UT 160 miles to the South
Bear Lake, ID 105 miles to the South East
Twin Falls, ID 115 miles to the West

Open House

We like to accommodate you and show you rooms anytime they are available. However, if you would like to view all the rooms, we have an open house every Wednesday and Saturday from 12:00-1:00. Please check-in at the Front Desk prior to viewing the rooms.
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Black Swan Inn     |     746 E Center St, Pocatello, Idaho 83201     |     208-233-3051     |