April 15, 2023

Pocatello–The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is offering a four-part series of hiking classes next month, all centered on exploring the City Creek trail system.  Their announcement reads:

Pocatello is a city worth exploring, let’s start at City Creek with a 4-part class! The goal is to get out in nature, explore the local trails and to be prepared for short hikes. Take this 4-part class to better understand the benefits, limitations, uses, safety and skills necessary for hiking. Keep in mind, you will need water, proper shoes (required), change of clothes for weather, and a small day-pack. This is a progressive series, building upon hiking endurance and knowledge.

We will meet at the trail head at 5:30pm. E-mails will be sent giving detailed directions to participants the Monday before the hike.

  • Part 1: Information on equipment, safety and trail resources for future use. Then, group will procced to hiking City Creek for about 4 to 6 miles at minimal elevation gain.
  • Part 2: Review of information from previous class. Increase hiking endurance and elevation. Location TBA.
  • Part 3: Loop hike. Location TBA.
  • Part 4: Point-to-point hike. Shuttle provided.

This class is open to adults, as well as to teens ages 14 and older who accompany an adult.  Each class costs $10 per person.  Pre-registration is required, and closes one week before each class.  To register, click here.




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