Hell's Half Acre Northbound Rest Stop - Hike near Blackfoot, Idaho
Veterans Memorial Hwy, Blackfoot, ID 83221, USA,Blackfoot,Idaho
43.303095499151986, -112.26903900504112
8.7 miles NE of Blackfoot, Idaho
Address: Veterans Memorial Hwy, Blackfoot, ID 83221, USA
GPS: 43°18'11.1"N 112°16'8.5"W
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State: Idaho

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This is a well maintained rest area with facilities to keep you happy as you travel through Idaho. This rest stop on Interstate 15 about 9 miles north of Blackfoot Idaho has nice picnic tables and grass areas. If you need refreshments there are vending machines to provide cold drinks. The rest area sits on a Lava flow area with a great walking path and information signs about the formations and wildlife you can see. On your trip to Idaho along the Veteran's Memorial Hwy (I-15) don't forget to stop at this rest stop to make your trip more comfortable.

38.1K Written by endovereric

Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don't feed the wildlife.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Blackfoot, Idaho

  1. Head southwest on N Broadway St toward W Pacific St (0.1 mi)
  2. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto I-15BL S/W Bridge St (signs for I-15)
    Continue to follow I-15BL S
    (1.0 mi)
  3. Turn right to merge onto I-15 N/US-26 E toward Idaho Falls/Butte (8.4 mi)
  4. Take the exit (0.2 mi)
  5. Continue straight
    Destination will be on the right
    (0.1 mi)

Approximately 9 miles north of Blackfoot on I-15 northbound.

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