West Fork Mink Creek Trail - Hike, Horseback, and Mountain Bike near Pocatello, Idaho
S Mink Creek Rd, Pocatello, ID 83204, USA,Pocatello,Idaho
42.722567, -112.419396
10.4 miles S of Pocatello, Idaho
Address: S Mink Creek Rd, Pocatello, ID 83204, USA
GPS: 42°43'21.2"N 112°25'9.8"W
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State: Idaho
Trail Type: Out & Back
MTB Trail Type: Singletrack

Hike, Horseback, and Mountain Bike

A popular trail in the Eastern Idaho area for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking. The trail is a little over three and a half miles of single track riding. For the majority of the trail there is plenty of shade, which helps to keep it cool in the summer. The trail itself is a gradualt incline until it tops out at Ellk Meadows road. From here there are several other connecting trails people can take to extend their trip and see a little bit more of the scenery. 

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Never modify trail features. Ride trails when they're dry enough that you won't leave ruts. Speak up when you see others on the trail and always yield to hikers, horses, and others coming uphill. Always ride on the established trail.

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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

Directions

From Pocatello, Idaho

  1. Head southeast on N 7th Ave toward E Wyeth St (0.2 mi)
  2. Turn right onto E Clark St (0.2 mi)
  3. Turn left onto N 4th Ave (0.3 mi)
  4. Turn right onto E Benton St (171 ft)
  5. Continue straight to stay on E Benton St (0.4 mi)
  6. Turn left onto S Arthur Ave (0.3 mi)
  7. Continue onto W Putnam St (0.1 mi)
  8. Continue onto S Main St (1.3 mi)
  9. Continue onto Bannock Hwy (6.7 mi)
  10. Continue onto S Mink Creek Rd (3.3 mi)
  11. Turn right
    Destination will be on the left
    (75 ft)
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West Fork Mink Creek; Pocatello, Idaho by Tyler Stenersen
Mountain Biking Mink Creek Pocatello by brady james Mink creek, ID. trail by tony perez

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