The West Fork Mink Creek Trail is a 7.2 mile loop trail south of Pocatello. It is a moderately trafficked trail which features a river and is moderately rated.
Date of Hike: Saturday, October 23, at 8:00 a.m.
Distance Point to Point: 7.2 mile loop
Elevation gain: 1,066 ft.
Forest: Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Dogs: This trail is mainly used for hiking and running. Dogs should be on leashes.
- From Idaho Falls, travel South on I-15. Take exit 63 toward the Portneuf Area. Turn right onto S 5th Ave./W Old Hwy 91. Turn left onto N Fort Hall Mine Rd., turn right onto W Portneuf Rd., then left on S. Mink Creek Rd. to trailhead. This is a one hour drive from Idaho Falls.
- Meeting: Meet at Maverik Gas Station on Sunnyside at 8:00 AM or at the trailhead at 9:00 on October 23, 2021.
- Contact: Olga Greno-Perez at email@example.com or 208-809-4743 before trip if you plan on coming.