East Fork Mink Creek Nordic Center
Located about 7 miles from Pocatello, Idaho, the East Fork Mink Creek Nordic Center (EFMCNC) is operated by the City of Pocatello in conjunction with the Caribou-Targhee National Forest and volunteers from the Pocatello Cross-Country Ski Foundation. Operated under a special use permit through the USFS, it hosts approximately 20k of groomed skate and classic ski trails, as well as separate snowshoe trails and a sledding hill.
During the season the EFMCNC A-frame will be is staffed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Skiers may use the trails at any time during the season by purchasing a season pass or by using the fee box at the parking lot. The full service rental center is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the season. The season typically runs from mid December through late March.
For additional information, please contact Lance Clark via email.
Trail passes are required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and proof of purchase must accompany skier (i.e., season pass, daily pass, or parking receipt). Snowshoeing does not require a trail pass as those trails are not groomed, but it does require a parking pass.