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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Pocatello Parks and Recreation Dept. to Hold 2nd Public Meeting on Ross Park Draft Master Plan

Upper and Lower Ross Park

You haven’t missed your opportunity to comment on the future of Ross Park.

Tuesday, May 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Pocatello City Council Chambers, 911 N. 7th Avenue, the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department will host another community meeting and present the Ross Park Draft Master Plan to the public. The meeting will feature a brief plan and process overview by department staff, followed by a question and answer session. Attendees will also have the opportunity to look at display boards featuring parts of the plan and provide their comments. 

“Thank you to everyone who attended our last town hall for the draft plan and let us know their thoughts,” said John Banks, Parks and Recreation Director. “The Ross Park area is a jewel of Pocatello’s park system and we look forward to hearing other ways that the park, including the Ross Park Aquatic Complex and Zoo Idaho, can be improved.”

To view the plan, visit Residents can read the background memo on the effort at

For those who are unable to attend, they can complete the Ross Park Master Plan and Park System/Recreation Services Survey at or submit their feedback via email at through June 2.

Previously, the department held a town hall meeting on the Ross Park Draft Master Plan on January 29. 

For more information on the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department, visit

City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Skyler Beebe at; 208.234.6248; or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

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