TOURIST GUIDE TO
THE FORT HALL REPLICA
The Fort Hall Replica is a reproduction of the original Hudson's Bay Fort. The construction was based on plans obtained from the Hudson's Bay Company and extensive research based on early descriptions of the Fort from persons who lived at or visited Fort Hall.
On interstate 15 South, Take Exit 67 (South 5th Exit) to 5th Avenue and turn going North toward the City of Pocatello. About 200 yards past where 4th Street and 5th Street unite as 5th Avenue. Turn left to 4th Street and you are along Terrill Ifft Park, First paved road on right and go up on top of Lava Cliffs, then turn right about 200 yards down Alvord Loop. You will be at the entrance to the Fort Hall Replica.
A map of the Pocatello and Chubback with points of interest is located at:
A map of the southeastern Idaho and the vacinity is located at:
An interactive map with Online Maps and Driving Directions can be found at Map Quest:
June 1 to August 30
Adult: $6.00 Seniors: $5.00 Youth: $3.00 (6-17) Child: Free (Under 6)
School Tours: $.50 per person
Fort Rental : $100.00 plus $50.00 deposit per day.
Stage : $30 / 5 hours or $55 per day
Pocatello Junction buildings $50 per day
Fort Hall Replica Commission
3002 Alvord Loop City of Pocatello
Upper Level Ross Park Parks and Recreation Department
Pocatello, Idaho 83201 922 N. 7th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83201
Questions, information requests, educational resources, and comments about this website Fort Hall Replica
During open hours: (208) 234-1795
During other times: (208) 234-6237
CLIMATE, RECOMMENDED CLOTHING:
Summer: sunny and usually hot to warm; high-low 92-62 degrees F.; wear shorts, T-shirt, hat, and sunscreen. Winter: cloudy and cold; high-low 40-20 degrees F.; wear coat and hat.
FACILITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES:
School Group Educational Programs -- We have a short video tape orientation program on Fort Hall and it's place in history. Each Replica Guide is prepared to provide information on the Replica and to answer questions.
Lodging and Camping Facilities -- There are no lodging or camping facilities immediately at the Replica. However, the Replica is located in the City of Pocatello and there are camping facilities and a many motels in the general vacinity.
Food, Supplies: No food, drinks, or cigarettes are allowed inside the Replica, nor is food is sold at the Replica. There are eating places, convenience and grocery stores located very near to Ross Park on South Fifth: plus, a great many restaurants, fast food places, convenience, and food stores in the City of Pocatello.
Other Concessions: Books, Replica T-Shirts, Native American Crafts, and other items are sold at the Replica.
Accessibility: The ground level room at the Replica and the Museum are wheelchair accessible.
Visit the Replica with numerous exhibits, enjoy a brief film on Fort Hall and the Bannock-Shoshone dances, and chat with the guide. Take advantage of the many other facilities available at Ross Park.
Not required, except for groups. For scheduling purposes, groups (10 or more people) should make reservations. School tours must make advance reservations.
BASIC VISIT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Allow two to four hours to explore the Replica, the Museum, Zoo, Aquatic
and Skate Park.
ADJACENT VISITOR ATTRACTIONS:
The Bannock County Historical Museum: located across from the Replica
site (3000 Alvord Loop, Pocatello, Idaho 83201, Tel: 208-233-0434)
Pocatello Junction: Scaled down Replicas of early Pocatello buildings
Ross Park Zoo: Entrance at lower level of Park
OVERVIEW OF ROSS PARK
Ross Park, Lower Level, East Side-2700 S 2nd
Ross Park Zoological Gardens
Plus playground area, band shell, park benches, picnic tables, and covered pavilion (lighted), and Union Pacific Railroad locomotive and caboose
Ross Park, Lower Level, West Side-2700 S 2nd
Multipurpose Aquatic Complex
Skate Park (16,000 sq. ft)
Plus 3 ball fields (1 lighted), parking area, picnic tables, park benches, restrooms, horseshoe courts, , and pay phone.
Ross Park, Upper Level,-S 5th Exit-S Of Fredregill On 4th
Fort Hall Replica (with amphitheater),
Bannock County Historical Museum,
Zoological Exhibits and Main Office
Plus covered pavilion (electricity), fireplaces, restrooms, 4 reserved areas (beer with permit), picnic tables, and playground equipment.