From a historic downtown shopping district to the new Stephens Performing Arts Center, there are always things to do near our Pocatello, Idaho hotel. Red Lion Hotel Pocatello is centrally located to the best attractions. Wake up in one of our 150 plush accommodations and enjoy pure sunshine with endless recreational opportunities within the parks and trails along the 12-mile Portneuf River Greenways. During snow season, ski or snowboard at the Pebble Creek Ski Area and end your day soaking in the exhilarating Lava Hot Springs. After your adventures, return to our relaxing resort-style amenities, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site dining, room service, a state-of-the-art gym, a swimming pool, a whirlpool, and more
Contact our front desk regarding our special offers to save on attractions and make sure to check out some of our favorites below.
Craters of the Moon
In 1970, Craters of the Moon became one of the first designated federal Wilderness areas in the National Park System. Visit this enormous lava field to explore its interesting and scenic landscape.
Lava Hot Springs
Just 30 miles from Pocatello, Lava Hot Springs serves as a rejuvenating hotspot year-round. Visit over summer to tube down the river and plunge down some thrilling slides; or visit during a snowy winter day for a hot dip in the natural hot springs.
Outer Limits Fun Zone
Outer Limits Fun Zone features 30,000 square feet of laser tag, black-light golf, arcades, mini-bowling, and other activities for all ages.
Pebble Creek Ski Area
Located just south of Pocatello, Pebble Creek features 1,100 acres of 45 ski runs for all ages and abilities. Open mid-December through mid-April, this world-class resort offers ski lessons, rental equipment, and a lodge with restaurant and bar.
Pocatello Zoo promises hours of entertainment with native animal exhibits, an outdoor amphitheater, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and a playground.
Ross Park Aquatic Center
The outdoor Ross Park Aquatic Center features a large pool, a zero depth pool, a lazy river, a humongous play area and a water slide. For only $5, enjoy a day of action-packed, aquatic fun and make sure to check out the Splash Dances* from 9-11pm.
*Must be at least 12 years of age to attend
Yellowstone National Park
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park and home to majority of the world's geysers and an abundance of wildlife-including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.