Our Greenway provides access to special places that help create a strong sense of place and community in Pocatello and Bannock County while providing a multitude of recreational experiences for person of all ages and abilities. ounty.
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Welcome to Greenway Foundation!

The purpose of the Portneuf Greenway Foundation is to help establish and improve the Portneuf Greenway as a community resource and to encourage
restoration of natural areas along the Portneuf River to enhance the quality
of life for residents of Pocatello and Bannock County.

Greenways . . .

  • Provide people with access to outdoor recreation and enjoyment close to home.
  • Promote public health and safety by encouraging physical fitness.
  • Serve as sites for passive pursuits, such as picnicking, camping, and wildlife observation.
  • Provide opportunities for outdoor classroom experiences in close proximity to schools.
  • Help maintain strong public support for community conservation efforts because people can enjoy and appreciate what is being conserved.

    Our Greenway provides a place for visitors and resident bicyclists, hikers, walkers, joggers, rollerbladers, and physically challenged people to exercise and experience the natural beauty of our community. 

    Further it provides residents of the local residential community to enjoy a better lifestyle. We are community funded and publicly funded.

    Our Greenway also serves as an alternative non-motorized transportation route for commutes to work, school, parks, and recreation sites. This alternative form of transportation can help reduce air pollution, road congestion, energy consumption, and are economical and healthy for the user and the community. 

    Our Greenway serves as a venue for public access to adjacent public lands.

    2016 AMI Reach completed. The 4,000 feet of trail were laid down with support from AMIs, the IFFT Foundation, the Kirkham family, and proceeds from the RiverFest Duck Race.

    2017 Maag-Shadyside Reach completed. This stretch of trail was completed with generous support from Greg and Kathy Maag, and the City of Pocatello.

    2018 Red Hill Trail extended to Idaho State University. This section of trail was completed with generous support from Simplot, ISU, and the Jim Mulick Memorial.

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One-Week Stay at Casa Del LagoResort in the Osoyoos, British Columbia Canada

We were approaced by the Greenway initiative in Osoyoos BC to allow us to have a giveaway a prize for the best volunteer of the year each year! Now you have even more incentive to Volunteer with us! The Casa Del Lago Resort is the ultimate in lavish comfort located just hours from the Vancouver BC Airport. Flight and Accomodations will be included in these tickets. with 60 beautifully appointed two-bedroom suites, filled with dramatic furniture and stainless steel appliances.

All suites have air conditioning, cable television, phones, and ceiling fans, decorated with a distinctive modern design featuring cherry wood furnishing and stainless steel. Shaded patios and verandas provide a relaxing place to gather. Property amenities include: a large centralized pool with waterfall; Jazz, a French Fusion Restaurant; Bourbon Street bar; three tennis courts; and a full-press lighted basketball court.

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This package includes all meals at the resort and a $500 cash card for travel expenses. Air/ground travel included.
Generously donated by Ed & Marguerite Snell, Ed Snell's Pharmacy Shop

Casa Del Lago Resort & Golf Course Package, Located 300Km from Vancouver BC Canada

Two nights in a Premier Fireplace Lakeview Room at Casa Del Lago Resort and One Round of Golf for 2 at the resort's Golf Course.

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Property Donated

This package includes a $250 cash card for travel expenses. Donated by the Osoyoos BC Casa Del Lago Resort and Vancouver realty strawhomes.com in BC Canada. For your chance to win this Canadian summer home destination raffle buy tickets below.

We have a passion for providing great prizes and this property is superb! We hope you take full advantage of this paradise located in the only desert in Canada.

Choose One or Multiple Raffle Tickets


News From the Greenway:

Review the Proposed Bylaws

Click here to download the file

Benefits of a Trail System

The benefits of urban trail systems are many, from health of users to economic impact on communities in which they are constructed.  We have compiled articles on some of the trails across the country. 
Click here to find links.

Original Greenway Implementation Plan

The original Portneuf Greenway implementation plan from 2018 and the Pocatello City Council resolution endorsing the plan are now available on our website.

New at the Greenway:
The Greenway is now accepting donations online. The Greenway Foundation relies on your tax-deductible donations in order to improve the Portneuf Greenway trail system each year. Please consider donating today! Click here.
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Portneuf Greenway Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 71
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: (208) 234-GWAY  •  E-mail: pgf1@hostidaho.com

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