A Shoshone Indian Chief who gained national notoriety during the struggle between white emigrants and Native Americans. When he died in 1884, he was buried in a deep spring in Idaho along with his clothing, guns, knives and hunting equipment. The city of Pocatello is named in his honor and erected his statue at the Pocatello Visitor’s Center. Learn more about Chief Pocatello and the monument.
An absolute must-see for the garden enthusiast when visiting Pocatello, is a rose lover’s paradise. This lovely Rotary International sponsored garden near the visitor center features over many beautiful domestic rose bushes in various colors.