Blackfoot is a small community located centrally between two of Idaho’s largest cities, Pocatello and Idaho Falls. In Blackfoot you will find a perfect atmosphere to conduct business, raise your family, and enjoy numerous recreational activities.
Blackfoot is known as the “Potato Capital of the World.” Blackfoot and Bingham County are rooted in agriculture. The county harvests more potatoes than any other county in the United States. The potatoes that are harvested help supply two of Blackfoot’s largest employers, Basic American Foods and Nonpareil with their needed product.
Area residents have access to wonderful medical services. has a wonderful medical staff and offers
a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Blackfoot also has a wonderful medical clinic called There is also State Hospital South Hospital that specializes in treatment programs for persons with emotional disorders or the mentally ill. There are also many dental professionals to choose from in the community
is a vital part of our community, They deliver meals 7 days a week to citizens in our community who are unable to prepare a healthy meal, or transport themselves. They also offer delicious meals in our facility for guests of any age.
There are many recreational activities close at hand.
Senior centers offer a wide variety of programs and services, including:
Meal and nutrition programs
Health, fitness, and wellness programs
Volunteer and civic engagement opportunities
Social and recreational activities
Educational and arts programs
Safe driving classes
Weekly food pantry
Has 18 holes and is rated among the top five courses in Idaho. The course is the site of several major state golf tournaments throughout the year.
is a wonderful place to spend a day. There is a beautiful grove of cottonwood trees to spend some time having a picnic in the shade, A disk golf course, a large picnic shelter for family reunions, business parties, or community events. Playground equipment, a skate board park and an ice skating ring provides hours of fun and entertainment for the children. A wonderful feature of Jensen Grove is the Jensen Lake which provides water for all types of summer fun, including swimming, water skiing, boating and jet skiing. There is also a wonderful walking path around the lake for those who want to walk, bike or roller blade for exercise
Blackfoot has several big activities throughout the year.
is held in June each year. Pride Days is a wonderful community celebration with fun activities for all ages. There are activities like a car show, a potato feed, golf tournament, craft fair, air show. This event usually last for 3 days and is packed with fun activities.re about you.
In September Blackfoot Hosts the
The fair begins Labor Day weekend and more than 200,000 people attend each year. The fair offers horse racing, rodeos, a demolition derby, a tractor pull, and live entertainment by some of the hottest entertainers. There are exciting carnival rides, delicious foods, and local entertainers sharing their talents throughout the week.
There are many community events held through the year as well, such as Winter fest, the Mayors Ball, An Easter egg hunt, a wonderful 4th of July celebration with fireworks, community players productions,Christmas Tree Fantasy, Community Live Nativity and much- much more.