Sheep Driveway Trail For ATV Riding

The 34th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Idaho.

  Swan Valley, Idaho, US


  July 18, 2016

In the Caribou - Targhee National Forest, the Sheep Driveway Trail #51 is a 28.5 mile route open to ATV riding. The entire route is open to offroad motorcycle riding, but only the first 5 miles are open to ATV riding.

To reach the trailhead from the intersecion of I-15 Business and US 26 in Idaho Falls, go north/east on US 26. Travel 21 miles to a left (north) on 175 Rd. E. Go 3 miles, travelling through the town of Poplar. Take a right on E. Heise Rd. This road goes through the town of Heise. Travel just over 2 miles and stay left on Kelly Canyon Rd. Go 3.5 miles to a left on 218 Rd. Travel 1.8 miles and turn right on Long Hollow Rd. (218.) Go 8.2 miles to a right on 226 Rd. Travel 3 mils to where the 226 Rd. intersects with Hilton Creek. This is the spot for ATVs to pick up the trail.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is permitted only on designated routes. All ATVs must have a valid registration.

Overall, Sheep Driveway Trail is the 34th most popular ATV riding trail of all 55 ATV trails in Idaho. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Sheep Driveway Trail including Railroad Right Of Way Trail, Highline Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Big Elk Creek Trail, South Fork Fall Creek Trails and Kelly Canyon Loop.

Local Contacts:  TNF (208) 523-1412; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  43.6734, -111.4207

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  17581

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