Sheep Driveway Trail For ATV Riding

The 32nd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Idaho.

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 32nd most popular ATV riding trail of all 55 ATV trails in Idaho.


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

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Date Updated:  7/15/2016

ID:  17581


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