Dead Horse Ridge For ATV Riding

The 55th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Idaho.

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Northeast of Idaho Falls and southeast of Swan Valley, the Dead Horse Ridge Area Trails is a 25 miles trail system connecting the Echo/Indian Creek trails to the South Fork Fall Creek Trail. At the mid-point, the trails meet at 4 Corners where the Bear Creek Trail System also intersects (separate map).

To reach the trailhead from Swan Valley, head southeast on US26 to FS058. Turn left heading south on FS058 (aka Snake River Road). Turn right on first road (FS077) to the trailhead. The trailhead is 2.8 miles from US26.

Note: ATVs will not be permitted to enter into the following National Forest campgrounds; Falls, Calamity, Big Elk Creek, and Alpine. The campgrounds listed will have a designated parking area for ATVs and ATV Trailers. All ATVs must be either parked in the designated area or put on the trailer and parked at your campsite if space is available.

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


Local Contact(s):  Caribou-Targhee National Forest (208) 523-1412; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820.

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Article Source:   Best Dead Horse Ridge ATV Trails Review

GPS:  43.43333, -111.403667

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  21798

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