Best Idaho OHV/4WD Trails

Idaho has 12 off-highway vehicle routes.

  September 20, 2018

Located in the US, the OHV driving in Idaho offers over ten good OHV trail destinations. The best Idaho OHV driving based on popularity are considered to be Crow Creek Road, Elk City Wagon Road, Danskin Mountains OHV Area, Hemingway Butte OHV Trailhead, and Pocatello ORV Area. For a detailed OHV riding trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Idaho OHV driving trail below.

Where Can I Drive OHVs In Idaho?

FEATURED:  Elk City Wagon Road


  August 18, 2016

Northeast of Grangeville and northwest of Elk City in the Nez Perce National Forest, the Elk City Wagon Road is a 53 mile route open to OHV users. This unpaved, single-lane road takes about 6 hours to drive. There are a few narrow, tight switchbacks.

FEATURED:  Danskin Mountains OHV Area


  August 18, 2016

East of Boise and north of Mayfield in the Boise National Forest, the 60,000 acre Danskin Mountains OHV Area has more than 150 miles of routes open to OHV use. The trail system consists of 6 major trails spread over a mountainous high-desert setting. The trails range from easy to most-difficult.

FEATURED:  Idaho Cenntenial Trail


  July 11, 2016

In the Owyhee Desert, the Idaho Cenntenial Trail is a 103 mile OHV dirt & gravel jeep road with limited services that passes through the high desert with views of grasslands, red-walled river canyons, and the Santa Rosa Mountains. The majority of the route passes through pristine American West from Jordan Valley to Grand View.

FEATURED:  St Anthony Sand Dunes OHV


  August 14, 2016

Northwest of Idaho Falls, the 10,000 acre St Anthony Sand Dunes has dunes up to 600 feet high open to OHV users. The dunes are 15 miles across. The eastern side has small rolling hills ideal for beginners, while the western side has more challenging hills for advanced riders.

FEATURED:  Old Sampson Trail OHV Route


  March 27, 2018

Northeast of Pierce in the Clearwater National Forest, the Old Sampson Trail OHV Route is a 4.5 mile route open to OHV users. The trail follows the ridge dividing Mannering Creek and Blakes Fork. The route climbs about 800 feet in elevation from the Meadow Creek Road to the Divide Road.