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North Shadow Mountain OHV Trail System

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Alt Names

Ditch Creek, Bridger - Teton National Forest, Jackson Ranger District, Lost Creek, Gros Ventre Mountains

Last Known StatusOpen

Located north of Jackson, Wyoming, this area has around 11 miles of woods trails that wind through small open meadows and offer panoramic mountain views.

The trail system closes for the season during the winter months and generally reopens around June. The trail system is open to ATVs less than 50 inches wide but is also very popular with the mountain bike riders.

For a detailed trail map see page 5.

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Nearest CityKelly, WY
AddressShadow Mountain Road, Kelly, WY 83011
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From: Jackson, WY
1) Take US-189 north about 20 miles
2) Turn right (east) onto Lost Creek Ranch Road, continue 1.5 miles
3) Turn right (south) onto Shadow Mountain Road, continue .8 miles
4) Turn left (east) to stay on Shadow Mountain Road, continue about 1 mile
5) Staging area is on the left (north).


LandNational Forest


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Permit RequiredYesWY ORV Permit
Dates OpenJune 1 - November 30
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountrySome Areas
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.


Parking ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
CampingNo ($0.00)


Contact InfoBridger - Teton National Forest - Jackson Ranger District
25 Rosencrans Lane
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 739-5400
Contact InfoWyoming Department of State Parks
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(877) 996-7275
(307) 777-6323
CommentORV Permit Info



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Miles Of Trail11
Climate TypeForest
Elevation7200 to 8500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little



First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (SW)St. John's Medical Center (307) 733-3636
Gasoline Gasoline20-30 Miles (SW)Loaf 'N Jug (307) 733-7947
Diesel Diesel20-30 Miles (SW)Loaf 'N Jug (307) 733-7947
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (NE)Grand Teton Park RV Resort (307) 733-1980 or (800) 563-6469
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (NE)Grand Teton Park RV Resort (307) 733-1980 or (800) 563-6469
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (NE)Grand Teton Park RV Resort (307) 733-1980 or (800) 563-6469
Primitive Camping Campground20-30 Miles (NW)Signal Mountain Campground (800) 672-6012
Convenience Store Conv Store20-30 Miles (SW)Loaf 'N Jug (307) 733-7947
Swimming Swim Area30+ Miles (SE)Slide Lake Beach (307) 739-5400
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteLost Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NW)Signal Mountain Marina (307) 543-2831
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