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Teton Valley

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Other Names

Caribou-targhee National Forest, Teton Basin Ranger District, Mike Harris Campground, Mikesell Canyon, Pole Canyon, Powerline ATV Trail, Fourth of July Peak, 4th of July Peak, Old Sheep Corrals, Trail Creek, Murphy Creek

Last Known StatusOpen

This part of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest offers mostly single track trails but also has a designated trail for ATVs called the "Powerline Trail". Trails are tight and narrow and are geared for the experianced rider. Camping can be found at Mike Harris Campground, which offers 12 shaded sites, each with a picnic table and BBQ grill.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesIdaho OHV Registration Sticker
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedYes(WA, OR, NV, UT, MT)
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate and narrow terrain
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsSome Areas(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSSome Areas(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYouth Onlyrequired for persons under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trail
Rule Enforcement
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TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
CampingYes
Tent: $12.00
RV: $12.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Mike Harris Campground Fee

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingVery Good
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityVictor, ID
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From: Idaho Falls, ID
1) Take Hwy 26 east about 40 miles
2) Turn left (north-east) onto Hwy 31, continue 20 miles
3) Turn right (south) onto Hwy 33, continue about 4 miles
4) Turn right (west) onto FS Road 239, follow signs toward campground entrance.

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoCaribou-targhee National Forest
1405 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
(208) 557-5900
mailroom_r4_caribou_targhee@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov

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TERRAIN

Approx Size10,000 acres (16 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail100
Climate TypeForest
Elevation6500 to 7500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has mostly rocks.Mostly
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has many steep hills.Many
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 many single track trails.Many
RoadsThis national forest has some roads.Some
ShadeThis national forest has almost all shaded areas.All
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has mostly expert terrain.Mostly

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (N)Victor Gateway Station (208) 787-4427
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (N)Victor Gateway Station (208) 787-4427
Potable Water WaterOn SiteMike Harris Campground (208) 557-5900
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (N)Teton Valley Resort (208) 787-2648
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (N)Teton Valley Resort (208) 787-2648
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn SiteMike Harris Campground (208) 557-5900
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (N)Victor Gateway Station (208) 787-4427
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