Sheep Rock Overlook

photo: Type: Backcountry
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: T21N, R3W, Section 2, Sheep Rock.
States: Idaho
Counties: Adams
Latitude: 45.19148   Longitude: -116.66944

From Council, ID to Cuprum, ID-Road #105 through Cuprum, turn on #106-steep windy ridge top road to Sheep Rock. There is a lot of mining history in the vicinity also. Access to Sheep Rock is a steep, windy, narrow road that is not suitable for RV's or large trailers.


Short scenic views loop trail, goes to nice overlook of Hells Canyon. No interpretive features due to wildfire in 1988

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 7,000
Elevation High Point: 7,025
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Mike Stayton
Recreation Specialist
Payette National Forest
Weiser Ranger District
851 E. 9th
Weiser , ID 83672
(208) 549-4224

Information Contact:
Jane Cropp
Payette National Forest
P.O. Box 1026
McColl , ID 83638
(208) 634-0700



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