South Fork Nemote Creek - Sheridan Ridge Loop

Total Miles


1,675.13 ft


1.25 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

South Fork Nemote Creek (FSR 9915)-Sheridan Ridge (FSR 9914-9912) Loop is a route that makes a big loop thru this section of Lolo National Forest. The route climbs to 5500' on a gravel one-lane road with steep banks and turns on the route. The route is only open from 05/16-10/14 or is impassible due to snow at the beginning of Summer. The route follows Nemote Creek for a few miles, which runs the length of the valley. There are places to stop to enjoy the scenery and have lunch. Flowers & colorful bushes can be found growing in the later part of summer. Most of the government land thru here is new growth due to past fires.

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South Fork Nemote Creek - Sheridan Ridge Loop
South Fork Nemote Creek - Sheridan Ridge Loop


Dirt or rocky road, typically unmaintained after rain or snow. You may encounter shallow water crossings and obstacles under 12" on the trail, including small ledges. Roads are typically one to two vehicles wide. Could be closed due to a late-season snow melt.

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Access Description

South Fork of Nemote Creek (FSR 9915) is located just off Nemote Creek (FSR 454). Nemote Creek (FSR 454) runs into Mullan Road E. 1.25 miles N. off the Tarkio Exit on I-90

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