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B.L.M. Recreation Area Shepherd Ah-Nei OHV Recreation Area
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Distance: Approximately 50 miles of OHV trail Trailhead: Staging Area Parking Lot Tail Ends: OHV Trail System loops throughout area and ends at the parking lot. This popular recreation area (pronounced ah knee) has a variety of uses. One portion is used almost exclusively for off-highway vehicle riding and consists of about 50 miles of trails on 1,062 acres. The other portion, about 4,000 acres, offers hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking, and bird watching opportunities. The OHV area is subject to closure to motorized vehicle use due to wet and muddy conditions or because of fire danger. Call the 24-hour hotline for the latest information: 896-5014. Otherwise, the area is open year-round. Recreationists should take extra precaution during hunting season. ATV and motorcycle riders using the area will need to purchase a special recreation permit for each vehicle they operate. These passes may be purchased at the OHV area by using a fee envelope at the kiosk in the parking area.
MAILING ADDRESS 5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, MT 59101
CONTACT 406-896-5013
FAX 406-896-5281
SEASON All Year: weather permitting
HOURS 6:00am - 10:00pm
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Take Highway 312 East from the old K-Mart in Billings Heights. Drive 7.7 miles to the flashing light and turn left onto Shepherd Road. Drive 4.78 miles north to Scandia Road, turn right onto Scandia Road and proceed 2.6 miles to the CA Road and turn left. The OHV parking area is on the left about 4.6 miles farther. Parking areas with access to the non-motorized portion are about 3 miles farther north.
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Hiking Horseback Riding Motorcycling Mountain Biking Nature Outdoor Activity Photography Picnicking Wildlife Viewing

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