Ninemile Remount Depot and Historic Ranger Station
This historic site has a visitor center and self-guided tour where you can learn about the Ninemile Remount Depot which provided experienced packers and their animals for fighting fires and for backcountry work projects since the 1930s.
Located on the Ninemile Ranger District compound, this historic site is educational, nostalgic and a visual delight, with its Cape Code architecture, beautiful pasture and mountain landscapes.
Directions: From Interstate 90, take exit #82 at Ninemile.Turn right, go up the hill for 2 miles. At the intersection with Remount Road, turn right for 2.5 miles to the ranger station. The way is signed to and from the interstate to the ranger station. General Notes: There is a drinking fountain and flush toilets at the visitor center. View our brochure for details.
Come visit our pack animal display and learn about the historic remount depot. The self-guided tour is outside where you can take-in the beautiful pastures, glimpse towering Ch-paa-qn Peak, and see where the hard working mules hang out.