Lake Meredith - Blue Creek Bridge Area ATV Trails

North of Amarillo near Fritch, the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area has ATV trails. The area is divided into 2 sections, Blue Creek Bridge ORV Area and Rosita ORV Area. The 275 acre Blue Creek Bridge ORV Area is more remote and much drier than the Rosita ORV Area, with plenty of hill climbs and cliffs.

To reach the ATV riding trailhead at Lake Meredith from Amarillo, head north on SR136 for 30 miles.

Contrasting spectacularly with its surroundings, Lake Meredith lies on the dry and windswept High Plains of the Texas Panhandle in a region known as Llano Estacado, or Staked Plain. Lake Meredith was created by Sanford Dam on the Canadian River and now fills many breaks whose walls are crowned with white limestone caprock, scenic buttes, pinnacles, and red-brown, wind-eroded coves. Above lies the mesquite, prickly pear, yucca, and grasses of arid plains. And up the sheltered creek beds stand cottonwoods, soapberry, and sandbar willows.

Note: Blue Creek and Rosita Flats was set aside for all-terrain vehicle recreation. Riders must stay within the cutbanks of Blue Creek and Rosita and below 3000 ft. elevation.

Lake Meredith - Blue Creek Bridge Area ATV Trails Map

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Local Contact(s):  Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (806) 857-3151; Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX; Amarillo Chamber of Commerce (806)373-7800.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  NFS Blue Creek Bridge Campground

Local Website:  click herehttp://www.nps.gov/lamr/

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Date Updated:  7/25/2016

Lake Meredith - Blue Creek Bridge Area ATV Trails Map

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