Sam Houston National Forest - Northwest Side For Dirt Biking
The 14th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Texas.
Thursday 11 August 2016 04:48 GMT
North of Houston and just northeast of Conroe, the Sam Houston National Forest has 67 miles of dirt bike trails. The dirt biking route traverses loamy sand and mud, along with numerous creek crossings.
There are three distinct trail systems marked by red arrows: East Side, West Side and Northwest.
To reach the East Side dirt biking trailhead for the Sam Houston National Forest from Houston, head north on US45 for 60 miles to Exit #102. Turn left onto FS1375. Continue on FS1375 for 5 miles to the ranger station, or another couple miles beyond to the trailhead (just turn right at the Gulf Coast Trade Center and follow the signs).
Note: Trails are usually closed after rainfall. Call ahead. Trail maps are available at the Raven Ranger Station.
Overall, Sam Houston National Forest - Northwest Side is the 14th most popular dirt bike trail of all 44 dirt biking rides in Texas. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Sam Houston National Forest - Northwest Side including Mud Buddys ORV Park, Sam Houston National Forest - East Side, Sam Houston National Forest - West Side, Three Palms Extreme Sports Park, Splendora Motocross Park and Southwest Motocross ParkB C MX Park.