Barnwell Mountain OHV Recreational Area

The MOST popular off-highway vehicle trail in Texas.

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East of Dallas and northeast of Gilmer, the TMTC / Barnwell Mountain Recreational Area has over 150 miles over 1,800 acres open to OHV users. This area was opened in 2000 by the Texas Motorized Trails Coalition (TMTC). The rolling routes pass through rugged, heavily-wooded areas on an old iron ore mine.

To reach the area from Gilmer (2.5 hours east of Dallas), head north on SR155 for 5.8 miles. It is located behind the picnic area. There is a big blue sign that says Barnwell Mountain Recreational Area, but it is directly across the Hwy from the entrance. Turn into the picnic area and follow around to the BMRA gate. Open weekends.

Note: Open Friday to Sunday.

Overall, Barnwell Mountain OHV Recreational Area is the 1st most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 11 OHV routes in Texas.

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Local Contact(s):  BMRA/TMTC (903) 797-4066 or 845-6261; Local Tourism (903) 843-2413; Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX.

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Onsite Camping

Luxury Loding:  Gilmer Inn (903) 843-3033

Reference Source:  click here http://www.texasmotorizedtrails.com/

Article Source:   Barnwell Mountain OHV Recreational Area https://www.trailsource.com/?type=OHV&id=18583

GPS:  32.7959, -94.8644

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  18583

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