Northwest OHV Park

Bridgeport, Texas (Wise) Technical Rating: 1-10

Last Updated: 04-19-2008

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Status: Open
Permit Information:
Permit Required - Click Here
Difficulty: Easy-Extreme
Length: 25.0 Miles
Category: Desert, Mine, Mud, Rock, Sand
Highest Elevation: 960 '
Duration: about 8 hours
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Go: West
Connecting Trails:
Nearest Town:
Bridgeport
Nearest Town w/ Service:
Bridgeport
Nearby Trails:
Forest Service Road: #
Forest Service / Park District:
Bridgeport City

Northwest OHV Park Highlights

Highlights: Northwest OHV Park - Bridgeport, Texas

Northwest Park is a Bridgeport City park designed for use by ATV, UTV, and 4wd vehicles. It provides 300 acres of off-road adventure with a wide range of trail difficulties. The park is open mainly on weekends.

Technical rating: (1-10) Easy-Extreme

Severe conditions. Extreme caution recommended. Impassable by stock vehicles. Winching required. Trail building necessary. May be impassable. Impassable under anything but ideal conditions. Vehicle damage probable. Personal injury possible. Extreme caution necessary.

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Directions to Trailhead

The off-road park entrance is located at 2914 Highway 101, about a mile North of Highway 380 in Bridgeport. Accessing the park does require heading south on Highway 101, so if coming from Highway 380 a U-turn will be required after passing the turn-off on Highway 101. The park is set back a short distance from Highway 101 with a dirt road between the highway and the gatehouse.

The park is open every Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in summer and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in winter. Park access fees range from $2 for city residents in a vehicle not to be driven on the trails, to $25 for full sized SUVs. Also required is an annual Texas OHV decal which costs $16.

 

Trailhead GPS Coordinates:

33° 14' 7.22"N
97° 46' 24.47"W

Topo Maps:

Trails Map

GPS Exchange File:

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Route Description

The below way-points are used to show the boundaries of the park on the map at the top of this page. A trail map, color-coded to show trail difficulty, is available by clicking on the Topo map / Trails Map link above.

The park offers all kinds of four-wheel drive and rock crawling challenges, for all types of off-road enthusiasts.

1: Gate House

This is the main entrance to the trails. You will need to pay a fee here to enter the park.

2: North West Corner

This is the Northwestern most corner of the park.

3: Western Boundary

Western Boundary of the Park.

4: West-middle Boundary

West-middle Boundary of the Park

5: South West Boundary

Northwest OHV Park - Waypoint 5: South West Boundary

This is the Southwestern most corner of the park.

6: South-middle Boundary

South-middle Boundary of the Park

7: Southern Boundary

Southern Boundary of the park

8: South East Boundary

This is the Southeastern most corner of the park.

Camping and Lodging

There is on-site primitive camping available for $15, but only on the second Saturday of every month near the gatehouse. The only amenities are restrooms. You can also find a handful of budget hotels just a few miles away within the city.

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I've been writing for TrailsOffroad since August 2015. Before that, I had been off-road in places like central and northern Utah, east and west Texas, and...

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Trip Reports

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Offroaded on 04-19-2008

Status: Partially Open

Conditions: Sunny

Low Temperature: 60° F

High Temperature: 80° F

Trip Report: Northwest OHV Park - Bridgeport, Texas Trip Report: Northwest OHV Park - Bridgeport, Texas Trip Report: Northwest OHV Park - Bridgeport, Texas

I took a friend of mine who was in town (well in Texas at least) - for training as part of his Air Force duties - to the Northwest HOV area. We went to Bridgeport in my 2007 FJC TRD SE. The trails were still being developed then, and we were there for a special event with other off-road enthusiasts to help blaze them.

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