Northwest OHV Park
Bridgeport, Texas (Wise) Technical Rating: 1-10
Last Updated: 04-19-2008
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Northwest OHV Park Highlights
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.
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
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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Offroaded on 04-19-2008
Status: Partially Open
Low Temperature: 60° F
High Temperature: 80° F
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.