Barnwell Mountain Recreation Area: Louisiana Backroad (formerly Angry Jeep)

Gilmer, Texas (Upshur County)

Last Updated: 06/14/2021
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Highlight: Barnwell Mountain Recreation Area: Louisiana Backroad (formerly Angry Jeep)
Louisiana Backroad (formerly Angry Jeep) is a leisurely drive, cutting through the park to eliminate the easternmost section of the Main Road, enabling faster access to the Xterra campsite, Any Sunday, and the play area along the northern trailhead of Solihull. Save yourself some time and take Louisiana Backroad if you're needing to expedite traversing the Main Road.


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1. Louisiana Backroad (formerly Angry Jeep) Northern Trailhead (0 mi)
Many choose to use the trail to head south from the northern trailhead, shortening their return to the front of the park.

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Starting Point: Main office

From the main office, travel south on the Main Road for 1.7 miles. The southern trailhead to Louisiana Backroad will be on your left.



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John-Paul Clark

Mapping Crew - Texas

JP began his off-road adventures as a "Toyota guy", then later crossed the dark side when he bought a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Describing himself as a 'heavy overlander / moderate crawler', he enjoys everything from long beach runs, to the mountains of Colorado, to the rocks of Moab.
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