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Barnwell Mountain Recreation Area

Hwy 271, Gilmer, TX
+1 903-797-4066
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Very relaxing time

Barnwell Mountain is a place you can go to take your dirt bikes, four wheelers, side by sides, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelly M
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Royse City, Texas
via mobile
First time visit

The park is very accommodating. They have a nice pavilion for eating with a food truck that is... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
howell1sh
,
Mansfield, Texas
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“fire pit” (2 reviews)
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Hwy 271, Gilmer, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Barnwell Mountain is a place you can go to take your dirt bikes, four wheelers, side by sides, and 4 wheel drive jeeps and other vehicles. They have RV camp sites, tent sites, bunk houses(no plumbing), and cabins (with plumbing). We stayed in cabin #6...More

1  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The park is very accommodating. They have a nice pavilion for eating with a food truck that is operated by very friendly people. They will walk around greet the people and have fun with the kids. The trails are marked fairly well though some of...More

Thank howell1sh
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Have been to this park five times, stayed in cabins, bunkhouse and even off site at a hotel. We prefer to stay on site, as it makes it so much easier for meals and such. Cabins are perfect, as they have bathrooms and showers. Bunkhouses...More

Thank TinaRodriguezLafoe
Reviewed 10 February 2017

BMRA is a great place for 4x4 adventure. It has trails for every skill level. There are camping spots throughout the park. Electric hook ups and new pull throughs for the bigger rigs. It's family friendly and adventure filled!

1  Thank BlindWilly
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good trails when they aren't muddy. Signage is horrible, some missing. Trail ratings need to be updated on some of the trails. Other than that it's a fun place to spend the weekend. If you're camping be prepared to deal with annoying people blasting their...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 24 November 2016

First time out to Barnwell and we had a relaxing weekend hitting the trails in our JK. Plenty of trails for all levels. Trials were marked well and there were enough signs and arrows to keep you on the right path. We stayed in a...More

Thank jtothedub
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place is great for off road adventure no matter what your choice of transportation is from motorcycles to 4x4. We had a blast in our Jeep Wrangler. Awesome trails well marked. Good for beginners or experienced. All the family got involved from driving to...More

1  Thank Gina B
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We took our stock TJ to Barnwell to do some wheelin. We went with a group of four other Jeeps. I was impressed with how well the trips were marked. We stuck to 2 level trails with the occasion 3. We had a great day...More

Thank mithrildreams_com
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Had a great time at this off road park. The trails are really well marked and there are trails for people of all skill levels. The park is really pretty and quiet. We stayed in one of the little cabins and it was great! They...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I recently spent 4 days at BMRA for the 2014 SCARR event where Land Rover owners from all over the country come to test their vehicles and off road driving skills. I checked in at the front office and got a map as well as...More

2  Thank Chris S
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