Bethel OHV Trails


Area Status: Open

This is a 43-mile trail established for all-terrain vehicles of widths no greater than 50 inches (primarily motorcycles, three and four wheelers).  The rider will encounter the south Mississippi Coastal Plains vegetative types (longleaf and slash pine, hardwood flats, swamps, pitcher plants, etc.).  Motorcycle Enduros are held annually and attract riders from various southern states. 

Facilities include a trailhead with primitive campsites and vault toilet (no water).

Trail use fee ($10.00 per user per day); ticket stub must be on each person. Operators must have valid driver’s license; under age 16 must have safety certificate and helmet.

Call before you haul.  Trail may be closed after wet weather for periods of seven to ten days or until conditions are suitable for re-opening. If gate to parking area is closed, trail is closed.  De Soto Ranger District Office: (601) 528-6180.

In case of emergency, call Harrison County Sheriff at (228) 865-7060.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: South loop only; Call before you haulĀ (601) 528-6180
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees: Trail use fee is $10.00 per user per day.
Ticket stub must be on each person.
Restrictions:
  • All-terrain vehicles of widths no greater than 50 inches.
  • Operators must have valid driver’s license.
  • Under age 16 must have safety certificate and helmet.
  • Spark arrestos and exhaust systems that shound to 96dBA at 20 inches from the machine must be installed.
  • Stay limit:  7 days.
  • No OHV or motorcycle riding allowed in the camping area.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed.
Restroom: Vault toilet

Activities

Dispersed Camping

 Primitive camping near trailhead.  Camp sites are unnumbered.

Fees: No fee required.

OHV Trail Riding

Amenities

Toilets: Vault toilet

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
43 mles