Bidwell FSR 2199

Total Miles
11.9

Elevation

334.85 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Fall

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Trail Overview

Bidwell FSR 2199, is a gravel forestry road that travels through Mark Twain National Forest. Bidwell is one of the longest forestry routes on the eastern side of the forest clocking in at 8.6 forestries serviced miles or 11.85 with the gravel roads that feed into it. Bidwell features many steep grades, climbing nearly 600 feet twice in its pathway. The condition of the road is mostly gravel, but it fades in places to partial dirt with occasional large rocks poking out of the road surface. The trail also features two natural creek crossings and one concrete-bottomed low water bridge. There are several hiking trails and camping cutouts along the road. Difficulty increases at the water crossings with heavy rain.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

From the East, come to the intersection of MO-T and MO-WW and head north for 5.9 miles on MO-WW, then the NE entrance to the trail will be on the left at 37.75124, -90.12527. From the West, come to the intersection of MO-OO and MO-T and head east 5.2 miles on MO-T, then the SW entrance to the trail will be on the left at 37.67928, -90.20710.