Mount Gilead Church FSR 2148

Total Miles


331.67 ft


0.5 Hours

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Best Time

Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter

Trail Overview

Mount Gilead Church FSR 2148, is a gravel forestry road that travels a small area of the Fredericktown sector of Mark Twain National Forest, within the northern hills of Madison County, Missouri. It features course gravel that was recently hauled in for logging purposes, there are a few mild hills and small water collection spots but is mostly easy riding, near the end the road turns to dirt and features a campable area and a turn around cut out.


The road is simple and mostly maintained. The gravel is coarse and bumpy, featuring mild water collection spots, and mounding, near the end the gravel stops and goes straight to dirt. There is subtle rutting and water collection within the tire path. The tree line tightens up, but shortly after ends at the edge of the Mark Twain National Forest and private property lines. There is a cut-out to easily spin around and head back out.

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Access Description

From the North at Missouri Route T, at 37.68119, -90.16471, head south on Martin Road (turns into Madison County Road 256) for 3.3 miles, turn left onto Madison County Road 265, continue for .4 miles, and the trail will be on your right at 37.63197, -90.16326.

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