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Gator Run Offroad Park

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Alt Names

Gator Run Park, Alligator Run Park, Cherokee Bayou

Last Known StatusOpen

This large offroad park offers 5,200 acres of ATV trails, sand dunes, deep mud pits, clay pits and sand drags. The park is open for business during weekends and all vehicle types are welcomed.

The property also has 120 RV sites with full hookups, 70 sites with water and electricity and plenty of space for primitive camping. Park amenities include showers, a concession stand and a spray wash area. Cabins are also available for rent and reservations can be made by calling (903) 522-1901.

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Nearest CityTatum, TX
AddressCounty Road 2211 East, Tatum, TX 75691
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From: Dallas, TX
1) Take I-20 east to exit 595A
2) Turn right (south) off the exit ramp onto SR-322, continue .7 miles
3) Turn left (south) onto SR-149, continue 6 miles
4) Turn right (east) on FM-2906, continue 4.8 miles
5) Turn left (south-east) on County Road 2211, continue about 1 mile. Park entrance is on the right (south).


AreaTrail, Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenFriday - Sunday 8am-8pm
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountrySome Areas
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.


EntryYes ($10.00 per person)
RidingYes ($15.00 per OHV)
weekend pass - $15/bike; one day pass - $10
Tent: $0.00
RV: $30.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
primitive camping is free with paid gate entry
CommentCabin rentals available, call for reservations.


Contact InfoGator Run Offroad Park
County Road 2211 East
Tatum, TX 75691
(903) 522-1901



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Approx Size5,200 acres (8 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail50
Climate TypeUrban/Man-Made
Elevation250 to 350 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Single TrackThis private park has no single track trails.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)Good Shepherd Medical Center  (903) 315-2000
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NW)Longview TD Mart (903) 643-8999
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NW)Longview TD Mart (903) 643-8999
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV HookupOn Site
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn Site
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NW)Longview TD Mart (903) 643-8999
Swimming Swim AreaOn Site
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (SW)Cherokee Lake Boat Ramp (903) 643-3933
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