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ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST
Arcadia Office (626) 574-1613
www.fs.fed.us/r5/angeles/recreation/ohv.shtml
4WD, motorcycles, ATVs. Call the number above for maps and info

BIG PINE FLAT MOTORIZED TRAIL
San Bernardino National Forest (909) 383-5588
www.wildernet.com (type the name of the trail in the search area)
DIRECTIONS: (From the town of Fawnskin) Off Hwy 38 turn north on Rim of the World Street. Go past the fire station where the road will turn into Forest Road 3N14.

BUTTERCUP SAND DUNES Imperial County (760) 767-4400  http://www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/ImperialSandDunes/index.html DIRECTIONS: Located south of Interstate 8 approximately 40 miles east of El Centro

CARNEGIE SVRA Livermore CA (925) 447-9027 http://ohv.parks.ca.gov DIRECTIONS: This area is located on Tesla/Corral Hollow Road at 18600 Corral Hollow Road, between Tracy and Livermore.

CLAY PIT SVRA Butte County (530) 538-2200 http://ohv.parks.ca.gov DIRECTIONS: From Highway 70, west on Oroville Dam Boulevard (Highway 162), two miles south on Larkin

CORRAL CANYON
Cleveland National Forest Descanso District (619) 445-6235 www.sdorc.org/ohvareas/c_canyon/c_canyon.html DIRECTIONS: The Corral Canyon Off Road Vehicle Open Area is located within the southernmost third of Cleveland National Forest near Morena Reservoir. From the San Diego area, take I-8 east to Buckman Springs Road. Drive south 3.6 miles, turn right onto Corral Canyon Road and drive 6.2 miles to the Four Corners Trailhead. At the trailhead there is staging for over 12 miles of trails for all types of ORVs.

COW MOUNTAIN
Near Ukiah (707) 468-4000 www.ca.blm.gov/ukiah/cowmtn.html DIRECTIONS: From Ukiah, take State Highway 101 south to the Talmage exit. Go east on Talmage Road about 1.5 miles. Turn right at East Side Road. Travel less than 0.5 miles to Mill Creek Road, which is on the left. Continue east on Mill Creek Road 3 miles to turnoff for the North Cow Mountain Area and 5 miles for entrance to South Cow Mountain. Obtain a free map at the BLM office in Ukiah of the Cow Mtn Recreation Area. Travel trailers are not recommended on any of the roads leading to the South Cow Mountain area.

CRAB FLATS MOTORIZED TRAIL
San Bernardino National Forest (909) 383-5588
www.wildernet.com (type the trail name in the search box)
DIRECTIONS: (From Big Bear Lake) Head west down Hwy 18 past the Snow Valley Ski Area, turn right (north) onto the Green Valley Lake Road. One mile before the town of Green Valley turn north onto Forest Road 3N16 and 2N54

DUMONT DUNES OHV AREA (Near Baker) BLM Barstow Field Office (760) 252-6000 www.ca.blm.gov/barstow/dumont.html DIRECTIONS: The riding area is south of the Armargosa River and east of State Highway 127, about 31 miles north of Baker, California. There are two ways of getting to the dunes. The Little Dunes staging and camping area is directly off Highway 127, conveniently located for immediate staging. One mile north of here, just off Highway 127, is Dumont Road, a dirt road which follows and crosses the river, leading to the main field of large dunes.

EL MIRAGE OHV RECREATION AREA Barstow Field Office (760) 252-6000 www.ca.blm.gov/barstow/mirage.html DIRECTIONS: The riding area is located west of the town of Adelanto, between US Highway 395 and the Los Angeles County line. Most visitors access the area from US Highway 395 in Adelanto by taking Crippen Avenue west and following the signs toward the town of El Mirage. Just east of the community of El Mirage, Mountain View Road goes north from El Mirage Road and enters the El Mirage OHV Recreation Area. A sign at this intersection directs visitors to the recreation area

GLAMIS Imperial County (760) 767-4400 http://www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/ImperialSandDunes/index.html DIRECTIONS: Located Off Hwy 78 twenty-five miles east of Brawley

GORDONS WELL Imperial County (760) 767-4400
http://www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/ImperialSandDunes/index.html  DIRECTIONS: Located off Interstate 8, approximately 40 milees east of El Centro

HEBER DUNES SVRA Imperial County (760) 767-5391
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=408 DIRECTIONS: The park (south of El Centro and I-8) is located eight miles east of the community of Heber on Heber Road. Access is via I-8 to State Highway 111 or 86. Hwy 86 becomes Heber Road where it intersects Hwy 111. Heber Dunes SVRA is bordered by Heber Road to the north and the Alamo Canal to the south and west. The new International border crossing into Baja, California, Mexico is located three miles south of the park

HOLLISTER HILLS SVRA San Benito County
(831) 637-3874 www.hollisterhills.com DIRECTIONS: This area is about six miles south of Hollister at 7800 Cienega Road.

HUNGRY VALLEY SVRA Los Angeles County (661) 248-7007 http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1192  DIRECTIONS: Hungry Valley is located in Gorman off of the I-5 freeway in the Tejon Pass, 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 55 miles south of Bakersfield. If traveling north on I-5, exit at the Gorman off-ramp. Turn left at the stop sign onto Gorman Post Road, traveling under the freeway. Make a right onto Peace Valley Road. The entrance to the park is one mile north on Peace Valley Road, to the left. (If traveling south on I-5, turn right under the freeway.)

IMPERIAL SAND DUNES Imperial County
(760) 767-4400
www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/ImperialSandDunes/index.html DIRECTIONS: Access the dunes from Highway 78 or Interstate 8, east of El Centro and west of Yuma.

JOHNSON VALLEY OHV RECREATION AREA Barstow Field Office (760) 252-6000 www.ca.blm.gov/barstow/johnson.html DIRECTIONS: The riding area is off Highway 247 (Old Woman Springs Road) and Camp Rock Road, about 55 miles southeast of Barstow or about 25 miles east of Victorville. Most visitors access the area off Camp Rock Road driving north off of Highway 247. Staging for many competitive events is at Anderson Dry Lake, about 10 miles north of Highway 247 just east of Camp Rock Road. There is also access north of Highway 247, driving east toward Yucca Valley, at Bessemer Mine Road (to get to Soggy Dry Lake) and Boone Road. All of these roads are graded dirt roads.

LARK CANYON Eastern San Diego County BLM El Centro Field Office (760) 352-5842 www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/larkcany.html DIRECTIONS: The Lark Canyon OHV area is located just west of the southern tip of the Anza Borrego State Park. The area can be reached from San Diego by taking I-8 east to the Boulevard/Manzanita exit and then Route 94 east to McCain Valley Road. The staging area is 5.2 miles north of I-8.

MAMMOTH BAR Auburn State Recreation Area, Plaster and El Dorado Counties (530) 885-5821 DIRECTIONS: Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills about 30 miles northeast of Sacramento. The entrance to Mammoth Bar is located on Old Foresthill Road. The easiest access if off of I-80 north of Auburn. Take the Foresthill exit off I-80 and go east about 2.5 miles to the Old Foresthill Road. Turn right on Old Foresthill and the entrance is about 1.5 miles on the left.

MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE (FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE ROADS ONLY) Southeastern California (760) 255-8801 www.nps.gov/moja/ DIRECTIONS: The Preserve is easily reached via I-15 or I-40 east of Barstow and west of Needles and Las Vegas. There are six freeway exits that provide visitor access.

OCEANO DUNES SVRA Formerly Pismo Dunes (805) 473-7220 www.oceanodunes.com

OCOTILLO WELLS SVRA Near Borrego Springs (760) 767-5391 http://ohv.parks.ca.gov DIRECTIONS: The area is located in east San Diego County and in west Imperial County, access is via Hwy 78 approximately 35 miles east of Julian or approximately 20 miles west of Hwy 86

PLASTER CITY OPEN AREA Imperial County (760) 767-4400 http://www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/plaster_city.html   DIRECTIONS: Interstate 8 East to Dunaway Road. Turn left at the stop sign, passing over I-8. At the end of Dunaway Rd. is Evan Hewes Hwy (Old 80). Turn left and head toward Plaster City. Plaster City East OHV entrance is about a mile up the road on the north side of Evan Hewes (your right). Plaster City West OHV entrace is about a mile or so past Plaster City on the north side of Evan Hewes (your right). From the North end of Imperial Valley: Take Hwy 86/78 to S30 (Forrester Rd), turn right. Proceed to Imler Road, turn right and follow until it dead-ends at Evan Hewes (Old 80). Turn right and head toward Plaster City (right in front of you). Plaster City East OHV entrance is about a mile up the road on the north side of Evan Hewes (your right). Plaster City West OHV entrace is about a mile or so past Plaster City on the north side of Evan Hewes (your right).

PRAIRIE CITY SVRA Sacramento County (916) 985-7378 http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=1221 DIRECTIONS: The area is located 20 miles east of Sacramento at 13300 White Rock Road in Rancho Cordova

RASOR OHV AREA Barstow
(760) 262-6000 www.ca.blm.gov/barstow/rasor.html DIRECTIONS: The riding area is between I-15 and the Mojave National Preserve about 25 miles southwest of Baker. Access roads are Basin Road and Rasor Road east of the I-15. Both of these roads are graded dirt roads.

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST
(909) 383-5588
LOCATION: The San Bernardino National Forest lies in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California at the east end of the Los Angeles metropolitcan area. It is located near the cities of San Bernardino, Hemet and Palm Springs.

SPANGLER HILLS
Ridgecrest
(760) 384-5400 DIRECTIONS: From the south, use US 395 to the town of Red Mountain and then take the Trona-Red Mountain Road 7 miles north to the boundary of the OHV area. Teagle Wash, a great place to unload and begin your riding is another two miles north. From the City of Ridgecrest, take the Trona-Red Mountain Road from SR178. Spangler can also be accessed from within the City of Ridgecrest by traveling south aproximately 3 miles on College Heights Boulevard to the OHV area north boundary.

STODDARD VALLEY OHV AREA Lucerne Valley, BLM Barstow Field Office (760) 252-6000 www.ca.blm.gov/barstow/stoddard.html DIRECTIONS: The riding area is in the wedge formed by I-15 and Claifornia Highway 247 (Barstow Road) south of Barstow. Most visitors access the area to the east off I-15 at the Outlet Center Drive exit (Sidewinder Road) or at the Hodge Road exit. From California 247 (Barstow Road exit) about 10 miles south of Barstow, turn off on Stoddard Wells Road or 15 miles south of Barstow at the access route behind the Slash X Cafe. All these entrances are dirt roads.

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN OPEN AREA Imperial County (760) 767-4400 www.ca.blm.gov/elcentro/superstition.html  DIRECTIONS: Interstate 8 East to Dunaway Road. Turn left at the stop sign, passing over I-8. At the end of Dunaway Rd. is Evan Hewes Hwy (Old 80). Turn right on Evan Hewes. Follow Evan Hewes to Huff Rd., turn left. (There will be houses on the right - south side of Evan Hewes - where you will be turning.) Follow Huff up to the Superstitions. Wheeler Rd. is a dirt road just before you go past the Superstitions to the playground. Turn left on Wheeler. Veer to the left. Follow the road around and when you come to the fork, veer to the right....follow down to the playground/competition area. From the North end of Imperial Valley: Take Hwy 86/78 to S30 (Forrester Rd), turn right. Proceed to Imler Road, turn right and follow to Wheeler Rd (past the big dip and just past the Superstitions) and make a right. Veer to the left. Follow the road around and when you come to the fork, veer to the right....follow down to the playground/competition area.

WILDOMAR OHV AREA Cleveland National Forest (Near Mission Viejo) (714) 736-1811 www.goodtime.net/mvi/lomvi099.htm DIRECTIONS: Take I-5 to San Juan Capistrano. Exit the freeway onto the Ortega Hwy (Hwy 74) eastbound. Follow Hwy 74 east for approximately 25 miles to the Forest Service Station at El Cariso. Continue past the station for approximately 1000 feet to the intersection with Killen Road. Turn right and follow the road south for approximately 9 miles to the Wildomar OHV area.

 

 

 

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