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  • Carnegie SVRA
    Known for its challenging hill climbs and single track trails, the SVRA offers a variety of recreation
    opportunities for OHV enthusiasts.
  • Clay Pit SVRA
    Located two miles west of Oroville, this 220-acre SVRA provides recreation opportunities for
    motorcycle, ATV and 4x4 recreationists.
  • Heber Dunes SVRA
    The sand dunes and dense groves of tamarisk trees that prevail throughout the SVRA offer a unique desert
    recreation experience.
  • Hollister Hills SVRA
    Divided into two unique recreation areas-the Upper Ranch and the Lower Ranch-the park provides a wide-variety
    of OHV recreation opportunities for all skill levels.
  • Hungry Valley SVRA
    OHV recreation opportunities include open areas, identified trails, tracks, play areas, special use areas,
    and a 4x4 obstacle course.
  • Oceano Dunes SVRA
    The SVRA provides a unique opportunity for visitors to participate in OHV recreation on several miles
    of beach and coastal sand dunes.
  • Ocotillo Wells SVRA
    More than 85,000 acres of Southern California desert provide a wide variety of opportunities for
    OHV recreation and exploration.
  • Prairie City SVRA
    This urban OHV Park provides recreational opportunities for motorcycles, ATVs, 4x4s, ROVs, Karts,
    and Quarter Midgets.

On the Trails with Wounded Warriors

California State Parks, ROHVA and the Wounded Warrior Project collaborated at Prairie City SVRA to provide military veterans a momentous off-highway vehicle experience that they will never forget. The event was caught on video (see link below). The clip features OHMVR Division's Deputy Director Chris Conlin and State Park Interpreter Greg Schumaker. The Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.

      On the Trail with Wounded Warriors Video

2013/2014 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program

The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR Division) announces its Final Awards for the 2013/2014 Grants and Cooperative Agreements grant cycle. [More info …] [713/14]

New CA Laws Will Regulate Side-By-Side Type OHVs

Senate Bill 234, authored by Senator Mimi Walters was signed into law by Governor Brown August 27, 2013, and takes place immediately.  This law amends AB 1266 and AB 1595 allowing 2013 and earlier ROVs with added/aftermarket seating.  The law also defines occupant handhold.  [More info ...] [ [10/11/13]

Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide

CA Off-Highway Adventure Map CoverThe OHMVR Division Off-Highway Adventure Guide has been updated. For a list of OHV opportunities, please reference the new Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure guide [PDF 3.5 MB]. [10/24/13]

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 Bureau of Land Management OHV Areas
 US Forest Service OHV Areas
 Local Agency OHV Areas


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