2017/2018 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Workshop Information
It’s that time again – time to prepare for the 2017/2018 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program (Grants Program) grant cycle. The workshops scheduled for the week of January 8, 2018, will get you ready, prepared, and informed for the upcoming OHV grants cycle. [Read more ...] [11/14/17]
Oceano Dunes SVRA and Pismo State Beach Public Works Plan Listening Session
The California Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking feedback on the development of a Public Works Plan at Oceano Dunes SVRA and Pismo State Beach. A Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Ventana Grill - Pacific Room, 2575 Price Street, Pismo Beach, California 93449. For additional information, please download the following documents:
OHMVR Program Information Bulletins
OHMVR Program Information Bulletins have been created to provide the public with information about the different areas of the Program. The bulletins are available on the Publications / Reports web page.
- OHMVR Program Overview (May 2017)
- OHMVR Program Interpretation & Education (May 2017)
- OHMVR Program State Vehicular Recreation Areas (May 2017)
- OHMVR Program Natural and Cultural Resources (May 2017)
- OHMVR Program Law Enforcement / Public Safety (May 2017)
Red Sticker Riding Season Nonresident Compliance
Non-California residents must now comply with the California Air Resources Board Red Sticker riding season requirements. An Off-Highway Vehicle Information Bulletin explains the background behind the change. See the OHV Registration Section (Nonresident OHV Use Permit web page) for more information and to download a copy of the bulletin. [More info...] [2/23/17]
USMC Johnson Valley Shared Use Area Current Status
In addition, the Marine Corps announced the next planned use of the Shared Use Area for military training in August 1-30, 2017, honoring the commitment to provide a minimum of 12 months advance notice to the public of training in the Shared Use Area.
As with August 2016 training, the closure period will include the time required to ensure the Shared Use Area is clear of recreation activity prior to training and to confirm the land is clear of hazards prior to reopening for public access. The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area will remain open to the public during Shared Use Area closure.
For additional information including a map of the area, please visit the United States Marine Corps website. [Posted 8/30/16]
Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide
The 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]
State Vehicular Recreation Areas (SVRAs)
Bureau of Land Management OHV Areas [NOTE: Links to BLM OHV Areas are unavailable at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.] (12/2016)
US Forest Service OHV Areas
Local Agency OHV Areas