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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.

Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Proposed Rulemaking

The OHMVR Division has proposed revisions to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program regulations.  [Read more ...] [8/14/15]

Eastern Kern County Property Acquisition

The OHMVR Division has successfully acquired approximately 25,000 acres of land in Eastern Kern County. The land acquisition was approved by California’s Public Works Board (PWB) in November 2014 as the Eastern Kern County SVRA, Onyx Ranch project. The newly acquired property is part of the San Andreas District. San Andreas District staff have begun implementing management measures as specified in the Eastern Kern County Property Acquisition Environmental Impact Report (EIR). [Read more ...] [7/16/15]

USMC Johnson Valley Shared Use Area Temporary Closure Notice, August 1-30, 2016

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is scheduled to temporarily close the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area to the public for military training from August 1-30, 2016. The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area will remain open to the public during the temporary closure. The USMC will work with BLM to address issues associated with the closure of the Shared Use Area. The USMC is implementing an effective public outreach plan to ensure the public is given every opportunity to understand the temporary change in land use. [7/10/15]

       Download letter from USMC to California State Parks Director, Lisa Mangat dated July 1, 2015.
       For more information, view the project website.

New Law Pertaining to Transportation of Unregistered OHVs

Assembly Bill 2752 was signed into law on September 15, 2014. This law amends the California Vehicle Code Section 38020 by removing the word “transport” from the first line of that section. This removes the prohibition of the moving of an unregistered off-highway vehicle while they are in the process of being transported from one location to another. Citations for having an unregistered off-highway vehicle can only be issued if the unregistered vehicle has been removed from the trailer or truck bed. This law is effective January 1, 2015.

  Download Law Enforcement Bulletin [PDF posted 12/2/14]

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]

 State Vehicular Recreation Areas (SVRAs)
 Bureau of Land Management OHV Areas
 US Forest Service OHV Areas
 Local Agency OHV Areas

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