Mammoth Bar Off-Highway Vehicle Trails Re-opened for OHV Use
California State Parks reopened several off-highway vehicle trails at Mammoth Bar in Auburn SRA. Use of these trails is restricted to Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays during the summer season, and additionally on Fridays from October 1 through March 31 seasonally. The reopened trails include: Ranch, River Bar, Stonewall, Rocky, Castle Rock, Hillside, Squaw Flat and the 90cc Track. Non-motorized day use and river access at Auburn SRA is available seven days per week from 8 a.m. to sunset. [Read more ...] [5/15/18]
Proposed Changes to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program
The Off Highway Motor Vehicle Division is proposing revisions to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program regulations. [more info…]
The 2017/2018 Grants Cooperative Agreement Program
The public review and comment period for the 2017/18 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program ended on April 2, 2018.
Public comments made to applicants may be viewed on the Division Website by clicking on the “Public Comments to Preliminary Applications” currently on the Grants webpage. Additionally, the public will be able to view the OHMVR Division comments to applicants by clicking on “Division Comments to Preliminary Applications” once they become available on the Grants webpage. The OHMVR Division comments will be available for viewing the week of April 16, 2018.
During the next phase of the grants cycle, applicants will finalize their application taking into consideration comments made to them by the public and the OHMVR Division.
- Application final filing date – May 7, 2018.
- Intent to Award will be posted on the Division Website – Monday, June 4, 2018.
- Appeal period – Thirty (30) calendar days from the Intent to Award posting on the Division Website.
USMC Johnson Valley Shared Use Area Current Status
The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 1-30, 2018 while the Marine Corps conducts military training to support a large-scale exercise. This closure period will include the time required to ensure the Shared Use Area is clear of recreation activity prior to training, and confirm the land is clear of hazards prior to reopening the land for public access. The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area will remain open to the public during the closure of the Shared Use Area. The Marine Corps will continue to conduct outreach to ensure the public is informed of the temporary change in land use.
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