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…]
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)
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.
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
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