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  • Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA
    More than 26,000 acres of scenic and challenging terrain offer recreation opportunities
    for ATVs, motorcycles, ROVs, and 4x4 vehicles.
  • 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.

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]

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.

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 Marine Corps returned the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area to the Bureau of Land Management and it is now open to the public. The Combat Center is committed to maintaining positive relationships with our community and thanks community members for supporting its efforts in achieving current and progressive service-level training requirements.

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]
 
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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 [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


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