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*Please note that the events calendar may change and weather can cause partial closures within the park. Call the park to confirm at (831) 637-3874. 

APRIL 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
6 GP Track Hollister Hills Off-Road Association Wild Wabbit Hare Scrambles
Upper Ranch Full CLOSURE to public 4/3 - 4/7 (View Map)
Contact: www.hhora.org
 6  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

7 Mudstone Ranch  Wildflower Walk at 10am
Join us for an easy to moderate stroll through Mudstone Ranch to discover what’s blooming in our park. Meet in the Mudstone parking area, located on Cienega Road approximately 2.5 miles south of the Union Road and Cienega Road junction. Event is free; park entrance fee is $5 per vehicle. Questions Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov.
13 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off Road Association's Monthly Board Meeting 10am-12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
14 Lower Ranch 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event
Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com
12-14 Upper Ranch Crawlin' on a Budget hosted by Low Budget Off-Road
Preregister at https://lowbudgetoffroad.com/crawlin-on-a-budget
20 Lower Ranch (Radio Ridge)  Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt at 7:30pm
Join us for a glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt. Meet at Radio Ridge located in the Lower Ranch of Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area. Please bring a flashlight, or a black light to enhance your experience. Questions: Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov.
28 Nature Area

Nature Area Volunteer Hiking Trail Day from 9am-12pm
Pitch in, get dirty, and have fun at our volunteer trail day, helping to maintain our hiking trails in the Nature Area. Please bring your own work gloves,sunscreen and water. Tools and snacks are provided. All ages welcome.

Questions: Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov

26-28 Upper Ranch Annual MUD-N-YER EYE FROLIC hosted by MTA
Upper Ranch Full CLOSURE to public 4/26 - 4/27 (View Map)
Contact: www.mta4x4.com
27-28 GP Track Santa Clara Riders Unlimited/District 36 Hare Scramble Races
Upper Ranch Partial CLOSURE to public 4/28 (View Map)
Contact: Bill Rianda at 408-264-6610

MAY 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
 4  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

4-5 GP Track

United MotoX Foundation Track Ride Day & MX Coaching Clinic with Jeff Pestana
Contact: Suzanne Silacci (408) 706-3334 

10-11 Upper Ranch Cal4Wheel's Annual Molina Ghost Run
Upper Ranch Full CLOSURE to public 5/10 to 5/11
(View Map)
Contact: www.cal4wheel.com
11 Lower Ranch  Hollister Hills Off-Road Association Monthly Board Meeting 10am - 12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
18 Upper Ranch 4WD Safety Clinic presented by Esprit de Four
4x4 Obstacle Course CLOSED to public 5/18, 12-4pm for Clinic
Contact: www.espritdefour.com
19 Lower Ranch 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event
Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com

JUNE 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
1 Upper Ranch Hollister Hills Off Road Association Buckeye Bonanza Family 4x4 Poker Run
Contact:  www.hhora.org
 1  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

8 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off Road Association Monthly Board Meeting 10am-12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
9 GP Track 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com
21-23 Upper Ranch Annual California Dodge Power Wagon Rally
Contact: www.dodgepowerwagonrally.com or cadodgepowerwagon@gmail.com

JULY 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
 6  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

13 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Assocation Monthly Board Meeting 10am - 12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
14 Lower Ranch

40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition 
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event

Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com

AUGUST 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
3  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

10 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Assocation Monthly Board Meeting 10am - 12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
11 Lower Ranch

40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition 
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event

Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com

17-18 GP Track AMP MX Race
Contact: www.ampgfimotocross.com
31-Sept.1 GP Track AMP MX Race
Contact: www.ampgfimotocross.com

SEPTEMBER 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
7  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

8 Lower Ranch

40+ Vintage Motorcycle Race 
Vintage Track CLOSED to public during event

Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com

14 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Assocation Monthly Board Meeting 10am - 12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
21 Upper Ranch 4WD SAFETY CLINIC Presented by Esprit de Four
4x4 Obstacle Course CLOSED to Public 9/21, 12-4pm for Clinic

Contact: www.espritdefour.com
28 Upper Ranch Hollister Hills SVRA Annual Geocache Bash
Contact: hollister.hills@parks.ca.gov or 831-638-3207

OCTOBER 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
5 Lower Ranch   Annual Red Sticker Ride Day 
Contact: Faultline Powersports 831-637-8550 or www.faultlinemc.com
 5  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

12 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Assocation Monthly Board Meeting 10am-12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org
13 Lower Ranch 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to Public during event
Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com
26 Lower Ranch  RUTS Central Coast Annual Hot Dog Ride & Poker Run
Contact: www.rutscentralcoast.org
26 Lower Ranch & Upper Ranch "Clean Wheeling" at Hollister Hills SVRA
Join this nationally recognized day to Volunteer for Clean Wheeling (garbage removal) in the Upper Ranch & planting projects in the Lower Ranch
Contact: Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov or (831) 638-2065

NOVEMBER 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
2-3 GP Track AMP MX Race
Contact: www.ampgfimotocross.com
2 Upper Ranch Santa Cruz 4 Wheel Drive Annual Last One Standing
4x4 Obstacle Course CLOSED to public during event.

Contact: www.sc4wdc.com or email: officers@sc4wdc
2 Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

9 GP Track Hollister Hills Off-Road Association Annual Hare Ball Scrambles
Upper Ranch Partial CLOSURE to public 11/6 to 11/10 (View Map)
Contact: www.hhora.org
10 Lower Ranch 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event

Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com
16 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Association Monthly Board Meeting 10am - 12pm
Contact: www.hhora.org

DECEMBER 2019

DATE RIDING AREAS EVENTS / PUBLIC CONTACT
7 Lower Ranch Hollister Hills Off-Road Assocation's Annual Mad Hatter Family Poker Run
Beginner Track CLOSED to public during event
Contact: www.hhora.org
8 Lower Ranch 40 Plus Vintage Group Motorcycle Exhibition
Vintage and Intermediate Tracks CLOSED to public during event
Contact: www.40plusvintagegroup.com
 14  Lower Ranch

Mike's Off-Road & Moto Safety School - Beginner through Advanced
Contact: Mike (408) 887-9107 and/or mike.ruhstorfer@yahoo.com

Basic Event Information

Special Events
  Hollister Hills SVRA Special Events Hotline: (831) 638-3390
  Hollister Hills SVRA Special Events Email: hollisterhills.events@parks.ca.gov
 View Map for Defined Areas of Special Event Closures
  Group Camping Area 5 - Four-wheel drive groups can periodically reserve Area 5 for group camping. It accommodates up to 300 people. Motocross clubs can periodically reserve the GP Track for motocross events. Contact the park office to obtain more information on special events.

 

ASI and MSF Training
Hollister Hills SVRA offers free ASI (ATV) training to youth 6-17 years of age. Hollister Hills Off Road Association (HHORA) offers free MSF (motorcycle) training to all ages. For more information contact:  Cheryl Ashton (831) 638-3386 or email cheryl.ashton@parks.ca.gov