Carnegie SVRA

Sept. 1, 2021 – Campfire Ban
As of September 1, 2021, Carnegie SVRA will have a District Superintendent Posted Order for fire restrictions. The order is in place until further notice due to critical fire danger and reduced capacity to fight fires.

The fire restrictions are as follows:

  • No wood fires
  • No charcoal fires
  • No compressed log fires
  • No smoking

Self-contained gas or propane stoves are allowed in designated campgrounds or picnic areas, but visitors should have water or a fire extinguisher nearby to put out any uncontrolled fire.
 COVID-19 Guidelines - (June 21, 2021)

Recreate Responsibly
Protect yourself, family, friends and your community by following these prevention measures:

  • Know Before You Go – Prior to leaving home, check the status of the park unit you want to visit to find out what restrictions and guidelines are in place. Have a back-up plan in case your destination is crowded. Stay home if you are sick
  • Plan Ahead – Some restrooms will be temporarily closed to keep up with cleaning schedules. Bring soap/hand sanitizer.
  • Play It Safe – Find out what precautions you should take when exploring the outdoors, especially if this is your first time visiting the State Park System. Learn more at parks.ca.gov/SafetyTips.
  • Be COVID-19 Safe – State Parks continues to follow guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health:
    • Fully Vaccinated Persons: Face coverings are not required in public outdoor settings. For indoor public settings, such as museums and visitor centers, all vaccinated individuals are to self-attest that they are in compliance prior to entry.
    • Unvaccinated Persons: Face coverings are required in indoor public settings such as museums and visitor centers.
  • Leave No Trace – Leave areas better than how you found them by staying on designated trails and packing out all trash. Do not disturb wildlife or plants.
This park unit is partially open. Please take the time to read the information contained on this webpage to find out what is open and closed, and what COVID-19 guidelines are in place.

What is open now?

  • Limited parking is now available to the public.
  • Motocross Track
  • 4x4 Area
  • Trials Area
  • 110 cc Track
  • 70 cc Track
  • ATV Track
  • Riding Trails
  • Beginners Riding Area
  • MotoMart
  • Camping is now available at Carnegie SVRA.
  • Picnic tables
  • BBQ grills

TRAIL CLOSURES
 Phase 3   Open  Los Osos Climb  Closed
 Harrison Hill  Closed  Los Osos Knoll  Open
 Seven Trails  Closed  Burned Pottery  Open
 Raven  Open  West Black Bear  Open
 Kiln East   Open  East Black Bear  Open
 SRI Loop  Open  Bunkhouse  Closed
 Road Runner  Open  Kiln West  Closed
Last updated 10/12/21

Basic Park Information

Red Sticker Season: Red Sticker OHVs may be ridden October 1 - April 30. Green Sticker OHVs may be riden all year round. Learn more at California Air Resources Board Red Sticker Program or Red Sticker Riding Schedule

Operating Hours:
8 am - 8 pm - Spring/Summer
8 am - 7 pm - Fall
8 am - 6 pm - Winter
7 days a week

Phone: (925) 447-9027

Emergency 911

Fees: Day use is $5.00. Camping is $10.00 per night and per vehicle.

Park Brochure & Map

Address: 18600 west Corral Hollow Road, Tracy, CA 95376
Get Directions

Riding Facilities:
Motocross Track
ATV/MC Track
70cc Children's Track
110cc Beginner Track

Weather Conditions: Carnegie SVRA Weather Link
The hills at Carnegie SVRA will be closed for a minimum of 12 hours when we reach the following rain thresholds, as measured by the gauge at the park entrance.
• More than 0.30" in 12 hours
• More than 0.50" in 24 hours
• More than 0.65" in 48 hours

Store: MotoMart sells off-road parts and accessories, apparel, safety equipment, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. 
Call MotoMart at (925) 455-1318 for information and store hours, or visit their website www.motomartatcarnegie.com.

RECEIVE TEXTS ABOUT CARNEGIE SVRA CONDITIONS!  
Receive a text alert on your mobile device about wet weather closures and reopening's, track grooming, and other park conditions.
Text "OHV" to (662) 200-4303 to sign up. [12/14/17]

Dogs: Allowed on a tended 6 foot leash or confined in an enclosed vehicle, tent, or pen. Dogs, other than service animals, are prohibited on all motorized trails.

Welcome to Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area!

Located in the hills of eastern Alameda and western San Joaquin counties, Carnegie is one of nine SVRAs administered by the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Carnegie SVRA has more than 1,300 acres of riding area, over 80 miles of trails, and is a fun, challenging, and scenic place to ride. There are numerous off-highway opportunities for motorcycles, ATVs, 4x4s, and side-by-sides. Visit MotoMart for refreshments, bike parts and riding gear. Rest from riding in the day use area or spend the night in the campground. You might even catch a glimpse of the local wildlife.

Red Bike Jump

TERRAIN

Dirtbike rider

The park is characterized by rolling hills, dry rocky washes, and steep, rugged canyons with outstanding opportunities for hillclimbs and many scenic views. Carnegie provides a setting for off-highway vehicle users of all skill levels. The hills are divided into two use areas: open riding and designated trails only in Resource Management Areas (RMAs). Roads, trails, and riding areas are two way; please watch for oncoming traffic.

 

DAY USE AREAS

Enjoy the day in our day use areas, complete with ramadas, tables, BBQ pits and bathrooms nearby in the valley floor. There are picnic areas is the hills located in the areas of Black Bear, Los Osos, Phase III, and Pottery.

ATV and dirtbike on trail