OHV Announcements

Off-Highway Vehicle Access Project

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Pleasanton Marriott
Address: 11950 Dublin Canyon Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588
Public Notice for Meeting

The 2023 (G23) Grant Cycle Has Begun

The OHMVR Division is now accepting applications from January 9th 2023, - March 6th 2023 5pm (PST)  for the G23 OHV Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program. Please visit the Grants Opportunities Page for more information and important dates. You can also email the Grants OHV Inbox at OHV.Grants@parks.ca.gov with any questions you might have regarding the Preliminary Application submission cycle.

Public Notice of Intent To use Environmental Assessment (EA)/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) 

Public Notice of Intent To use Environmental Assessment (EA)/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in lieu of a Negative Declaration for the Tahoe National Forest, Robinson Flat to China Wall Connector Trail Project:

Notice of Intent _Robinson Flat Connector Trail

Notice of Completion_Robinson Flat Connector Trail

CEQA FONSI_Robinson Flat Connector Trail 

Latest Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Information Bulletin

Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Information Bulletin, 20-1, regarding properly registered, street-legal, out-of-state vehicles may be downloaded from the Laws/Safety Page.

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Land Use in the Johnson Valley Area

JOHNSON VALLEY SHARED USE AREA TEMPORARY CLOSURE FOR FEBRUARY 17-27 2023 IS CANCELLED - AREA WILL BE OPEN FOR PUBLIC USE

JOHNSON VALLEY SHARED USE AREA STATUS UPDATE

The Marine Corps has released new temporary closure dates for the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area in 2024. The area will be temporarily closed to the public February 15th through the 27th, 2024. while the Marine Corps conducts critical military training.

All upcoming closures of the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area are listed below:

  • August 18 through August 28, 2023.
  • February 15 through February 27, 2024

Closure periods include the time required to ensure the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area is clear of recreation activity prior to military training and to confirm the land is safe for public access before reopening. The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area is unaffected by closures to the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area and remains open to the public for recreation and off-roading. Recreationists are also encouraged to explore other nearby off-roading areas including Stoddard Valley OHV Area and Ocotillo Wells State Vehicle Recreation Area when the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area is closed.

Training is conducted at the Combat Center year-round, including ranges acquired through the land expansion bordering the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area. Please be aware and respect base boundaries when recreating near the installation. Individuals have a personal and legal responsibility to avoid trespassing.

For additional information, including a map of the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area and adjacent Combat Center boundaries, please visit: www.29palms.marines.mil/johnsonvalley/ or email the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at SMBPLMSJOHNSONVALLEY@usmc.mil.