In celebration of California's 50th Anniversary of the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Division, the 1st annual Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Safety Week is launching May 15 through May 23. This year’s theme is Know Before You Go. It consists of 4 parts: Safety, Supplies, Gear, and Location. Please visit California Outdoor Recreation Foundation visit https://outdoorrecreationfoundation.org/ for a full list of planned activities presented at various partners and state vehicular recreation areas promoting Safety Week.
Events are free; park entrance fee is $5. Hollister Hills SVRA has multiple entrances located along Cienega Road in Hollister. The main entrance is at 7800 Cienega Road, Hollister CA 95023. For more information, please email Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov or call (831) 636-2065.
Junior Ranger Riddle Safety Ride
Saturday May 15 at 10am
Sunday May 16 at 10am
Saturday May 22 at 10am
Sunday May 23 at 10am
Meet in the Lower Ranch Day Use parking area, in front of the Visitor Center for a free kids program through the campgrounds of the Lower Ranch. Must be able to ride an ATV or dirt bike, or drive with an adult in a vehicle. Please RSVP to Hollister.Hills@parks.ca.gov to reserve a space for the ride.
Saturday May 15 at 10am-12pm
Saturday May 22 from 10am-12pm
Kids growing like weeds? Got Extra Gear? In celebration of OHV Safety Week, Hollister Hills SVRA is hosting an opportunity for the public to swap gently used kid’s riding gear. The gear swap event will allow families to trade useable safety gear at a convenient location. Join us at the Hollister Hills Off-Road Association Training building, located in the day use parking area of the Lower Ranch, to drop off and pick up riding gear.
ATV/Dirt Bike Safety Clinic
Saturday, May 15 at 6pm
Meet in Madrone Campground located in the Lower Ranch for an evening program on ATV and dirt bike safety. A discussion on ATV/motorcycle maintenance, what safety equipment to bring while riding, trail etiquette and trail conservation. Lunch bags and helmet stickers will be provided to participants during an interactive game incorporating this year’s theme (Know Before You Go. It consists of 4 parts: Safety, Supplies, Gear and Location).
4x4 Safety Clinic
Saturday, May 22 at 6pm
Meet at the Obstacle Course located in the Upper Ranch for an evening program on 4-wheeling safety basics. Please check in first at the main park entrance, located at 7800 Cienega Road, Hollister CA 95023 to pay day-use fees and receive gate combination for entrance into the Upper Ranch. This event is on how to prepare for a family outing with a 4x4.? What safety equipment should be on the 4x4, basic 4x4 trail safety, trail etiquette and trail conservation. Spill kits will be provided to participants during an interactive game incorporating this year’s theme (Know Before You Go. It consists of 4 parts: Safety, Supplies, Gear and Location).