Guide To Off-Highway Vehicle Areas
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Recreation Division (OHMVR) operate six State Vehicular
Recreational Areas (SVRAs) providing approximately 92,000 acres of
Off-Road areas with 1. 6 million visitors per year. Funds are also
provided to the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and
other agencies who have developed and currently operate a combined'
total of about 100 Off-Road areas, and upwards-of 100,000 miles of
unpaved roads and trails available to OHV use.
15751 Tesla Rd, Livermore, CA 94550, (925) 447-9027 or (925) 447-0426.
Terrain: 1,500 acres, hill-type trail riding, hillclimbs and motocross
track available. Elevations up to 1800 feet. Weather: Summer up to 105
degrees, winter mild, some rain. Open 7 days a week, 8 am to sunset.
Fees: Day use entrance fee $4.00 Camping fee $6 a night. No
reservations, MC, ATV, 4WD
Hills, 7800 Cienega Rd., Hollister, CA 95023, (831)637-3874.
Terrain: 6,627 acres of mixed chaparral, oak woodlands and grasslands
facility, Elevations 800 ft.-2600' ft, facility. Temperatures: summer,
low-mid 90's, winter, low 60's - upper 70's. Open daily dawn till dusk.
Fees: Day use entrance fee $4 a vehicle, $6 camping. No reservations.
Call for Special events information. MC, 4WD, ATV, DB, 4WD & DB
Valley, 50301 Peace Valley Road, Gorman, CA, (661) 248-7007.
P.O. Box 1360, Lebec, CA, 93243-1360. Terrain: Ranges from 2,600 ft. to
over 8,000 ft. on adjoining Los Padres National Forest. 137 miles of
OHV Trails and roads in Hungry Valley's 19,000 acres and over 150 miles
of National Forest OHV routes pass through high desert, rolling hills,
arroyos, scrubland and steep pine-forested mountains. 4-Wheel Drive
Obstacle Course and an under 60cc fenced junior rider play area open to
the public. Motocross Track by permit only to promoters and organized
clubs. 10 developed camp areas, 150 campsites with shade ramodas, fire
rings, picnic tables and primitive toilets. No water. Open daily, 24
hours. Fees: Day use $4 Camping $6. No reservations. MC ATV, 4WD.
Wells, 5172 Hwy 78, Ocotillo Wells, CA . Mail: P.O. Box 360,
Borrego Springs, CA 92004, (760) 767-5391. Over 60,000 acres of desert
terrain, from below sea level to 400 ft. elevations. Picnic tables,
shade ramadas, fire rings and dump station available. No Water
Available. Bring plenty of drinking water. Open daily, 24 hours, no
reservations. No fees. MCI ATV, DB, 4WD
576 Camino Mercado, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420, (805) 473-7230; 1,500
acres riding on beach and sand dunes. Hours: Day Use 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
daily. Camping reservations required for holidays. Call: Destinet
1-800-444-7275, 10-56 days in advance. Fees: Day Use Entrance $4,
Camping $6, MC, 4WD, ATV, DB.
City, 13300 White Rock Rd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, (916)
985-7378. 836 acres of rolling hills. Activities include: Open M/C, AN
and 4WD areas, 1/4 Midget track, Go-Kart Track, Clay Oval Track, MX
Track, Mud , Drags and a 4WD Obstacle Course. Call for Special Events
information. Open Thursday through Tuesday (closed Wednesday) from 8
a.m. to 8 P.m. fees: Day Use Entrance $4. No
camping. MC, 4WD ATV, DB.