Whether you are an experienced outdoor enthusiast or a new one, we look forward to seeing you on California’s park trails, beaches, mountains and the deserts but ask that you recreate responsibly. Please visit www.parks.ca.gov/COVID19 to view the latest visitor guidelines, safety tips and other important information that can help protect you and your family, and the safety of visitors and those who take care of the State Park System.
  • Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA
    More than 26,000 acres of scenic and challenging terrain offer recreation opportunities
    for ATVs, motorcycles, ROVs, and 4x4 vehicles.
  • Carnegie SVRA
    Known for its challenging hill climbs and single track trails, the SVRA offers a variety of recreation
    opportunities for OHV enthusiasts.
  • Clay Pit SVRA
    Located two miles west of Oroville, this 220-acre SVRA provides recreation opportunities for
    motorcycle, ATV and 4x4 recreationists.
  • Heber Dunes SVRA
    The sand dunes and dense groves of tamarisk trees that prevail throughout the SVRA offer a unique desert
    recreation experience.
  • Hollister Hills SVRA
    Divided into two unique recreation areas-the Upper Ranch and the Lower Ranch-the park provides a wide-variety
    of OHV recreation opportunities for all skill levels.
  • Hungry Valley SVRA
    OHV recreation opportunities include open areas, identified trails, tracks, play areas, special use areas,
    and a 4x4 obstacle course.
  • Oceano Dunes SVRA
    The SVRA provides a unique opportunity for visitors to participate in OHV recreation on several miles
    of beach and coastal sand dunes.
  • Ocotillo Wells SVRA
    More than 85,000 acres of Southern California desert provide a wide variety of opportunities for
    OHV recreation and exploration.
  • Prairie City SVRA
    This urban OHV Park provides recreational opportunities for motorcycles, ATVs, 4x4s, ROVs, Karts,
    and Quarter Midgets.

Visit OHV Parks

Visit one of our SVRAs

Ride your ATV, 4x4 or dune buggy on a wide variety of designated terrain and trails available at nine state vehicular recreation areas (SVRAs). Some SVRAs feature camping, swimming and other recreational opportunities.

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Learn about our Grants Program

OHMVR Division’s Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in financial assistance for well-managed, environmentally friendly OHV recreation to cities, counties, districts, federal and state agencies, educational institutions, federally or state-recognized Native American Tribes, Certified Community Conservation Corps and nonprofit entities.

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OHMVR Commission

The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission meets quarterly to review plans for new and expanded recreation areas and welcomes public comment on the OHMVR Division’s programs.


 

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Support the protection of our resources

The OHMVR Division plays an important role in protecting diverse natural and cultural resources throughout California. Click here to learn about the division’s numerous resource management projects.


Know before you go

Prior to leaving for your outdoor destination, learn how to recreate safely and responsibly. Read up on the rules of the riding, take a training course and find out about the proper equipment.

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OHV Adventure Guide

Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide

The OHV Adventure Guide has been updated. Click here to view the list of OHV opportunities.

State Vehicular Recreation Areas (SVRAs)

Bureau of Land Management OHV Areas

US Forest Service OHV Areas

Local Agency OHV Areas