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  • 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.

2015/2016 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program

The California Department of Parks and Recreation, OHMVR Division announces its Intent to Award for the 2015/16 Grants and Cooperative Agreements grants cycle. This Notice of Intent to Award is subject to execution of a project agreement. This notice does NOT constitute the formation of a contract between the OHMVR Division and the apparent successful applicant. [Read more ...] [6/6/16]

USMC Johnson Valley Shared Use Area Temporary Closure Notice, August 1-30, 2016

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is scheduled to temporarily close the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area to the public for military training from August 1-30, 2016. The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area will remain open to the public during the temporary closure. The USMC will work with BLM to address issues associated with the closure of the Shared Use Area. The USMC is implementing an effective public outreach plan to ensure the public is given every opportunity to understand the temporary change in land use. [7/10/15]

A meeting has been scheduled to notify and educate stakeholders on the upcoming August 2016 Shared Use Area closure. The meeting will be held on June 25, 2016, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Johnson Valley Community Center, 50567 Quailbush Road at Larrea Road, Johnson Valley, CA. For more information, please visit the Resource Management Group website. [Updated 6/6/16]

       Download letter from USMC to California State Parks Director, Lisa Mangat dated July 1, 2015.
       For more information, view the project website.

Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide

CA Off-Highway Adventure Map CoverThe OHMVR Division Off-Highway Adventure Guide has been updated. For a list of OHV opportunities, please reference the new Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure guide [PDF 3.5 MB]. [10/24/13]

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