• Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 dirt bike, ATV, side-by-side (ROV/UTV), 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, interpretive programs, 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 natural and cultural resources, and a variety of wildlife 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.

Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Safety Week is Saturday, March 23 through Sunday, March 31! For more information about Safety Week activities, please visit the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation website. To sign up for free Dirt Bike, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV/"Quad"), and Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle (ROV/"Side by Side") Training, please review the Training Schedule.

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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.

We are testing out an online version of the OHV Adventure Map. Try it out and let us know what you think. Send comments and suggestions about the map to ohvaccessproject@parks.ca.gov.

State Vehicular Recreation Areas (SVRAs)

Bureau of Land Management OHV Areas

US Forest Service OHV Areas

Local Agency OHV Areas