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4 Best Off-Road Parks in California

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California has a huge variety of climates and terrain to explore, and these four state-run parks are some of the best. Admission is often only $5 or free, and some are even open all day, every day!

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Carnegie SVRA

Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm

Location: Tracy, CA

Cost of Admission: $5 daily

Types of Vehicles Allowed: Motorcycles and ATVs

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Heber Dunes SVRA

Hours of Operation: 8am – 5pm

Location: 1610 E. Heber Road, Holtville, CA, 92250

Cost of Admission: Free

Types of Vehicles Allowed: ATVs, dune buggies, utility vehicles, motorcycles


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Ocotillo Wells SVRA

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Location: 5172 Highway 78, Borrego Springs, CA

Cost of Admission: Free

Types of Vehicles Allowed: Off-highway vehicles

Explore over 85,000 acres of desert and several types of terrain, from sand blown hills to granite islands to mud.

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Hungry Valley SVRA

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Location: Peace Valley Road at Gold Hill Road, Gorman, CA, 92343

Cost of Admission: $5 daily

Types of Vehicles Allowed: 4×4 trucks, Jeeps, dune buggies, ATVs, and motorcycles

Hungry Valley is an off-road paradise, open all day every day and open to all kinds of vehicles. It’s the second largest OHV park in the state and offers 19,000 acres to explore with 130 miles of motorcycle trails. We recommend going on the spring or fall, as summer temperatures can go well over 100 degrees and there is often snow in the winter.


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