Made available for your use through an agreement with the US Forest Service and the California State Department of Parks and Recreation. This is the only area within the Trabuco Ranger District where Off-highway riding is permitted. We hope you enjoy the area safely and within the rules and regulations governing this area. This 360 acre OHV area contains over 8 miles of trails. Restrooms and well water are provided at the trailhead. A trail is provided between the campground and the OHV riding area for non-highway legal vehicles.
At a Glance
Wildomar OHV Area and Campground are subject to last minute unannounced closures based on wet weather and extreme fire conditions. For the most current information please contact the Trabuco Ranger District Office at 951-736-1811.
Street legal vehicle operators are required to possess a Class C Driver License and must additionally possess a M1 Endorsement, if on a street legal motorcycle. Green or Red stickers are required on all non-street legal vehicles. Red Sticker use period in Wildomar is Oct 1st to April 30th. Certificates for juvenile riders are required.
The San Mateo Canyon Wilderness is adjacent to the OHV area and vehicles are not permitted within its boundaries
OHV must have a US Forest Service approved spark arrester
Alcohol is prohibited at all times in both the OHV Area and the Campground
Lake Elsinore, CA
From the West: Take I-5 to San Juan Capistrano. Exit the freeway onto the Ortega Hwy (Hwy 74) east bound. Follow Hwy 74 for approximately 25 miles to the Forest Service Station at El Cariso. A Visitor Center is at this location. If you choose not to stop continue past the Station approximately 1000 ft to the intersection with South Main Divide Road (formerly known as Killen Trail). Turn right and follow the road south for approximately 9 miles to the Wildomar OHV area. The area is well posted so be sure you are in the designated OHV area before riding.
From the East: Take Hwy 91 to I-15 south. Follow I-15 approximately 22 miles to the Hwy 74 exit. Travel west on 74 approximately 12 miles, through Lake Elsinore and up into the mountains via the Ortega Hwy (Hwy 74). Follow the Hwy to the intersection with South Main Divide Road, formerly known as Killen Trail (if you reach the Forest Service Fire Station you have passed it). Turn left and follow the road south for approximately 9 miles to the Wildomar OHV area. The area is well posted so be sure you are in the designated OHV area before riding.