Recreation

Off-Highway Vehicles

OHV riding     

OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES
Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) users will find many opportunities for off-highway enjoyment in the Sierra National Forest.

Become familiar with State OHV Laws, restrictions, and closures. Respect private property, wildlife and other forest visitors. Always operate your vehicle in a safe, responsible manner.

For information regarding how you can help protect the forest follow this link, and learn how you can Tread Lightly while using your OHV.

Use only the roads and trails designated for off highway motor vehicle use. SNF Motorized Travel Trespass Handout


Information for the Sierra National Forest's 2019 State OHV grant funding proposal/application for 2020... Click Link (2020 California State Parks OHV Grant Application Proposals


OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
All vehicles which are operated on public lands must be registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The registration fee is $50 per vehicle, and is valid for a two-year period. The OHV fees are used for acquisition of new OHV areas, development and operation of existing OHV areas, enforcement of the rules and regulations, and protection of the natural resources. DMV will issue a Green or Red Sticker for off-road vehicles. Vehicles which can be operated both on- and off-highway will be given a street-legal license.


OHV Registration Requirements

In order to operate any type of motorized vehicle off-road on public land, you must have one of the following:

Street-Legal License Plate: If you want to operate a 4-wheel drive vehicle or dual-purpose motorcycle on-road and off-road, you must have a street-legal license plate.

Green Sticker Or Red Sticker


Maps 

2017 OHV Maps

 

BASS LAKE

MVUM

Motorized Trails

Trail Number

Length (miles)

Click here - Mariposa Map

Hite Cove

19E200

4.3

Click here - Miami Map

Middle Bridge  ATV

21E201

0.4

Lower Miami ATV

21E202

0.5

Click here - Sierra Vista West Map

Star Lakes

22E203

2.8

Shuteye

06S059

2.7

Click here - Sierra Vista East Map

Green Mountain

22E206

1.5

Cattle Mountain

22E207

2.9

Red Top

23E205

1.4

HIGH SIERRA

Click here - Tamarack Map

Red Mountain

26E213

1.9

Coyote Lake

26E212

2.2

West Lake

26E215

0.2

Strawberry Lake

26E214

2.3

Mirror Lake

26E214

1.4

Mirror Lake Spur

26E217

0.1

Brewer Lake

26E218

3.0

Dusy-Ershim

07S032

33.0

Click here - Kaiser Map

Onion Springs

22E223

2.1

Bear Diversion

06S083

3.0

Hooper Diversion

07S065

2.5

Click here - Dinkey East Map

Bow Tie

25E208

3.0

Bow Tie Spur A

25E209

0.7

Bow Tie Spur B

25E210

1.2

Bald Mountain

26E219

3.8

Bald Mountain Spur

26E211

2.2

Swamp Lake

26E221

12.5

Swamp Lake Access

26E220

0.2

Grouse Lake Spur

26E222

0.1

Click here - Kings Map

Spanish Mountain

26E224

5.0





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