Rowher Flats OHV Area

Area Status: Open


  • Area is open to motorcycles, ATVs, and 4-wheel drive vehicles. Access is through Rush Canyon Road off of Sierra Highway.
  • There are three staging areas (I, II, and III) that include loading docks, picnic tables, trash receptacles and vault toilets. 
  • Spark arresters, mufflers (4WDs), and a valid registration are required for all vehicles. 
  • No stopping, unloading, or OHV-riding is permitted on the Rush Canyon access road. 
  • Rowher Flats OHV may be closed due to severe weather (forecast of 1 inch or more of rain).
  • Staging Area I: Ranger led OHV safety talks occur on most Sunday mornings.
  • Staging Area II: Adjacent to open area (140-acres)
  • For specific information about trails within Rowher Flats OHV area, click here.

At a Glance

Fees: Adventure Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required.
Open Season: Year round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. 
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (5)
Passes: Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661)269-2808 for current conditions and additional information.

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