Juniper Flat OHV Area

Area Status: Closed
Juniper Flat OHV Area

Currently closed - no estimation on when it will reopen.

The Juniper Flat OHV recreation area is a popular destination for off road riders from the Yreka, Weed and Mt Shasta Areas. It is located in the Shasta Valley in a flat area of sandy soils and lava flows amidst juniper and sage vegetation. Juniper Flat is approximately 15 miles from Weed and 25 miles from miles from Yreka and Mt. Shasta.

The Juniper Flat OHV Area, located on the Goosenest Ranger District, provides riders with 48 acres of open riding terrain and has a day use parking area, picnic tables, vault toilets, and a loading/unloading ramp.  In addition, the Goosenest Ranger District offers 657 miles of road open to OHV use. For details about roads open to off highway vehicles please pick up a current copy of the Klamath National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map, which is available free of charge at all Klamath National Forest Offices and is available on this website.

Find your way there by using the Goosenest South Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM).

Always be sure to wear proper safety gear and make sure your vehicle has the appropriate tags from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Juniper Flats OHV area is closed until further notice due to vandalism, excessive littering, and illegal drug activity.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Information Center: Goosenest Ranger District visitor information (530) 398-4391

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Picnic tables: Picnic tables and BBQ

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