Baldy Mesa (Trestles) OHV Staging Area

Area Status: Open
Trucks and OHV's at Trestles OHV Staging Area near Cajon Pass

This staging area has ample parking, vault toilets, trash cans, and a few unshaded picnic tables. Forest Road 3N21 north of the staging area is for Red/Green sticker OHV`s and High-clearance 4WD vehicles with license plates. 3N21 connects to the Baldy Mesa Road 3N24.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Wood and charcoal fires and stoves prohibited.
Fees: U.S. Fee Area Logo An Adventure Pass ($5/day, $30/year) or Interagency Passes are required on vehicles parked at staging area. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.
Permit Info: California Campfire Permit is required when using propane stoves and lanterns.
Open Season: Open year-round
Restrictions: CA State Parks OHV Must have current registration and operating spark arrestor. You are required by the California Vehicle Code to have a spark arrester, maintained and in effective working order, whenever you are operating your OHV on any forest-covered land, brush-covered land, or grass-covered land.
  • Vehicles on the OHV routes require either a license plate, red, or green sticker. Information for red and green sticker regulations and licensing requirements can be found at
  • No Red Sticker vehicles - May 1 through September 30
Closest Towns: Hesperia to the north, and Devore to the south.
Water: none
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center:
Front Country Ranger District
1209 Lytle Creek Road
Lytle Creek, CA 92358
1-909-382-2851 Thursday thru Monday. (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

General Information

General Notes:

From Interstate 15 exit Hwy 138 and turn east. Turn left at the first stop sign, Forest Road 3N21, and go north about 2 miles to staging area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


OHV Camping

Camping is NOT allowed, campfires (wood and charcoal) are not allowed. Propane stoves and lanterns okay with a California Campfire Permit..

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Class of Vehicle OHV

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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