Crandall / Deer Creek

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

A popular motorcycle riding area with 40 miles of signed trails and 140 miles of road open to OHV use extending from north of Crandall Peak to the Deer Creek area northwest of Highway 108. The riding area ranges in elevation of 3,500 feet at Deer Creek to 5500 feet at Crandall Peak. Four-wheel drive and ATV trails are limited, but use is allowed on the 140 miles of road. A camping area located at Crandall Peak near Spring Gap off Forest Roads 4N01 and 4N88, accesses these routes and offers dispersed camping and vehicle parking/off loading with restrooms, but no other services or potable water is available. Trails in the Crandall Peak area are usually closed in the winter due to snow blocking access. Four-wheel drive and ATV trails are limited in the riding area, but use is allowed on the 140 miles of road.

For more information and other OHV riding opportunities on Forest Service lands, please visit the California State Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Website  or at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Mi Wok Ranger District (HWY 108) OHV trails are CLOSED for the season.
Fees No fee.
Permit Info: Campfire Permits are required for Dispersed Camping. Please check local restrictions by calling any Stanislaus National Forest Office.
Open Season: April - December
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Cold Springs, Pinecrest, Twain Harte and Sonora, CA.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Red Sticker / Green Sticker Information. California Air Resource Board Page for riding in California.
Access to the site is open, but there are no services to the toilet facilities and no trash collection.  Please plan ahead and pack out trash.

General Information

General Notes:

Red Sticker / Green Sticker Information. California Air Resource Board (CARB) Page for riding in California.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Camping

For more information and other OHV riding opportunities on Forest Service lands, please visit the California State Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Website at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. Open April 15th to December 15th, weather permitting.

Status description: Closed December 16 -April 14th
Fees: No fee

OHV Road Riding

For more information and other OHV riding opportunities on Forest Service lands, please visit the California State Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Website at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov.

Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.16083

  Longitude : 
-120.13275

 



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