Prosser Pits OHV Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Please read information on bulletin board at entrance to Prosser Pits before proceeding into the area.

Features:  Suitable for motorcycles and OHV use.  Difficulty level ranges from easy to difficult. Large open area to ride with additional access to designated trails and roads.  All level of riders can find a place to challenge themselves, or relax and take an easy ride. Please respect other riders and be aware on any day there may be a variety of levels of rider experience in the pit.

Precautions: This area is very close to private homes.  Caution should be exercised.  Do not trespass onto private property and keep noise to a minimum.  There are environmentally sensitive meadows in the proximity that must be protected.  Outside of the actual pit area, use is restricted to designated roads and trails only.  This is not a closed course area; approved spark arrestors are required on all vehicles.

Location: From Truckee take Highway 89 North for approximately one mile north of I-80.  Take a right onto Prosser Dam Road at roundabout.  Proceed east on Prosser Dam Road until pavement ends.  Please respect the speed limit in the neighborhood as you pass through.  At the end of pavement take a right and proceed approximately 0.10 mile. Entrance to the pits will be on your right.  Please read information on bulletin board at entrance to Prosser Pits before proceeding into the area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site has not been recently maintained, expect muddy conditions below 6000 ft. and moderate to heavy snow above 6000 ft. All restrooms are closed and locked and there are no trash services available.
Operational Hours: DAY USE AREA ONLY
Open Season: April 24, 2015
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: DAY USE ONLY. No camping or campfires allowed outside of developed campgrounds.
Closest Towns: Truckee, CA

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.2 miles

  Latitude : 
39.386911

  Longitude : 
-120.185683

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing

 



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