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Title 13. Motor Vehicles
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 9. Off-Road Vehicles and Engines Pollution Control Devices
Article 3. Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines (Refs & Annos)
13 CCR § 2415
§ 2415. California Off-Highway Vehicle Areas and Riding Seasons for Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles with Use Restrictions.
(a) The following table lists public off-highway vehicle (OHV) areas in California that are designated for off-highway recreational vehicle operation. Although not every type of off-highway recreational vehicle may be eligible to operate at every OHV area due to restrictions by the designated Public Land Management Agency other than this section, vehicles that meet the emission standards in section 2412(b) are not subject to the riding season restrictions noted below. Model year 2003 through 2021 off-road motorcycles and ATVs that are certified pursuant to section 2412(c)(1)(B) are permitted to operate in the public areas designated for OHV use noted below, only during the applicable riding seasons noted. This table contains the following information: Public Land Management entities, OHV riding area names, and the applicable riding seasons. The OHV areas are listed in order of location, from north to south.
Table 1
OHV Areas and Their Riding Seasons for Vehicles With Use Restrictions
Public Land Management
Ranger District:
United States Forest Service
Field Office:
Bureau of Land Management
Riding Area
Riding Seasons
State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA):
California State Parks
OHV Area Name
Beginning
End
Mc Cloud Ranger District
McCloud OHV Area
Year round
Arcata Field Office
Samoa Dunes
Year round
Hayfork Ranger District
Hayfork OHV Area
Year round
Redding Field Office
Chappie-Shasta ORV Area
1-Oct
30-June
Eagle Lake Field Office
Fort Sage OHV Area
Year round
Mt. Hough Ranger District
Mt. Hough OHV Area
Year round
Feather River Ranger District
Feather River OHV Area
Year round
Downieville Ranger District
Downieville OHV Area
Year round
Beckworth Ranger District
Beckworth OHV Area
Year round
Army Corps of Engineers
Black Butte Lake
Year round
Upper Lake Ranger District
Upper Lake OHV Areas
Year round
Grindstone Ranger District
Grindstone OHV Areas
Year round
Ukiah Field Office
South Cow Mountain Recreation Area
Year round
Ukiah Field Office
Knoxville Recreation Area
Year round
SVRA
Clay Pit
1-Sep
30-Jun
City of Marysville
Eugene Chappie OHV Park
Year round
SVRA
Mammoth Bar
Year round
Nevada City Ranger District
Nevada City OHV Areas
Year round
Truckee Ranger District
Truckee OHV Areas
Year round
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Lake Tahoe OHV Area
Year round
American River Ranger District
American River OHV Areas
Year round
Georgetown Ranger District
Georgetown OHV Areas
Year round
Placerville Ranger District
Placerville OHV Areas
Year round
Amador Ranger District
Amador OHV Areas
Year round
Pacific Ranger District
Pacific OHV Areas
Year round
SVRA
Prairie City
1-Oct
30-Apr
Calaveras Ranger District
Calaveras OHV Areas
Year round
Summit Ranger District
Summit OHV Areas
Year round
Mi-Wuk Ranger District
Mi-Wuk OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
SVRA
Carnegie
1-Oct
30-Apr
Santa Clara County
Metcalf Motorcycle Park
1-Oct
30-Apr
Stanislaus County
Stanislaus OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Groveland Ranger District
Groveland OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
Bass Lake Ranger District
Bass Lake OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
SVRA
Hollister Hills
1-Oct
31-May
Hollister Field Office
Clear Creek Management Area
1-Oct
31-May
High Sierra Ranger District
High Sierra OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
Bishop Field Office
Bishop Resource Area
Year round
Hume Lake Ranger District
Hume Lake OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
SVRA
Oceano Dunes
Year round
Santa Lucia Ranger District
Santa Lucia OHV Areas
Year round
Kern River Ranger District
Kern River OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
Tule River/Hot Springs Ranger District
Tule River/Hot Springs OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
Ridgecrest Field Office
Olancha Dunes
Year round
Ridgecrest Field Office
Jawbone Canyon, Dove Springs
1-Sep
31-May
Ridgecrest Field Office
Spangler Hill
1-Sep
31-May
White Mountain Ranger District
White Mountain OHV Areas
Year round
Mt. Pinos Ranger District
Mt. Pinos OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
SVRA
Hungry Valley
1-Oct
30-Apr
Santa Barbara Ranger District
Santa Barbara OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Ojai Ranger District
Ojai OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District
Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
San Gabriel River Ranger District
San Gabriel River OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Front Country Ranger District
Front Country OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Mountain Top Ranger District
Mountain Top OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
San Jacinto Ranger District
San Jacinto OHV Areas
1-Oct
31-May
Barstow Field Office
Dumont Dunes
Year round
Barstow Field Office
El Mirage
1-Oct
30-Apr
Barstow Field Office
Stoddard Valley
1-Sep
31-May
Barstow Field Office
Rasor
1-Sep
31-May
Barstow Field Office
Johnson Valley
1-Sep
31-May
Needles Field Office
Eastern Mojave Desert Areas
Year round
San Bernardino County
Park Moabi
Year round
Lake Havasu Field Office
Parker Strip
Year round
Palm Springs Field Office
Colorado Desert Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Trabuco Ranger District
Trabuco OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
Descanso Ranger District
Descanso OHV Areas
1-Oct
30-Apr
El Centro Field Office
Lark Canyon
1-Oct
30-Apr
SVRA
Ocatillo Wells
1-Oct
31-May
SVRA
Heber Dunes
Year round
El Centro Field Office
Arroyo Salado
1-Oct
31-May
El Centro Field Office
Superstition Mountain
1-Oct
31-May
El Centro Field Office
Plaster City
1-Oct
31-May
El Centro Field Office
Imperial Dunes-Mammoth Wash
Year round
El Centro Field Office
Imperial Dunes-Glamis/Gecko
Year round
El Centro Field Office
Imperial Dunes-Buttercup Valley
Year round
(b) The Executive Officer shall publish in the California Regulatory Notice Register and notify potentially affected OHV Area Managing Entities regarding revisions to Table 1 in subsection (a) at least 30 days before the revisions take effect, in the following situations:
(1) The Executive Officer may revise Table 1 in subsection (a) where there is a change in the designation (with respect to California Ambient Air Quality Standards), from zone nonattainment to attainment, of an area in which an OHV area is located, provided that the attainment area is not identified as an upwind contributor to significant impacts to transport of ozone or ozone precursors as identified and defined in Section 70500, Title 17, California Code of Regulations.
(2) The Executive Officer may revise Table 1 in subsection (a) to reflect changes in the physical characteristics or identity of OHV Areas, including but not limited to changes in ownership or control of listed areas, addition or deletion of areas, or changes in the geographic domain of listed areas.
(c) Section 2415 shall only apply through December 31, 2024. Effective January 1, 2025, off-road motorcycles and ATVs that were certified pursuant to section 2412(c)(1)(B) are permitted to operate year round in public areas designated for OHV use unless otherwise restricted by the designated Public Land Management Agency.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 39600, 39601, 43013, 43018 and 43107, Health and Safety Code; and Sections 38020 and 38390, Vehicle Code. Reference: Sections 43013, 43018 and 43107, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 12-8-99; operative 1-7-2000 (Register 99, No. 50).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 4-27-2004; operative 5-27-2004 (Register 2004, No. 18).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 7-16-2007; operative 8-15-2007 (Register 2007, No. 29).
4. Amendment of subsection (a) and new subsection (c) filed 11-26-2019; operative 1-1-2020 (Register 2019, No. 48).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
13 CCR § 2415, 13 CA ADC § 2415
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