Located in California, the ATV trails in Tahoe offers over ten good ATV trail destinations. The best Tahoe ATV trails based on popularity are considered to be Foresthill OHV, Gold Note Trails System, Barrett Lake, Rubicon OHV Trail, and Prosser Hill OHV.
West of South Lake Tahoe in the Eldorado National Forest, the 20 mile route to Barrett Lake is open to ATV riding. This is a very challenging route with large rock obstacles and giant boulders.
East of Auburn and Foresthill in the Tahoe National Forest, the Forest Hill OHV and China Wall OHV Area has 100 miles of trails open to ATV riding. There are three Staging Areas to access the trail system.
In the Tahoe National Forest, the Fordyce Creek Trail is a 10 mile route open to ATV riding. It is known as one of the three routes used for the annual Sierra Trek. There are several deep water crossings and steep climbs. The route leads to Summit City at Meadow Lake.
North of Truckee in the Tahoe National Forest, the Prosser Hill OHV Area has 22 miles of ATV riding over several trails. The Prosser Hill Staging Area is located 4 miles north of town on SR89.