Lark Canyon OHV Area For ATV Riding

The 14th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in California.

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Southeast of San Diego, the Lark Canyon OHV Area has several miles of ATV trails. Located in McCain Valley Resource Conservation Area, Lark Canyon OHV Area is designed specifically for motorcycles. All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) might experience difficulty using the narrow trails.

Several miles of trails are located in the OHV area. The Wounded Knee Trail is a challenging ride that rewards riders with views of McCain Valley and surrounding area. All of the trails in the OHV area are signed.

To reach the trailhead from San Diego, head east on US8 70 miles to the Boulevard exit. The ORV Area is located 5.3 miles up McCain Valley Road on the left side.

Overall, Lark Canyon OHV Area is the 14th most popular ATV riding trail of all 106 ATV trails in California. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Lark Canyon OHV Area including Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Corral Canyon OHV Area, Ocotillo Wells State Recreation Area, Glamis Dunes and Arroyo Salado.

Lark Canyon OHV Area ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (760) 337-4400; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Academy ATV/Dirt Bike Rental (619) 840-0057.

Recommended Book:  "Guide To California Backroads Trails" from Charles Wells

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Lark Canyon Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  32.6914, -116.2599

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  12743

Lark Canyon OHV Area ATV Trails Map


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