Mammoth Bar OHV Area For ATV Riding

The 6th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in California.

  Sacramento, California, US


  June 30, 2016

Northeast of Sacramento and Auburn in the Auburn State Recreation Area, the Mammoth Bar OHV Area has 50 miles of ATV trails over 1,200 acres. It is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills about thirty miles northeast of Sacramento. This motorcycle/ATV riding area has been used by off road enthusiasts for nearly 25-years and offers a wide range of trails and conditions in a beautiful setting next to the Middle Fort of the American River. It is limited to ATVs less than 40 inches wide.

To reach the trailhead from Auburn, head northeast on US80 to Exit 120 (Foresthill Road). Head east on Foresthill road for 3.3 miles to Old Foresthill Road. Turn right heading south on Old Foresthill Road for 1.6 miles. The parking area entrance road is on the left.

Note: the Mammoth Bar OHV Area is open Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday from Oct 1 to Mar 31, and on Sunday, Monday, Thursday from Apr 1 to Sept 30. Also, it may be temporarily closed during wet weather and until 24 hours after last rain.

Overall, Mammoth Bar OHV Area is the 6th most popular ATV riding trail of all 106 ATV trails in California. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Mammoth Bar OHV Area including Clay Pit Off Road Area, Carnegie State Recreation Area, White Pines OHV, Mi-Wok OHV, Hull Creek / Trout Creek OHV and Hunter Creek OHV Riding Area.

Local Contacts:  Auburn State Recreation Area (530) 885-4527; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  ASRA Ruck-A-Chucky Campground; Foothills Motel (530) 885-8444

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.91994, -121.00341

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  6/30/2016

ID:  13100

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