North of Sierra City in the Tahoe National Forest, the Sierra Buttes OHV Trail is a 2.2 mile round trip route. This is a popular route that receives heavy traffic. The route runs from Sierra City to the Sierra Buttes.
To reach the trailhead from Truckee Take Hwy 89 north through Sierraville. You can either head west on Hwy 49 or on CR S620 (aka Gold Lake Hwy) to reach the trailhead.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is only permitted on designated Forest Service roads. To obtain the latest map of designated roads, contact the Forest Service HQ at (530) 265-4531.
Overall, Sierra Buttes OHV Trail is the 51st most popular ATV riding trail of all 106 ATV trails in California.