Southeast Carson City, the 2,450 acre Prison Hill Recreation Area has trails open to ATV riding. There are three trailhead parking areas.
The northern end ATV riding trailhead is located off East Fifth Street near River Road. It provides access to non-motorized trails.
The main ATV riding parking area is located on the eastern end of Koontz Lane. It provides access to a loop trail at the top of Prison Hill with a nice vista.
The trailhead at the southern end provides access to motorized-use routes. These routes include a small loop trail system and several sandy washes.
Overall, Prison Hill Recreation Area is the 14th most popular ATV riding trail of all 27 ATV trails in Nevada.