Jawbone OHV Area For Dirt Biking
The 42nd most popular offroad motorcycle trail in California.
Tuesday 16 August 2016 05:02 GMT
East of Bakersfield near Ridgecrest, the Jawbone OHV Open Area (aka Jawbone Station / Randsburg) has 8,500 acres open to dirt bike riding. There are steep canyons and hill climbs to explore.
Jawbone Open Area is located off State Highway (SH) 14, approximately 20 miles north of the intersection of SH 14 and 58 in the town of Mojave. A left turn from SH 14 onto Jawbone Canyon Rd., when traveling from the south. Traveling from the north, it is a right turn onto Jawbone Canyon Rd.
The entire OHV area and surrounding public lands are open to primitive camping. Within Jawbone Canyon itself, there are a number of excellent primitive camping sites and OHV staging/off-loading areas. Most of the sites within the OHV area are accessible by 2-wheel drive vehicles with trailers.
Overall, Jawbone OHV Area is the 42nd most popular dirt bike trail of all 120 dirt biking rides in California. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Jawbone OHV Area including Ballinger Canyon OHV Area, Hume Lake, Spangler Hills OHV Area and Dove Springs ORV Area.