Johnson Valley ORV Area For Dirt Biking

The 62nd most popular offroad motorcycle trail in California.

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Northeast of LA and south of Barstow near Lucerne Valley, the Johnson Valley OHV Area is open to dirt biking. Johnson Valley is a varied landscape for the off-highway vehicle driver. It is punctuated by steep red rocky mountains, rolling hills, open valleys, dry lake beds and sandy washes. Elevations range from 4,600 feet at Hartwell Hills to 2,300 feet at Melville Dry Lake. Vegetation consists of creosote scrub, annual grasses, wild flowers and Joshua Trees. The area near Anderson and Soggy Dry Lakes is used extensively for competitive racing events and OHV free play.

To reach the Anderson Dry Lake Staging Area from the intersection of I-15 and SR 18 in Victorville, go east on SR 18 for 25 miles. Go east (straight) on SR 247 (Old Woman Springs Road) and travel 5.25 miles. Turn left on Camp Rock Road and go 10 miles. Turn right to get to Anderson Dry Lake Staging Area.

Overall, Johnson Valley ORV Area is the 62nd most popular dirt bike trail of all 120 dirt biking rides in California. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Johnson Valley ORV Area including California City Riding Area, Rasor OHV Area, Stoddard Valley OHV Area, Mojave Road, El Mirage Dry Lake ORV Area and Olancha Dunes Riding AreaCal City MX Park.

Johnson Valley ORV Area Dirt Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (619) 255-8700 or (760) 252-6000; 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

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  34.5571, -116.7733

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/18/2016

ID:  18572

Johnson Valley ORV Area Dirt Biking Map


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