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Plaster City OHV Open Area

Located approximately 17 miles west of El Centro on County Highway S80, this Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) open area provides ample opportunity to test individual driving skill over a variety of terrain. Two staging areas, Plaster City East and Plaster City West, are popular primitive camping and day use areas. Limited use areas and military practice bombing targets are immediately adjacent to the open area. Please observe all posted signs and do not enter the bombing ranges.

Directions:

 From Interstate 8 East:

  • Take the Imperial Hwy/S-2 exit North.
  • Turn east on County Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy.
  • For Plaster City West, continue east on Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy for 7 miles.
  • For Plaster City East, continue east on Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy for 10 miles.

From Interstate 8 West:

  • Take the Dunaway exit north.
  • Turn west on County Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy.
  • For Plaster City East, continue west on Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy for 2 miles. 
  • For Plaster City West, continue west on Hwy S-80/Evan Hewes Hwy for 5 miles.  

 

OHV Area Map (*.pdf)

Hours of Operations:
24 Hours / 7 days a week

Fees:
None

Seasonal Restrictions:

Red Sticker Season:
October 1 - May 31

For Information Contact:
BLM El Centro Field Office
1661 South 4th Street
El Centro, CA  92243
(760) 337-4400

Weather Conditions

CDD Final Interim Supplementary Rules

In case of an Emergency:
Dial 911