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Panoche Hills Horseback Riding 

Panoche Hills wildflowers (BLM photo)

The Panoche and Tumey Hills are now under Fire Season Vehicle Restrictions. No motorized access is allowed from April 15 to October 17.

The Panoche Hills do not have designated trails; however, exploring this area on horseback is allowed. For maps and more information about this area you can call us at (831) 630-5000 for an area brochure.  

Feel free to email our Outdoor Recreation Planners for more information about places to safely ride.

To keep these lands wild and safe:
Park within 15 feet of the roadside
Stay on open, signed routes while driving
Routes are not considered open unless they are signed open
Bring plenty of water for your party, stock, and pets
Do not drive off of the road in the Wilderness Study Areas

Helpful Links

BLM State Trails Page
BLM State Trails Page

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Panoche Hills Main Page
Panoche Hills Main Page

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Bureau of Land Management
Hollister Field Office
20 Hamilton Court
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 630-5000
Fax: (831) 630-5055
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
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