Sand dunes dominate the landscape in the North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area.
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Wildhorses at Sand Creek Barrel Springs Byway at sunset.  Photo by Laurie Sada Upper Wall Canyon creek.  Photo by B. Parrott Windmill at Sunset in Surprise Valley Sunset reflection on Upper Lake in Surprise Valley.
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Off Highway Vehicles


Regulations:

Visitors are responsible for knowing area rules and regulations. The regulations are enforceable under U.S. Code of Federal Regulations and violations are punishable with fines up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment for not longer then 12 months.

Vehicle use is limited to existing routes and trails identified in the 2008 Surprise Resource Management Plan (RMP). Please do not ride off of roads and trails

All off road vehicles must have a CA Green Sticker, Red Sticker or be legally registered in another state.

All vehicles must meet state and federal noise standards.

All off road vehicles must be equipped with a properly installed U.S. Forest Service approved spark arrestor that is not modified.

It is illegal to ride or drive under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other drugs.

State law requires the use of helmets while riding ATV's.

State law does not allow passengers on ATV's unless the ATV was specifically designed for two or more people.

Places to Stage and Camp

OHV Safety Training: