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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation, California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Commission, Carnegie SVRA, Clay Pit SVRA, Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA, Heber Dunes SVRA, Hollister Hills SVRA, Hungry Valley SVRA, Ocotillo Wells SVRA, Prairie City SVRA

California State Parks Encourages Off-Highway Vehicle Enthusiasts to Share the Trail During OHV Spring Safety Week, March 23 to 31

Monday, March 18, 2024

California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division and its partners are encouraging off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts to “Share the Trails,” the theme for the upcoming Spring OHV Safety Week, taking place from March 23 to 31. This semiannual event promotes safe and responsible OHV recreation across California's dedicated OHV public lands. This year’s theme reminds OHV recreational users to focus on sharing the responsibility of following safety protocols and protecting the state’s natural resources.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA, Hungry Valley SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation, Carnegie SVRA, Hollister Hills SVRA, Clay Pit SVRA, Heber Dunes SVRA, Ocotillo Wells SVRA, Prairie City SVRA

California State Parks Encourages Off-Highway Vehicle Enthusiasts to ‘Be Off-Road Heroes’ During OHV Safety Week November 11 to 19

Friday, November 3, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division and partners are proud to announce the upcoming fall OHV Safety Week, taking place from November 11 to 19. This semiannual event promotes safe and responsible off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation across California's dedicated OHV public lands. This year’s theme is “Be the Off-Road Hero,” and OHV enthusiasts can be heroes by following safety protocols and protecting the state’s natural resources.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Bodie SHP, Colonel Allensworth SHP, Jack London SHP, Montaña de Oro SP, Old Town San Diego SHP, Point Lobos SNR, Sue-meg SP

California State Parks Launches Virtual Adventurer Mobile App, an Interactive Augmented and Virtual Reality Journey

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks today launched Virtual Adventurer, a new mobile app that will transform how park visitors connect to and interact with the iconic places, deep history and diverse cultural and natural landscapes of California. This augmented reality app transports visitors through time, and its virtual reality experiences offer exciting ways for users to explore new perspectives shared by people who continue to call California home.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation, California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Commission, Carnegie SVRA, Clay Pit SVRA, Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA, Hollister Hills SVRA, Heber Dunes SVRA, Hungry Valley SVRA, Ocotillo Wells SVRA, Prairie City SVRA

California State Parks Encourages Off-Highway Vehicle Enthusiasts to Be Off-Road Heroes During OHV Safety Weeks in 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—This year, the California State Parks’ Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division and partners are encouraging off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts to be off-road heroes. The theme for the 2023 OHV Safety Awareness Weeks, set for April 1-9 and November 11-19, is “Be the Off-Road Hero.” Setting the example by following safety protocols can have a positive impact in the lives of all Californians.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Pismo SB

California State Parks Announces Phased Reopening Plan for Vehicular Use at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area and Pismo State Beach

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks today announced a three-phased reopening plan for vehicular use at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) and Pismo State Beach (SB), starting Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Vehicular access to all state park units was closed in March to prevent visitation surges and help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation

California State Parks Fences Off 48 Acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to Meet Jan. 1, 2020 Air Quality Requirement - Department honoring all current reservations

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has taken an important step at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) to improve air quality conditions for nearby communities. On Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, State Parks began fencing off 48 acres around an area commonly referred to as the foredune area (Post 4-1/2 to Post 6) to meet a Jan. 1, 2020 San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Stipulated Order of Abatement (SOA) deadline. It is important for the public to know that the department will be honoring all current reservations at the SVRA. Additionally, the off-highway vehicle riding area will not be impacted by the closure of the foredune area.  

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Oceano Dunes SVRA

‘Safe Dunes Start With You’ Message Greets Labor Day Outdoor Enthusiasts at Oceano Dunes

Friday, August 30, 2019

California State Parks reminds all visitors to Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) that “Safe Dunes Start With You” – “La Seguridad en las Dunas Comienza con Usted”. The bilingual safety campaign was launched recently to employ safe practices and remind visitors to be aware of their surroundings at this popular outdoor destination. Simple tips such as taking it slow, scouting your route, knowing your limits and treading lightly can improve safety for all visitors. 

El Departamento de Parques Estatales recuerda a todos los visitantes del Área de Recreación Vehicular de Oceano Dunes (SVRA) que “La Seguridad en las Dunas Comienza con Usted” – “Safe Dunes Start With You”. La campaña de seguridad bilingüe se lanzó recientemente para emplear practicas seguras y recordar a los visitantes que deben conocer sus alrededores en este lugar. Consejos de seguridad simples como conducir con calma, revisar su ruta, conocer sus límites y pasar con cuidado pueden mejorar la seguridad de todos los visitantes.

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