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Jawbone Canyon  OHV Area
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Jawbone Canyon OHV Area, California
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Description: The Jawbone Canyon OHV Area provides a wide variety of riding opportunities including cross country play, trail riding, advanced technical routes, 4-wheel drive trails, and Enduro, Technique Trials, European Scramble and Hare Hound competitive events. The area provides an uncrowded riding opportunity in the Western Mojave Desert three hours north of Los Angeles.

Staging areas offer a convenient place for camping, unloading, free play and staging competitive events. Dispersed camping permitted throughout the park, with a 14-day stay limit. Staging areas are accessible with two-wheel drive vehicles.

Location: From Ridgecrest, go east on CA 178 to Trona-Red Mountain Road, or west from US 395 onto Searles Station Road.

Address: Ridgecrest Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
300 S. Richmond Rd.
Ridgecrest, CA  93555
Phone: (760) 384-5400

Season: year round

Fee: no

Reservations: no
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability
 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports

Services and Facilities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability  An A for Accessible indicates the service or facility is accessible to people with disabilities
 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Green Sticker OHV registration is mandatory for ALL vehicles which are not \"street legal\". The Spangler Hills are home to the desert tortoise. Collecting tortoises is prohibited. Please avoid handling or disturbing these desert creatures.
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