Much of California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

Much of California's Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

The Department of the Navy has released a final environmental impact statement for the expansion of a Marine base in California that calls for closing a large portion of the popular Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The preferred alternative spelled out in the final environmental impact statement would allow […]

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California’s Clear Creek Area

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California's Clear Creek Area

Some 70,000 acres of public land in California that has been off-limits to off-highway-vehicle riders since 2008 would reopen under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, Farr introduced a H.R. 6286 that would designate the popular Clear Creek Management Area near Hollister — which is […]

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

The director of the California Department of Parks and Recreation has resigned after officials found nearly $54 million in surplus money that had been left to sit in an account for nearly 12 years.

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

ATV and dirt bike riders will be able to continue to enjoy hundreds of trails across the country thanks to funding included in the recently-approved transportation bill, reports the American Motorcycle Association.

Marines To Provide Report On Expansion’s Impact To California Off-Roading Area

Marines To Provide Report On Expansion's Impact To California Off-Roading Area

A proposed expansion to a Marine Corps base near San Bernardino, California, has been met with resistance from local ATV and off-road motorcycle riders due to the loss of several trails in the area the military plans to use.