San Gabriel Canyon OHV

San Gabriel Canyon OHV


San Gabriel Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is located 11 miles north of Azusa on Highway 39. It features 160 acres of sand, rock, river, and boulders for anyone who wants to challenge their offroad driving skills. There is an actual obstacle course that is open on the weekends to try. It’s also a fun place to watch others challenge themselves from the surrounding hills’ safety.   The San Gabriel OHV is a fun place to explore for any van or RV lifer looking for a quick getaway from the city. 


The San Gabriel Canyon OHV Area is a fun place to spend the day off-roading or watching others off-roading for any van or RV lifer. The place offers up to 150 acres of off-road terrain. The terrain includes water crossings, boulders, rocks, dirt roads, and sandhills.  There is some terrain for every skill level.  

The OHV also includes an obstacle course which is open Saturdays, Sundays, and major holidays from  8 a.m to 4:30 pm. There is a fee of $8 for each vehicle and $5 for each secondary vehicle operating in the OHV Area. Proper vehicle registration, an approved spark arrester or muffler system, and any other protective equipment required by the State of California for off-highway vehicle operation are required to enter the OHA.

There’s a parking lot at the entrance of the OHV that is large enough to accommodate your van or RV and includes a pit toilet and trash bin.  Makes sure you get there early because this place gets crowded, especially on the weekends. 

Only 4 wheel drive vehicles are allowed to enter the OHV area and only a certain number at a time. Alcohol is not permitted, and all vehicles must meet local, State, and Federal laws. Registration and spark arrestors are required, and all ATV riders must wear a helmet.

Located within the OHA vicinity are the San Gabriel Reservoir and the Bridge to Nowhere hike. 


San Gabriel Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) is located in the Angeles National Forest along Highway 39. It is about a 15-minute drive from the city of Azusa. 

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