Foresthill OHV Area

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A pretty good view of half of the Sugar Pine staging area at Foresthill OHV Park.
There are some decent Picnic areas at the Sugar Pine staging area of Foresthill OHV Park.
The toilet facilities at Sugar Pine were somewhat lacking.
A motorsports dealer is nearby in the town of Foresthill.

Foresthill OHV Area in Placer County

Foresthill OHV Trail System, American River District, Tahoe National Forest


Foresthill OHV Trail System is an accessible network of well-marked trails located Northeast of Auburn off I-80 in the foothills of the Tahoe National Forest. Trails are two-way and most meander through the trees and a few overlap with dirt fire roads; some trails also cross county roads requiring extra care. Trail conditions range from soft forest floor, hard pack, rocky to downright slick but in general the quality of the trails is very good. Trails #5-6 are more difficult with #6 being the most challanging (Very DIFFICULT). Mammoth Bar OHV Area is not far away.

Parker Flat/Sugar Pine Staging Area[edit]

Staging Areas to access the trail system are located at Parker Flat/Sugar Pine Staging, accessed by driving nine miles east of Foresthill on the Foresthill Divide road, then turning left on the Sugar Pine road, and traveling six miles to the staging areas. There is plenty of parking availiable within the staging areas. WARNING - Do not ride any motorized vechicle on the asphalt- USFS is ticketing.

China Wall Staging Area[edit]

China Wall Staging area is located approximately 14 miles east of Foresthill on the Foresthill Divide road, and is the best access for loops 5 and 6, which are motorcycle only. During winter, China Wall is a good place for snowmobile staging.

Food and Supplies[edit]

The main access to Foresthill is via the Foresthill exit off I-80 where visitors can find gas, a Raley's supermarket (with Deli), some restaurants (including Subway) and a Starbucks. In the hamlet of Forestville, there is also gas (Valero), a restaurant (Subway) and a grocery store (Worton's). As of July 2012 there were no motorsports vendors in the area. Subway and the motorsports shop next to each other at the intersection of Gold and Main streets. Snowmobile rentals are available through Foresthill Snowmobile Rentals, who will meet you at China Wall OHV with hourly or daily rentals.

Contact Information[edit]

Tahoe National Forest
Foresthill Ranger Station
22830 Foresthill Road
Foresthill CA 95631
(530) 367-2224
TDD (530) 367-2226
Coords: 39.00.38 N, 120.50.44 W (39.0106, -120.8456)

Maps and GPS Coordinates[edit]

Foresthill OHV Area Coordinates: 39.1244° -120.7606° Coordinates: 39.1244° -120.7606°

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