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Fort Sage

Off-Highway Vehicle Area - California

The Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle Area is located in the high desert region of northeastern California outside the town of Doyle. The area is about 45 miles south of Susanville, California and 45 miles north of Reno, Nevada. The special Recreation Management Area consists of approximately 28,598 acres of public land that is managed for off-highway vehicle use.

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Trails Map of the Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) area in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Fort Sage - OHV Trails

Trails Map of the Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) area in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Portola in Plumas National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Plumas MVUM - Portola 2013

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Portola in Plumas National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Recreation Map of Plumas National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Plumas - Recreation Map

Recreation Map of Plumas National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Map of the Nobles Emigrant Trail section, part of the California National Historic Trail (NHT), located outside of Susanville, California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Nobles Emigrant Trail - Trail Map

Map of the Nobles Emigrant Trail section, part of the California National Historic Trail (NHT), located outside of Susanville, California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Recreation Map of the Eagle Lake BLM Field Office area in California and Nevada. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Eagle Lake - Recreation Map

Recreation Map of the Eagle Lake BLM Field Office area in California and Nevada. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

brochures

Brochure and Map of Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle area (OHV) in the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office area in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Fort Sage - OHV Brochure and Map

Brochure and Map of Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle area (OHV) in the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office area in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

California Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide. Published by California Department of Parks and Recreation.California OHV - OHV Adventures

California Off-Highway Vehicle Adventure Guide. Published by California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Brochure for Freshwater Fishing in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).BLM California - Freshwater Fishing

Brochure for Freshwater Fishing in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Fort Sage OHV https://www.blm.gov/visit/fort-sage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Sage_Mountains The Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle Area is located in the high desert region of northeastern California outside the town of Doyle. The area is about 45 miles south of Susanville, California and 45 miles north of Reno, Nevada. The special Recreation Management Area consists of approximately 28,598 acres of public land that is managed for off-highway vehicle use.
~.S. Department of the Interior ureau of Land Management This guide does not include every California OHV Trail Riding & Safety Tips PLAN SMART! law. Please remember, it is your responsibility to Purchase and use required safety gear! know the laws. For more informat ion, contact the Let others know where you are riding and when you plan to return. California Department of Motor Vehicles or visit www.dmv.ca.gov. Always plan ahead. Obtain all required maps, and bring overnight emergency supplies. Vis itors are responsible for knowing area rules and regulations, which are enforceable under t he Code of Federa l Regulations. Violations are punishable with fines up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 12 months. Never ride alone! Stay on designated trails. Restoration of damaged areas is often paid with tax dollars and can lead to trail closures. Vehicle use is limited to designated routes. All OHVs must have a California green or red sticker. ,; ,;;,/ ,.../ ~ Regulations --- The Fort Sage Special Recreation Camping Management Area, located in the Please note, camping and campfires are prohibited within the Doyle Wildlife Area. However, the Fort , ap& Guiel high-desert region of northeastern Sage Trailhead is the most developed area for Out-of-state vehicles must be legally registered in another state and display a nonresident sticker. For informat ion or to purchase a sticker, visit www.ohv.parks.ca.gov, or contact them directly at (916) 324-4442. All off-road vehicles must have a properly insta lled spark arrestor that is approved by the U.S. Forest Service and has not been modified. Act responsibly and have respect for other recreation users and natural and cultural resources . Ride cautiously. Trail conditions change constantly, so be ready for anything! Sound Compliance Information: camping and includes picnic tables, fire rings, and California, provides access to space for recreational vehicle (RV) parking (no RV over 100 miles of roads and trails hookups). Since camping near springs or guzzlers wi ll prevent wildlife and livestock from using the Protect your public lands and resources by staying on designated routes and trails! Maintain vehicles and equipment in safe and optimal operating condition. for off-highway vehicles, such as water source, visitors must camp at least 300 yards from any water source. motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, Campfires utility terrain vehicles and four­ Campfires are permitted with a current campfire wheel drive vehicles. permit, but seasonal fire restrictions may prohibit It is il lega l to ride or drive under the influence of alcohol, narcot ics, or other drugs. State law requires the use of helmets while riding ATVs. State law prohibits passengers on ATVs unless t he ATV was specifically designed for two or more people. All vehicles must meet state and federal noise standards. If your OHV was manufactured: Noise Limit Before January 1, 1986 101 dbA On or after January 1, 1986 96 dbA If your competition* OHVwas manufactured: Noise Limit Before January 1, 1998 101 dbA On or after January 1, 1998 96dbA campfires during periods of high fire danger. Fort Sage is about 45 miles north of Reno, Nevada, Wildland fires can occur at Fort Sage, so be sure *Compet ition OHVs are not manufactured and 45 miles south of Susanville, California. The your campfire is completely out! To obtain a to comply with Environmental Protection Bureau of Land Management (B LM) Eagle Lake campfire permit or check fire restrictions, call or Field Office has designated roads and trails within visit the Eagle Lake Field Office. the recreation area for use by off-highway vehicles (OHV). Vehicle use is limited to designated roads and trails to ensure that such use remains For more information contact: Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office 2550 Riverside Dr. Susanville, CA 96130 compatible with other uses for years to come. The routes traverse a wide va riety of terrain. The northern end of Fort Sage is mostly open desert consisting of flat and sandy terrain with some Water designation of your OHV. If you would like Potable water is not available. Bring plenty of to set up an appointment to have your ATV drinking water, and be prepared for harsh desert or motorcycle tested for sound compliance, conditions. Also, the dumping of grey or black contact the Eag le Lake Field Office at wastewater is illegal. (530) 252-5303. Wildlife Wildlife will eat and scatter unattended trash left (530) 257-0456 www. b Im. gov/vi sit/fort-sage of a mixture of sandy terrain, hard-packed soil, please pack your trash out with you. Also, watch rock, and steep canyons. out for pack rats as they have been known to cHew Hospital Information Banner Lassen Medical Center Emergency Room in staging and camping areas. If trash cans are full, vehicle wires. Fort Sage is managed and used for multiple activities, such as OHV use, hiking, hu
A GUIDE TO: CALIFORNIA OFF-HIGHWAY ADVENTURES OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE RECREATION DIVISION CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS WELCOME! alifornia State Parks welcomes you to the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program. Did you know that California State Parks manages the largest off-highway recreation program in the United States? Established over 40 years ago, the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, in partnership with local, state, and federal agencies, offers a wide variety of off-highway adventures to suit every skill level and age while protecting California's natural and cultural resources. C Off-highway motor vehicle recreation is a great way to spend quality time with friends and family and encourages healthy physical activity. Motorized recreation opens the door for millions of people to access and enjoy California's great outdoors. To help you better identify and enjoy off-highway vehicle recreation opportunities, this Guide to California Off-Highway Adventures provides a listing of trails and areas designated for motorized recreation. People enjoy off-highway recreation in California, and appreciate the need to protect our environment and preserve access to the outdoors. Those traveling off-highway include a broad range of recreationists as diverse as the terrain of California. Regardless of whether you enjoy traveling with two wheels, four wheels, hooves or your feet, we all share a common desire: the appreciation of California's extraordinary natural landscape and love of the outdoors. Respecting one another's right to recreate in their own personal and responsible way and following basic trail etiquette will go far in reducing use conflicts and enhancing your off-highway experience, wherever, and whatever it might be. So jump in and join us for a world of adventure that lies just down the road. Of all the roads you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt! Fun and excitement provided at no extra charge. MISSION STATEMENT The Mission of the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division is to provide leadership statewide in the area of off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation; to acquire, develop, and operate state-owned vehicular recreation areas; and to otherwise provide for a statewide system of managed OHV recreational opportunities through funding to other public agencies. The OHMVR Division works to ensure quality recreational opportunities remain available for future generations by providing for education, conservation, and enforcement efforts that balance OHV recreation impacts with programs that conserve and protect cultural and natural resources. California State Parks, OHMVR Division 1725 23rd Street, Suite 200 Sacramento, CA 95816-7100 916.324.4442 ohv.parks.ca.gov ohvinfo.ohv@parks.ca.gov FUNDING A STATEWIDE OHV PROGRAM he OHV Trust Fund is comprised entirely of funds generated in the course of OHV recreation, including: T • Gas taxes on gasoline used for OHV recreation on public lands. • OHV Green/Red Sticker registration fees and non-resident permit fees. • Entrance fees to the State Vehicular Recreation Areas (SVRAs). GET INVOLVED; BECOME A VOLUNTEER! f you are passionate about OHV recreation, and want to ensure your opportunities remain open for years to come, become a volunteer today! I tread lightly! The OHMVR Division is committed to the principles of Tread Lightly! Being environmentally responsible isn't difficult, but it does involve some basic principles. These principles are outlined in the Tread Lightly! Pledge. Travel responsibly Respect the rights of others Educate yourself Avoid sensitive areas he Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division of California State Parks operates and funds 8 SVRAs throughout the state and provides funding for local, state and federal agencies and partners for a system of managed OHV programs. T The funds distributed through the Grants Program are used to develop, operate and maintain OHV areas and facilities, including trail improvement and upkeep, care and cleaning of OHV staging areas, environmental monitoring, law enforcement, and education and safety programs. Combined efforts at all levels of government, joined with contributions from thousands of volunteers who care CHILDREN IN THE OUTDOORS he mission of the Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights is to encourage California's children to participate in outdoor activities and discover their heritage. T As a volunteer, you can help sustain a community of informed, caring, and responsible recreationists. Your contribution will ensure off-highway vehicle recreation opportunities remain available today and for future generations. Volunteer opportunities are diverse and include: • Trail Patrol/Monitoring/Maintenance. • Public Outreach (OHV fairs, community and school functions, etc.). OHV recreation areas fit perfectly with this mission. In some areas, naturalists and recreation staff lead programs such as bird watching, bike rides, and nature hikes speci
Bag limits, seasons of use, and size restriction of fish can be found on the same web site. Fisherman and Fire Wildfire can be both beneficial and devastating. It can wipe out homes and businesses as well as rejuvenate forested lands and riparian areas. It is always best to leave fire to the professionals and always make sure your campfires and burning items are completely out before you leave. Please remember to be very careful with fire. fishing accidents. Always be sure of your footing when walking or wading (and it is generally better for you and the aquatic species to stay out of the streams and rivers while fishing). Large and small wildlife (snakes and mosquitos) can Nutria be an annoyance when fishing. Be aware of your surroundings and watch where you step. Wear mosquito and bug repellant with deet to keep them from eating you alive. As always, be careful when driving to and from your secret fishing hole. When boating, always have a Quagga Mussels life vest handy (and kids under 15 must always wear a vest while in a boat per California State Law). Mother Lode Field Office (916) 941-3101 5152 Hillsdale Circle El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-5713 (El Dorado Co.) freshwater/license-information. fishermen and women are injured or lose their lives in Applegate Field Office (530) 233-4666 708 W. 12th Street Alturas, CA 96101-3130 (Modoc Co.) at http://www.eregulations.com/california/fishing/ opportunity, it can be dangerous as well. Every year, Surprise Field Station (530) 279-6101 602 Cressler St. phy./ P.O. Box 460 mlg. Cedarville, CA 96104-0460 (Modoc Co.) California. A listing of those requirements may be found Eurasian Milfoil Palm Springs Field Office (760) 833-7100 1201 Bird Center Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262-8001 (Riverside Co.) Freshwater Fishing license issued by the State of Hyacinth Needles Field Office (760) 326-7000 1303 So. Hwy. 95 Needles, CA 92363-4217 (San Bernardino Co.) Even though fishing is a tremendous recreational license, you are required to possess a California Arcata Field Office (707) 825-2300 1695 Heindon Road Arcata, CA 95521-4573 (Humboldt Co.) While you are not required to have a “BLM” fishing Aquatic Invasive Species include Bakersfield Field Office (661) 391-6000 3801 Pegasus Drive Bakersfield, CA 933086837 (Kern Co.) Safety Barstow Field Office (760) 252-6000 2601 Barstow Road Barstow, CA 92311-6653 (San Bernardino Co.) License Requirement water to another. Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100 6640 Lockheed Drive Redding, CA 96002 (Shasta Co.) Never release plants, animals, or fish into water bodies. Never move fish or plants or bait from one Bishop Field Office (760) 872-5000 351 Pacu Lane, Suite 100 Bishop, CA 93514-3101 (Inyo Co.) Dry – Completely dry equipment and gear between visits to fresh water systems. Ridgecrest Field Office (760) 384-5400 300 So. Richmond Road Ridgecrest, CA 93555-4436 (Kern Co.) Drain – Empty coolers, bilge pumps, and buckets of all water before leaving a water body. Central Coast Office (831) 582-2200 940 2nd Avenue Marina, CA 93933-6009 (San Benito Co.) Clean – Rinse and remove all mud and plant materials from boats, fishing equipment, and clothing. Ukiah Field Office (707) 468-4000 2550 N. State Street Ukiah, CA 95482-5194 (Mendocino Co.) serious and irreversible harm to aquatic habitats in California if allowed to spread unchecked. Eagle Lake Field Office (530) 257-0456 2550 Riverside Drive Susanville, CA 96130-4710 (Lassen Co.) Take measures to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive plants and animals. They can cause El Centro Field Office (760) 337-4400 1661 So. 4th Street El Centro, CA 92243-4561 (Imperial Co.) Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species f you have any questions, feel free to contact ny of the following BLM offices in California: uestions? Catch and Release A large percent of California freshwater anglers are catch and release fishermen — meaning they are very careful with the fish after they catch them and they release them back to the water as quickly as possible. It is always a good thing to keep your fish in a “fish friendly” net in the water until you are ready to release it. Barbless hooks Leave No Trace How to photograph your catch Take only pictures and leave artifacts where you find them. The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 makes removal of cultural resources punishable by fines and jail time. When it’s a catch and release fish species or regulation, that creates a challenge for getting a photo of your prize catch. Remember if you’re in a catch and release scenario keep the fish in the water at all times and take the photo of you also harm fish less that barbed ones. The use of live bait holding the fish in the water. is also a detriment to catch and release fishing. Please If it’s a not catch and release and it’s a keeper then you remember, the fish you catch and release today may be can have it out of the water. the fish yo

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