"Rice Canyon OHV Area" by Bureau of Land Management California , public domain

Rice Canyon

Off-Highway Vehicle Area - California

The Rice Canyon off-highway vehicle (OHV) open area lies within the Antelope/Shaffer/Bald Mountain Special Recreation Area (SRMA). The open area is about 8 miles east of Susanville, California, and consists of 120 acres of public land managed primarily for open OHV use. All OHV use beyond the open area is limited to designated routes and trails. The OHV open area is on the west side of Rice Canyon Road and is recognizable by the entrance sign, adjacent hill-climb area and large OHV staging and parking area.

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Visitor Map of Rice Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Area (OHV) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Rice Canyon - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Rice Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Area (OHV) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Trails Map of Rice Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Area (OHV) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Rice Canyon - OHV Trails

Trails Map of Rice Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Area (OHV) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Janesville in Plumas National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Plumas MVUM - Janesville 2019

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Janesville 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).

Map 3a of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Lassen National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Lassen MVUM - Map 3a 2011

Map 3a of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Lassen National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

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

Brochure and Map of Rice Canyon 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).

Rice Canyon OHV https://www.blm.gov/visit/rice-canyon-highway-vehicle-area The Rice Canyon off-highway vehicle (OHV) open area lies within the Antelope/Shaffer/Bald Mountain Special Recreation Area (SRMA). The open area is about 8 miles east of Susanville, California, and consists of 120 acres of public land managed primarily for open OHV use. All OHV use beyond the open area is limited to designated routes and trails. The OHV open area is on the west side of Rice Canyon Road and is recognizable by the entrance sign, adjacent hill-climb area and large OHV staging and parking area.
. . ,._.,,.,.. . . ..,,. ~,,.,, ~"'' U.S. Departm ent of t he Interior Bureau of Land Ma nagement Regulations Rice Canyon Off-Highway Veh.1c Ie Area is unlawful for any person to intentionally law. Please remember, it is your responsibility to discharge any firearm or release any arrow know the laws. For more information, contact the or crossbow bolt over or across any public California Department of Motor Vehicles or visit road or way open to the public, in an unsafe www.dmv.ca.gov. manner. Vehicle use is limited to designated routes except within the Rice Canyon OHV open area boundary. Camping/Water (OHV) Open Area lies within the Camping is allowed on public lands for up to 14 consecutive days, however, developed campsites Antelope/Shaffer/Bald Mountain are not provided, and potable water is not available. Special Recreation Management Also, the dumping of grey or black wastewater is about 10 miles from Susanville, CA illegal. Campfires Campfires are allowed with a current campfire .... ·:;,.~: .... - Protect your public lands and resources by staying on designated routes and trails! and consists of 120 acres of public permit, but seasonal fire restrictions may prohibit land managed primarily for OHV use. campfires during periods of high fire danger. It is open to all types of vehicles Remember to always put your campfire completely out! To acquire a campfire permit or learn current such as four-wheel drive vehicles, all­ fire restrictions, contact the Eagle Lake Field Office. terrain vehicles (ATV), utility terrain Safety vehicles (UTV) and motorcycles. The The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages area provides excellent opportunities for novice riders to improve their skills on the loop trails and for public lands for multiple uses, so be aware of other hill-climb opportunities. All OHV use For more information contact: • All OHVs must have proper registration (a green or red sticker or street legal license). Out-of-state vehicles must be legally registered in another state and display a California Nonresident OHV Use Permit. For more information or to purchase a nonresident permit, visit ohv.parks.ca.gov. • All off-road vehicles must have a properly installed spark arrestor that is approved by the U.S. Forest Service and has not been modified. • It is illegal to ride or drive under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other drugs. 5 Public health, safety and comfort. On developed recreation sites and areas, unless otherwise authorized, no person shall: (a) Discharge or use firearms, other weapons, or fireworks. For hunting regulations, contact the California know where you are going and when you expect to return. Visitors should be aware of potential wildlife rattlesnakes. Shooting Safety Target shooting and hunting are generally allowed on SLM-administered public lands, as long as it is done in a safe manner, without damaging natural resources or improvements on public lands. Please follow this guidance during your recreational shooting experience: • Never shoot from or over any road or highway. • Shooting is prohibited within any developed recreation site or trailhead . • State law requires the use of helmets while riding ATVs. • Always use a safe backdrop. • State law prohibits passengers on ATVs unless the ATV was specifically designed for two or more people. • Do not use plastic pellets, tracer rounds, exploding rounds, or steel-core rounds. • All vehicles must meet state and federal noise standards. visitors and your surroundings. Always let someone dangers in the area, such as mountain lions and experienced riders looking for steep Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 8365.2- Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Rice Canyon Off-highway Vehicle Area (SRMA). The open OHV area is 150-yard area is a •safety zone." 3004. (b) It This guide does not include every California OHV • Visitors are responsible for knowing area rules and regulations, which are enforceable under the Code of Federal Regulations. Violations are punishable with fines up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 12 months. JfJu outbuilding used in connection therewith. The Firearm Regulations Fish and Game Code (FGC) 3004. (a) It is unlawful for any person, other than the owner, person in possession of the premises, or a person having the express permission of the owner or person in • Glass and exploding targets are prohibited. • Do not attach targets to plants or place targets against rocks, plants, or solid objects. It is illegal to deface or destroy trees, signs, outbuildings, or other objects on federal lands. • Carry in your targets and carry out all litter; brass and shell casings. All targets, shell casings, debris and trash must be removed. • During fire season, some areas may be closed to target shooting. Required OHV Safety Training possession of the premises, to hunt or to discharge beyond the open area is limited to Enroll youth riders in the r
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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