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Dog Valley OHV map
Dog Valley OHV

Dog Valley OHV

Dog Valley, received its name from packs of dogs that used to run wild there. It is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Trees, meadows and steams make up Dog Valley\'s landscape creating a cool and refreshing atmosphere. California OHV Registration is required for all vehicles. Spark arrestors are required. Ride only on designated trails. Helmets and other safety gear are required when riding ATVs in California. NO riding double on single rider ATVs. Riding is not allowed on the main 002 road in Dog Valley because it is a county maintained road.

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Dog Valley OHV
County Carson/Douglas/Washoe/Storey Co. (W. Region)
Length 30 miles
Allowed Use Hiking/Running (Spring-Fall)
Mountain Bike (Spring-Fall)
ATV (Spring-Fall)
Motorcycle (Spring-Fall)
OHV (Spring-Fall)
Pack and Saddle (Spring-Fall)
Park/Area Name Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Management USFS
District Carson RD
Office Address Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, Carson Ranger District, 1536 South Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701 Phone: (775) 882-2766
GPS Coordinates (WGS 84) 39.325613, 120.22166
Surface Crushed Gravel
Improved Road
Unimproved/2 Track
Min Trail Elev 4500 ft.
Max Trail Elev 7000 ft.
Elevation Difference 2500 ft.
Beginning/End N/A
Amenities Dispersed Camping
Trailer Parking
Tiolet @ Campground
OHV Staging Area
Permits Campfire permits are required for all open fires (including camp stoves). This campfire permit DOES NOT authorize use of fire when fire restrictions are in effect. Check the Current Conditions page or call the Carson Ranger Station for current fire restrictions.
Leash Laws Yes in Lookout Campground
Cost & Fees $6.00 a night to camp in Lookout Campground. Please be courteous of other campers.
Wilderness Regulations N/A
Collection Date N/A
Driving Directions To access at Bordertown:
From 395 take Exit 83. Turn south off of Exit 83 and proceed to the stop sign. Turn right (NW.) at the stop sign and proceed down the paved street, north of the Bordertown parking lot, to the stop sign. After stopping, follow the paved road. The road makes a sharp left turn to the south-east as you cross over the railroad tracks at approximately .2 of a mile. Continue following the paved road south; at approximately .4 of a mile it turns to gravel then starts to curve to the south again paralleling the railroad tracks. As you come around the curve you should a Forest sign where the road forks. Stay to the right and follow the road to the Forest boundary, approximately two miles (N39.37\'27\" W120.00\'37\").

To access at Verdi:
Exit at Verdi; follow the road for about five miles to Bridge Street. Turn right on Bridge Street and proceed up the hill. Cross the two narrow bridges that run over the river. As you pass over the second bridge you will see Dog Valley road on your right Turn right and again proceed up the hill. About a mile up the road you will see the Forest Service signs indicating you are entering the forest. Once you enter the forest the road remains paved for a few hundred yards then turns to gravel.

Water on or near trail for filtering/stock watering Yes
Organization N/A
ADA Compliant No
4WD/High Clearance Yes
Motorized Yes
Wilderness No
Trail Type Web of trails

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