Chappie/Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area

Bureau of Land Management, California.

Chappie-Shasta OHV Area Information


Visitors to the rolling, brushy hills near Shasta Lake in northern California will find off-highway vehicle (OHV) riding challenges for all abilities. More than 250 miles of roads and trails are open to motorcyclists, all-terrain vehicle drivers and four-wheelers. The area is near massive Shasta Dam and Shasta Lake, and there are overlooks of the Sacramento River below the dam. Wildlife species in the area include osprey, bald eagle, mule deer, and bear. The area, named for former U. S. Congressman Eugene Chappie, is open year-round. The area is partially by the California State Parks OHV program.

To review current and past grants visit the: CA State Parks Website

For information about ATV safety visit the: ATV Safety Institute

For safety information or Recreational Vehicle training visit: Recreational Off-highway Vehicle Association

For more OHV opportunities, visit these other BLM Managed Off-Highway Vehicle Areas located in Northern California and Nevada:

Fort Sage OHV Area

Dry Valley OHV Area

Rice Canyon OHV Area

Cow Mountain OHV Area

Nearby Activities


Ten miles northeast of Redding, west of Shasta Dam. Take Interstate 5 to Shasta Dam exit. Travel west on Shasta Dam Boulevard to Shasta Dam. Continue west across dam, staying on paved road to the staging area.

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