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Rowher Flat Off Highway Vehicle Area ANGELES National by ForestService

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ANGELES National Forest
Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District
The Forest Service, in cooperation with Los Angeles
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                                                                 • A National Forest Adventure Pass or Golden Passport
County and the State of California, actively manages the           is required for all street-legal vehicles parked within
10,000 acre Rowher Flat Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation             the Rowher Flat OHV Area. Contact the Forest Service
Area. It has been popular with OHV recreationists since            for information on where you may purchase a Pass.
the early 1960s. Current management is designed to be
responsive to environmental needs yet provide you with           • There are many acres of private land within the
an excellent opportunity to enjoy the area when using              National Forest boundary. Please respect private
your off-highway vehicles.                                         property by riding on designated OHV routes only.

Use at Rowher Flat spans several thousand years into                 The discharge of firearms within the Rowher Flat
prehistory. Local springs and a diverse landscape              ‘ OHV area is prohibited.
provided sufficient water and food to support a Tataviam
Indian village on the flats. Ranching, mining, and WWII                          NOISE REGULATIONS
aircraft landing training activities have also occurred in      If your OHV was manufactured:               Noise Limit
the area. The closed areas you may encounter as you
                                                                   Before January 1, 1986                   101 dbA
ride have been set aside to preserve these irreplaceable
                                                                   On or after January 1, 1986               96 dbA
remnants of our cultural heritage.
                                                                For competition OHV’s manufactured:         Noise Limit
        under the influence of alcohol
á Being open container of alcohol whileor possession
  of an                                 operating or               Before January 1, 1998                   101 dbA
     riding in a vehicle is prohibited.                            On or after January 1, 1998               96 dbA

                    WHERE TO RIDE
                                                                < Although no water is available and no developed
                                                                  campsites are located within the Rowher Flat OHV
The Angeles National Forest has a designated OHV route          area, dispersed camping is allowed. Fires are permitted
system. Designated routes are signed by type of use and         in Forest Service provided stoves. Check with the local
level of difficulty. ONLY those trails and roads open to        Forest Service office for current fire restrictions.
OHV use will have a designated route sign. All other
trails or roads are closed to OHV use.                                                TREAD LIGHTLY
                                                                Your actions directly affect the quality of your
                 WHAT’S REQUIRED?                               riding environment and the future of OHV use on
• Properly installed, Forest Service approved spark             National Forest lands. Join us in proudly displaying
  arresters and mufflers are required.                          “TREAD LIGHTLY” stickers to let others know you care
                                                                about the land you use and support responsible riding.
• State law requires that all vehicles on public roads          Contact any Forest Service office for information and
                                                                “TREAD LIGHTLY” stickers.
  have a valid license plate. All vehicles operated on
  designated OHV routes must have either a license
                                                                In case of emergency: Dial 911, or contact the Forest
  plate or off-highway vehicle registration sticker.            Service Emergency Operations Center at: (661) 723-7619

• To make your ride safer and more enjoyable, please                  For further information contact:
  wear a helmet, boots, gloves and eye protection. State                    Angeles National Forest
  law requires all ATV riders to wear a helmet.                             Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District
                                                                            30800 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
 • No passengers are allowed on ATV’s - operator only,                      Saugus, CA 91390 (661) 296-9710
   except those designed for a single passenger.

              United States                              Forest Service                         Angeles National Forest
              Department of                              Pacific Southwest                 http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/angeles
              Agriculture                                Region                                      Issued 2/05
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