Dove Springs OHV Open Riding Area

From cross-country play in the sandy bowl, to steep hill climbs, the Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Open Riding Area offers over 5,000 acres of open-use public land for you to enjoy. The Dove Springs bowl is also a great starting point to begin to explore the hundreds of miles of trail riding opportunities available in this region.

The entire OHV area and surrounding public lands are open to primitive camping. Within the Dove Springs area there are numerous camping and OHV staging/offloading areas.

Outside of the OHV Area and within the Jawbone-Butterbredt Area of Critical Environmental Concern, (ACEC), motorized vehicle use is restricted to a specific designated road and trail network. All cross-country travel is prohibited in these areas, and the designated routes are marked with brown trail markers. You may only use the designated route network–all other trails are closed–even if you don’t see a red closed sign.

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