Off-Highway Vehicle Areas
Redding Field Office
Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle Area
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OHV Information Line
530-224-2100 and press 7
Trails & Maps

Maps can be picked up at the following locations:

BLM Redding Field Office
355 Hemsted Drive Redding, CA 96002

California Welcome Center
1699 Hwy 273 Anderson, CA 96007 530-365-7500

Shasta Trinity National Forest Supervisors Office
3644 Avtech Parkway Redding, CA 96002 530-226-2500

Shasta Trinity National Forest Shasta Lake Ranger Station
14225 Holiday Road Redding, CA 96003 530-275-1587

Maps are also available at local motorcycle/ATV shops and staging areas within the Chappie-Shasta OHV Area.

If you would like a map mailed to you, call 530-224-2100.
The Chappie-Shasta OHV Map can be downloaded from here: Map side and Text side

Area Description
Just 10 miles northwest of Redding, the Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway area offers 200 miles of roads and trails over 52,000 acres for off-road enthusiasts. Elevation within this area ranges from 600 to 5000 feet with a wide variety of topography, soil, and vegetation types. The southeastern portions offer rocky and challenging terrain, while the more remote northwestern portions offer scenic views of Mt. Shasta, Lake Shasta, and the Trinity Alps.

Camping is also available adjacent to the staging area below Shasta Dam for a minimal fee. Due to Homeland Security guidelines, an access permit must be acquired at least 72 hours in advance in order to cross Shasta Dam. Permits are free and available throught the Shasta Dam Bureau of Reclamation (BOR). The Copley Mountain staging area is now open as an alternate entrance to Chappie-Shasta OHV Area. No permit is required to access the Copley Mountain staging area.

This includes descriptions of the Chappie-Shasta OHV staging area, the Copley Mountain OHV staging area, and the Big Gulch Area as well as directions to access the Copley Mountain staging area and the Chappie-Shasta staging area. Click here for directions.

Bureau of Reclamation permit to cross Shasta Dam
Due to Homeland Security guidelines, an access permit must be acquired at least 72 hours in advance in order to cross Shasta Dam. This will link to the Bureau of Reclamation application for permission to cross Shasta Dam.

Forest Service campground and day use area
This includes descriptions and directions to the Forest Service Facilities adjacent to the Chappie-Shasta staging area.

Tips & Regulations

Trail Riding Safety Tips
Rules & Regulations
Tread Lightly

Other nearby OHV areas:

BLM Fort Sage near Susanville, CA
BLM Samoa Dunes near Arcata, CA
Mendocino National Forest near Willows, CA

Source: BLM Web Site

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