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Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Alt Names

Sand Bowl OHV Area, Ox Bow Road, Limekiln Wash, Colorado River, La Paz County

Last Known StatusOpen

This small sand dune area has numerous side trails that lead to and from the main play area. The main staging area has loading ramps, vault toilets, picnic tables and shade ramadas and while it is RV accessible the staging area is very small and is not recommended for large vehicles. Camping is permitted as long as you pay for the next day.

RV hookups with direct trail access can be found at nearby Arizona Oasis RV Resort and River Breeze RV Resort. ATV rentals and personalized tour guides are also available and reservations can be made by calling (928) 923-7483.

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LOCATION

Nearest CityEhrenberg, AZ
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From: Ehrenberg, AZ
1) Take I-10 to Ehrenberg exit (exit 1)
2) Turn south off the exit ramp and go over bridge, veer right on Frontage Road
3) Continue about .3 miles, look for 10,000 Video Store on the left and turn here onto dirt road (if you go pass video store you've gone too far)
4) Continue about 1 mile. Main entrance is on the left.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail, Dunes
LandBLM

QUALITY

Prosnice day use area, surrounding trails lead directly to the sandbowl area
Consmain staging area is small - RV accessible but not recomended
RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day

TERRAIN

Square Miles3
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation200 to 400 ft.
Trail MaintenanceNot Marked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis OHV area has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe OHV area has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis OHV area has almost all sandy areas.Allpaddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
MudThe OHV area has no mud after it rains.None
DustThe OHV area has no dust on typical days.None
RocksThis OHV area has little rocks.Little
TreesThe OHV area has few trees.Few
Steep HillsThis OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis OHV area has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis OHV area has few large jumps.Few
BermsThe OHV area has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel PitsThis BLM land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis BLM land has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis BLM land has few roads.Few
IntersectionsThis OHV area has almost all intersections.All
Rider TrafficThe BLM land has few rider traffic on typical days.Few
ShadeThis BLM land has few shaded areas.Few
Ranges/GunfireThis BLM land has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards not marked)
steep dropoffs
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesAZGFD sticker required
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot RequiredSafety Flags Recommended
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYouth Onlyrequired for persons under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Must pay $5 for next day
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingYes
Cross CountrySome Areas
AlcoholNo Restriction
FireworksProhibited
FirearmsProhibited
Emergency / Law EnforcementFew/Periodic
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all visitors get insurance for their ATV, UTV or motorcycle before visiting any of the locations shown on this website.

FEES

ParkingNo ($0.00)
EntryYes ($5.00 per vehicle)
RidingNo ($0.00)
Camping
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)Palo Verde Hospital (760) 922-4115
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NE)Flying J Truckstop  (928) 923-9600
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NE)Flying J Truckstop  (928) 923-9600
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (NE)Flying J Truckstop  (928) 923-9600
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (N)Arizona Oasis RV Resort (928) 923-8230
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (N)Arizona Oasis RV Resort (928) 923-8230
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (N)Arizona Oasis RV Resort (928) 923-8230
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NE)Flying J Truckstop  (928) 923-9600
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (N)Colorado River
Body of Water Water Body1-5 Miles (N)Colorado River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (N)River Breeze RV and ATV Resort (928) 923-7483

CONTACTS

Contact InfoBLM - Yuma Field Office
2555 E. Gila Ridge Road
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 317-3200
yfoweb_az@blm.gov
www.blm.gov
Contact InfoArizona Game & Fish Department
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000
(602) 942-3000
www.azgfd.gov
CommentOHV Decal Info
Contact InfoRiver Breeze RV And ATV Resort / Desert Rides ATV Rentals
50202 Ehrenberg Parker Highway
Ehrenberg, AZ 85334
(928) 923-7483
(866) 917-4837
fun@riverbreezerv.com
www.riverbreezerv.com
Contact InfoArizona Oasis RV Resort
50238 Ehrenberg-parker Hwy
Ehrenberg, AZ 85334
(928) 923-8230
www.rvoasis.com
CommentRV campground with direct trail access.

COMMENTS

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Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The main entrance to the OHV area is clearly marked.  You can't miss it.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

There is a variety of terrain types here, primarily deep sand dunes surrounded by hard packed dusty trails.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The main pit is very large, but most of the hills are not very steep.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

RV Trailer Staging Area and Camping at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The main staging area is very small but has a self-pay station, a few picnic tables and a couple shade ramadas. There is enough parking for small trailers only.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Most of the trails head east and connect to more jeep roads.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Motorcycle jumping at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The area offers something for everyone. You can even get a little air time here!

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Some of the trails are narrow and follow ridgetops.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

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A view of one of the ridgetops.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

A trail at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

A view from the center of the main pit.

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Scenic view of Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

A truck going up a moderate hill.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Another view of a truck on a trail.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Some of the trails have soft sand.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Terrain example at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

A view of the main pit.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Some terrain at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Most of the trails have gradual elevation changes making it a good choice to bring a beginner.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The area is very popular with the jeep crowd.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

This is also a good place to bring the side by side.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Scenery at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

The area is very dry and vegetation is sparse.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Most riders can tackle the hillclimbs,

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Some terrain at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Even full sized trucks can tackle the trails and hill climbs.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

A good view of the trails.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

A trail at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Most of the trails are very easy. Nothing too difficult.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Some terrain at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

Most of the trails look like this.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Scenic view at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

A nice view of the OHV area. As you can see, nothing too challenging.

Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area Photo

Some terrain at Ehrenberg Sandbowl OHV Area

This area offers mostly hard packed and crusty jeep trails with the occasional moderate hill climb.

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