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La Posa OHV Routes

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Alt Names

Quartzsite, Hi Jolly Campground, Dome Rock Campground, Sugarloaf Peak, La Cholla Mountain, Middle Camp Mountain, Scaddan Wash Campground, Sonoran Desert, Plomosa Road Campground

Last Known StatusOpen

This popular winter destination offers hundreds of miles of marked desert roads and trails on BLM land that are open to motorized use. Most trails are wide enough to accomodate large ATVs and UTVs and are mostly hardpacked and rated as mostly easy to moderately challenging. The area is open year-round but the best time to visit is during the fall, winter and early spring months.

The area offers several popular campgrounds which can accomodate large sized RVs. There is no fee charged to camp at most locations but stays are limited to 14 days.

The La Posa Long Term Visitor Area is located a couple miles south of Quartzsite which has a RV disposal and water station plus trash services. A fee is charged to camp here which varys depending on the season. For current rates contact the BLM at (928) 317-3200.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityQuartzsite, AZ
AddressDome Rock Road, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
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From: Ehrenberg, AZ
For Dome Rock Campground:
1) Take I-10 east to exit 11
2) Merge onto Frontage Road/Dome Rock Road, continue 1.6 miles
3) Campground entrance is on the right (south).

For Scaddan Wash Campground:
4) Continue east past Dome Rock Campground about 10 miles
5) Campground entrance is on the right (south).

For Hi Jolly Campground:
7) Continue east past Dome Rock Campground about 4 miles
8) Turn left (north) onto Central Blvd, continue 3.4 miles (road changes go Hwy 95)
9) Turn right (east) at Mile Marker 12/BLM Road 244, follow toward campground entrance.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandBLM

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

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 Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep vehicle on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
Camping(None)
CommentFee charged to camp at La Posa Long Term Visitor Area - exact change or check only. For details call (928) 317-3200.

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoJohn Macdonald (Field Manager)
BLM - Yuma Field Office
2555 E. Gila Ridge Road
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 317-3200
yfoweb_az@blm.gov
www.blm.gov

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TERRAIN

Miles Of Trail100
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation1000 to 1200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has no trees.None
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis BLM land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis BLM land has few single track trails.Few
RoadsThis BLM land has mostly roads.Mostly
ShadeThis BLM land has no shaded areas.None
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little
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KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (NE)La Paz Medical Services (928) 927-8747
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (E)Loves Travel Station (928) 927-8570
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (E)Loves Travel Station (928) 927-8570
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (E)La Posa Long Term Visitor Area (928) 317-3200
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (NE)Desert Gardens RV Park (928) 927-6361
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (E)La Posa Long Term Visitor Area (928) 317-3200
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (E)Roadrunner Market (928) 927-6326
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (W)Colorado River
Body of Water Water Body5-20 Miles (W)Colorado River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (W)River Breeze RV and ATV Resort (928) 923-7483
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