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Devil's Backbone

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Alt Names

Six Rivers National Forest, Mad River Ranger District, Mad River Ridge, Mad River Rock, Van Duzen River, Hale Creek, Ruth Lake

Last Known StatusOpen

This part of the Six Rivers National Forest offers about 10 miles of old logging roads that are open to motorized use.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityMad River, CA
AddressE Van Duzen Road, Mad River, CA 95552
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From: Eureka, CA
1) Take US-101 south about 20 miles
2) Turn left (east) on SR-36, continue about 45 miles
3) Turn right (south) onto Van Duzen Road, continue about 12 miles
4) Trailhead entrance is on the left (east).

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandNational Forest

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesCA OHMVR stickers required
Dates OpenMay 1 - November 15CA OHMVR red sticker vehicles permitted year round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)CA OHMVR noise limits apply (1985/older limit 101 dB, 1986/newer limit 96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
PermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No RestrictionCA OHMVR restrictions apply
Helmets RequiredYes
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknownNot Recommended
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on trails
FireworksProhibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
Camping(None)

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoSix Rivers National Forest - Mad River Ranger District
741 State Highway 36
Bridgeville, CA 95526
(707) 574-6233
mailroom_r5_six_rivers@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov

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TERRAIN

Miles Of Trail10
Climate TypeForest
Elevation2900 to 4000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Single TrackThis national forest has few single track trails.Few
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little
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KEY SERVICES

First Aid First AidMad River, CA
Gasoline GasolineMad River, CA
Diesel DieselMad River, CA
Potable Water WaterMad River, CA
RV Hookups RV HookupMad River, CA
RV Dump Station RV DisposalMad River, CA
Primitive Camping CampgroundMad River, CA
Convenience Store Conv StoreMad River, CA
Swimming Swim AreaMad River, CA
Body of Water Water BodyMad River, CA
Boating Launch Boat RampMad River, CA
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