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Condon Peak

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Other Names

Los Gatos Creek, Garcia Canyon, Coalinga Road, Duckworth Canyon

Last Known StatusOpen

This area offers about 19 miles of trails that are open to ATVs and UTVs. A permit is required per highway licensed vehicle entering the campground and day use area which can be purchased online. ATVs and UTVs are also required to display an ATV permit which can also be purchased online or at the self pay kiosk station located at the campground entrance.

The campground offers five RV sites and five tent sites, plus direct trail access. Each site comes with a picnic table, BBQ ring and shade ramada. There are no electric or water hookups so bring your own supplies.

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Permit RequiredYesCA OHMVR stickers required
Dates OpenYear-RoundCA OHMVR red sticker vehicles permitted from Oct 1 to May 31
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedYesResidents of any state not listed must purchase a Nonresident OHV Use Permit. (AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, ID, IN, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY)
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust 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 Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
green sticker dirt bikes only
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermittedCA OHMVR stickers required
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & 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
2 Stroke EnginesCertain TimesCA OHMVR restrictions apply
MX Helmet RequiredYeshelmets required by state law
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
camping is limited to 14 days within any 28-day period
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
outside of campground a valid CA permit required
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trail
Rule Enforcement
CommentNo camping in days use picnic sites.  Dispersed camping is allowed.


AreaMotorized Trails


EntryYes ($5.00 per vehicle)
Fee for Clear Creek Management Area Vehicle Access Pass - valid for one week and covers both day use and camping.
RidingYes ($10.00 per OHV)
Self pay kiosk available - cash or check only.
CommentAll highway licensed vehicles must display a Clear Creek Management Area Vehicle Access Pass which can be purchased online from www.recreation.gov. Pass is good for one week.


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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Nearest CityHollister, CA
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Hollister, CA
1) Take I-25 South about 40 miles
2) Turn left onto Coalinga-Los Gatos Creek Road, continue about 24 miles
3) Campground entrance is on the left (north). Enter here.


Contact InfoBLM - Central Coast Field Office
940 2nd Ave
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 582-2200


Condon Peak Trail Photo

Condon Peak Trail

Photo Submitted 3/31/2014 (Thanks!)

Condon Peak Trail Photo

Condon Peak Trail

Photo Submitted 3/31/2014 (Thanks!)

Condon Peak Trail Photo

Condon Peak Trail

Photo Submitted 3/31/2014 (Thanks!)


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Approx Size9,600 acres (15 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail19
Climate TypeForest
Elevation2900 to 4700 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 no sandy areas.None
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 many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
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 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 no roads.None
ShadeThis BLM land has some shaded areas.Some
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



Gasoline Gasoline30+ Miles (W)Valero (831) 385-5993
Diesel Diesel30+ Miles (W)Valero (831) 385-5993
Potable Water Water30+ Miles (W)San Lorenzo Park Campground (831) 755-4899 or (831) 755-4895
RV Hookups RV Hookup30+ Miles (SW)San Lorenzo Park Campground (831) 755-4899 or (831) 755-4895
RV Dump Station RV Disposal30+ Miles (SW)San Lorenzo Park Campground (831) 755-4899 or (831) 755-4895
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store30+ Miles (W)Valero (831) 385-5993
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