Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area

Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area


Location:On Peace Valley Road in Gorman, 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 55 miles south of Bakersfield.
Facilities:Camping areas, picnic areas, restrooms (vault toilets), visitor center; drinking water is not available.
Activities:Camping, ORV riding, hiking.
Special Features:Recreation area features more than 130 miles of scenic trails for motorcycles, ATVs, dune buggies, and four-wheel drive vehicles, including a practice mini-track for beginning riders. A 60-acre preserve protects valley oaks and native bunchgrasses.
Address:c/o Hungry Valley District Office
PO Box 1360 46001 Orwin Way
Gorman, CA 93534

Phone:661-248-7007
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=405
Size: 18,401 acres. Elevation: 2,600-8,000 feet.

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Forest recreation areas near the fire are closed, including Pyramid Lake, the eastern half of the Sespe Wilderness and the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area.
The only local areas where off-highway riding is legal are the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area above Castaic, Angeles National Forest's Rowher Flats area off Sierra Highway and portions of Drinkwater Flats in Bouquet Canyon.
We had light snowflakes, hard snowflakes, and then it's clear again,'' said Michelle Malone, a staff member at the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area south of Gorman.
Domingo Fernandes, who runs a local 54-room motel, said guests usually consist of the stranded - either from vehicle breakdown or snow - though the spring wildflower bloom and the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area draw good crowds.
Four-wheel drivers: A chance for sport utility vehicle and four-wheel car owners to learn how to negotiate off-road driving will be offered Saturday at the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area, located in the Gorman area.
18 at Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area north of Pyramid Lake, off the Smokey Bear Road exit of the Golden State Freeway (5).
Lisa Zamecki, a clerk at the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area, a few miles east of the fire, said the blaze did not appear to threaten the 19,000 acres of recreation land.
warnings were issued near the campgrounds and the nearby Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area.
The case comes on the heels of the disappearance of Melinda Marie Brown, an 18-year-old Simi Valley woman who was found dead in an area west of the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area in the Los Padres National Forest on Nov.
Brown, 18, was killed at some point during a 14-day period that she was reported missing, her body found near the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area, dead of a gunshot wound to her chest, officials said.
27 by bird hunters just west of the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department deputies continued to look into the circumstances of the death of the former Simi Valley High School student, whose body was found by bird hunters Friday along the west edge of the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area.