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Samoa Dunes, California

 

Name: Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

Location: 

Northwestern California, 5 miles west of Eureka

Description:

A 300 acre area with only 140 acres are open for off-highway vehicle recreation and an additional 70 acres within the Eureka Dunes Riding Area that extends about one mile north of the park. The northeast 40 acres of the Samoa dunes park has been set aside for native plant research and is off limits to all recreation use. In addition, another 120 acres has been declared wetlands and is also closed to all vehicles.

A staging area has been developed for OHV enthusiasts. Facilities include an unloading ramp, restroom, tables, cooking grills and a scenic overlook. . From the staging area, riders have easy access to 140 acres of "open" terrain, containing numerous trails and the beach strand. An additional new 75-acre riding area known as Eureka Dunes is now open to OHV use and extends about 1 mile north of the park. The rest of the beach and dunes along the peninsula are closed to vehicle use, except by special permit from the county.

Elevation - 0-100 ft.

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Camping Area:

Day Use Only.

Area Managed By: BLM - California Arcata Field Office

Fees: None

Rules:

  • ATV riders must wear protective helmets.
  • Observe posted signs. Fenced areas mark sensitive wildlife and plant habitat, and are "closed" to vehicle use. The "open" riding areas are also posted and those on foot should be aware of their locations.
  • All vehicles must be registered and a green sticker or license plate clearly displayed.
  • Motorcycles must be equipped with an approved spark arrester and muffler that meets noise standards.
  • Flags are required on all OHV's in this recreation area for visibility and safety.
  • No night riding.

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