• Sierra Trek August 11-14, 2016
    Meadow Lake near Truckee
  • High Sierra Poker Run September 2-5, 2016
    Near Shaver Lake
  • Operation Desert Fun October 14-16, 2016
    Superstition Mountain OHV Area
  • Panamint Valley Days November 11-13, 2016
    Near Trona
  • Winter Fun Festival January 13-15, 2017
    Grass Valley
  • Convention February 17-19, 2017
    Visalia
  • Molina Ghost Run May 13-15, 2016
    Hollister SVRA
  • Hi Desert Round-Up May 26-29, 2017
    Near Barstow
  • Mojave Road Run
    Experience this historic trail

About Cal4Wheel

WE ARE ... Dedicated ... Determined ... On the Move...

We're the California Four Wheel Drive Association, Inc. Since 1959, our non-profit organization has actively promoted the advancement of vehicle oriented outdoor recreation. Today, the association represents over 8,000 members and 160 member clubs. We are the largest organization of this type in California and represent owners of all makes and models of 4WD vehicles, as well as non-owners who support responsible vehicle-oriented recreation.

Helping 4 Wheelers...

We maintain a full-time office in Sacramento. Our staff and volunteers work closely with legislators and land use managers to provide input, influence, expertise, and manpower to keep lands open to 4WD vehicle access. Many successful battles have been waged and won to keep trails open all over the state. We keep our members informed about important issues and changing laws through our bimonthly magazine, In Gear, and regular email updates.

Having fun...

Members enjoy association-sponsored events all year round. These events cover every type of terrain in every corner of the state. Whether you are interested in extremely challenging "hard rock" trails for the experienced enthusiast, or milder runs for the new four-wheeler, we have several events just for you. Many of our member clubs also sponsor monthly runs open to all.

Making a difference...

Our members are active in conservation projects throughout California. Projects, which are coordinated with local agencies, can range from tree planting to removing junk cars from remote areas, from closing off entrances of hazardous mine shafts to repairing trail damage. We have received national recognition by winning "Take Pride in California" awards, and "Volunteers For Public Lands" national awards. Many clubs also have Adopt-A-Trails that they maintain.

Coming Up

Jul
30

07.30.2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Aug
11

08.11.2016 - 08.14.2016

Aug
20

9:00 am 08.20.2016 - 5:00 pm 08.21.2016

Sep
2

09.02.2016 - 09.05.2016

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Latest News

  • Johnson Valley to be closed August 14-21 +

    The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 14-21, 2016 while the Marine Corps Read More
  • Trekking in the Sierras +

    Vintage Sierra Trek file photo The 2016 Sierra Trek: Come for the trail, stay for the party! Back in 1964, a small group of Jeepers Read More
  • Los Padres NF announces closures on Santa Lucia District +

    US Forest Service logo Rockfront Off-Highway Vehicle Area is affected GOLETA, CA, June 6, 2016…Los Padres National Forest officials today announced the closure of Read More
  • Parks, BLM and forest planning in focus for May 2016 +

    May 2016 NRC South Report California State Parks/OHMVR Division: On May 23, Cal4Wheel met with California State Parks Director Lisa Read More
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