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Who we are

We're the California Four Wheel Drive Association, Inc. Since 1959, our not for 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 its 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.


We have events all over California, with trails suitable for all types of vehicles and drivers. These family-friendly events are run entirely by volunteers and are a great way to four-wheel in new areas, meet other four-wheelers, and build your off-highway driving skills.
Winter Fun 2019 by Eron Norris

Winter Fun Festival

2019 by Eron Norris


2020 by Suzy Johnson
White Jeep near Striped Butte © 2021 JoMarie Fecci/ All rights reserved.

Death Valley Experience

© 2021 JoMarie Fecci/ All rights reserved.

Molina Ghost Run

2019 by Wayne Price

Hi Desert Round-Up

2019 by Christian Hummel

Sierra Trek

By Chris Collard

High Sierra Poker Run

2020 by Eron Norris

Operation Desert Fun

2020 by Josh Epstein

Panamint Valley Days

2020 by Calvin Masuda

16 July 2024
The California Senate Appropriations Committee is currently reviewing a bill, SB 632, that would...
08 July 2024
Join us for tomorrow's Access & Stewardship Committee meeting at 6:30pm (July 9). Past President ...
04 July 2024
Happy Birthday America!
03 July 2024 ...
10 June 2024
Off-road enthusiasts... please join us for tomorrow's Access & Stewardship Committee meeting at 6...
05 June 2024
On May 15, CA State Parks staff hosted a tour of Oceano Dunes SVRA (ODSVRA) for the OHMVR Commiss...

Fighting closures

We work to prevent legislation that would restrict off-highway vehicles and vehicle use, along with encouraging local, state and federal agencies to develop new four-wheel drive trails and preserve existing ones.


Currie Enterprises
Genright Off Road
JEP Autoworks
Line X
Midland Radio
RockHard 4x4
Varozza 4x4 Outfitters
Kumho Tire


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