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Who we are

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 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.


  • Jul 08
    CA4WDA North District Meeting
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM 8120 36th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95824, USA
  • Jul 15
    Jul 16
    Lassen-Applegate Emigrant Trail Ride
    TA, 6000 E Frontage Rd, Mill City, NV 89418, USA

CA4WDA North District Meeting

08 Jul
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
8120 36th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95824, USA

All members and club delegates are welcome and encouraged to attend via Zoom and at the Sacramento office. Contact Chris Silveira at for meeting info.

Lassen-Applegate Emigrant Trail Ride

15 JulJul
TA, 6000 E Frontage Rd, Mill City, NV 89418, USA

Lassen Applegate TrailRide, hosted by the High Rock Trekkers. Take a guided four-wheel drive tourof the 1849 wagon route used by thousands of emigrants from Mill City, Nevadato Surprise Valley, California.  For more info visit information available at

Jami Walker (916) 806-6121

  • Winter Fun 2019 by Eron Norris

    Winter Fun Festival

    2019 by Eron Norris
  • Convention

    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

04 June 2023
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01 June 2023
Come on up to Robb’s Resort off Ice House Road and Highway 50 4th of July weekend! We’ll have a b...
31 May 2023
HELP! Sierra Trek still needs a raffle committee. If you or your club can help, please get in tou...
30 May 2023
Cal4wheel wants to give a huge THANK YOU to Tierra Del Sol Four Wheel Drive Club of San Diego for...
30 May 2023
Have you heard about 30x30? Or wondered what it's all about? 30x30 is a government-backed initia...
29 May 2023
Today we honor and remember all the men and women who have died bravely fighting for our freedoms...

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
RockHard 4x4
Varozza 4x4 Outfitters


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