Penny Pines

AKA: Elk Mountain, Mendocino National Forest, Upper Lake Ranger District, Lake Pillsbury, Deer Valley Camp, Lake Pillsbury Basin, Middle Creek, Lake Pillsbu

Summary


Penny Pines has three main staging areas and caters to the more experienced rider who is looking for steeper and more challenging terrain. The Penny Pines and Deer Valley staging areas offer the best camping for access to 135 miles of challenging (many black diamond) trails. Middlecreek staging area, to the south, has paved access, camping and a day use area with a pee-wee play area, dry river bed play area, and access to a handful of easier trails. Lake Pillsbury (to the north) has great camping, lake access, and access to 33 miles of 4x4 trails, but is closed to OHVs from 5/18 - 9/8 annually.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 08, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Mostly
Advanced
Mostly
Intermediate
Some
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
None
Sand
None
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Lots
Hard Pack
Some
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Penny Pines is Upper Lake, California


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Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 96 db

Open Dates

year-round

Fee for camping

Tent: $8.00, RV: $8.00, Additional vehicle: $2.00 middle creek campground fees limit two vehicles per site

FS

Mendocino National Forest (707) 275-1430

FS

Mendocino National Forest - Upper Lake Ranger District 10025 Elk Mountain Road Upper Lake, CA 95485 (707) 275-2361


www.fs.usda.gov

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mendocino/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=25154&actid=93

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