Sierra National Forest

Beasore Road OHV Area

Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) users will find many opportunities for off-highway enjoyment in the Sierra National Forest.

Become familiar with OHV laws, restrictions, and closures. Respect private property, wildlife and other forest visitors. Always operate your vehicle in a safe, responsible manner.

The Sierra National Forest offers a variety of trail riding experiences. In general, off-highway vehicles can operate on any road or trail that is designated with a OHV marker ( a jeep symbol). California Vehicle Code and Green Sticker laws apply on all National Forest roads.


Shuteye Peak Route: From Beasore Road you can access the Shuteye Peak Route, which provides a spectacular panoramic view of the Sierra Nevada.

To get there take Hwy 41 north from Fresno to Road 222. Follow Road 222 around the north side of Bass Lake to Beasore Road. Follow the Beasore Road to the Central Camp road (6S42) to Gaggs Campground. North of the campground turn on road 6S59, follow it 2 miles to the 4-wheel drive section which begins at Little Shuteye Pass. Shuteye Fire Lookout is two miles at the end of the road.

Red Top Route: You can also access Red Top Route from Beasore Road. Follow Beasore Road toward Globe Rock. At Globe Rock turn north on Road 5S04 follow it to 5S70 and then to 5S70A which begins the OHV route. The trail is approximately 1 1/2 miles and ends near the Ansel Adams Wilderness boundary.