* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.|
Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area in the hills between Livermore and Tracy is a popular spot for off-highway vehicle fans of all skill levels. Open riding, trail riding, a motocross track, and a beginner track are all available for dirt bike use.|
Carnegie SVRA has dry rocky washes, rolling hills, and steep, rugged canyons. Riders will find a variety of terrain, including some extremely challenging hills. The park is home to a beautiful display of spring wildflowers. If you look closely you'll see animal life, including red-tailed hawks, golden eagles, black-tailed deer, coyotes, and bobcats.
There are 23 designated campsites and overflow camping available to the public. Carnegie is a great place to spend the night recovering from a hard day's riding and preparing for the next day. Camping is only $10. 00 per night per vehicle and is available on a first-come, first served basis. Call ahead during the winter riding season to make sure sites are available, as the campground fills early on weekends (925) 447-9027.
Campsites can have tents and RVs of any size and include a fire pit and a shade structure. Two bathrooms are available with water, toilets, and coin-operated showers. No RV hookups or dumping station are available. The water at Carnegie is potable, but you might want to bring extra drinking water.
Riding stops at dark and quiet time in the campground is from 10 p. M. To 7 a. M. Pets are allowed on a leash during the day and in a vehicle or tent at night. Fires must be contained in fire pits or barbeque grills. Collecting of firewood is not allowed. Campers must stay in the campground after dark.
The weather at Carnegie SVRA is hot and windy in the summer. Winters are mild. Spring and fall are both great times to visit, with pleasant weather.