Clay Pit State Vehicular Recreation Area
Two miles west of Oroville, Clay Pit Recreation Area is a playground for dirt bikers, ATV owners, and 4x4 enthusiasts. This large pit surrounded by hills was originally a clay mine that provided material for the construction of the Oroville Dam. Today, it is filled with roads, tracks and off-road features for all types of off-roaders. The area has shade structures, picnic tables, and a restroom.
The area is 220 acres with 3 miles of trail, a max elevation of 150 feet, and is perfect for novice riders
The Clay Pit SVRA is open for most of the year with seasonal closures in the summer.
- Open: September 1 - June 30
- Closed: July 1 - August 31
Day Use Parking Fee is $5 or $50 for an Annual Pass. No camping is allowed.
Facilities available at the park include shade ramadas, picnic tables, and a vault toilet.