Beginner Offroad Trails Near San Jose

Old Coast Road

Total Miles
9.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Wi

Cement Creek

This trail has great views throughout with a spectacular view of Lake Berryessa at its highest elevation point. Expect to drive dirt, gravel and mud along the out and back trail. There are also many…
Total Miles
11.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

Plaskett Ridge

An easy dirt road off the CA1 that leads up into the hills and above the clouds. There is plenty of open grassy space for easy camping. Expect it to be very busy on weekends.…
Total Miles
4.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa / Wi

Los Burros

An easy dirt road that leads into Los Padres National Forest. The trail does briefly cross through private property, be sure to go slow and not make any stops through this section. The road branches…
Total Miles
5.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Devilhead Road

This is an easy fire road in dry weather and a fun mud run in wet weather. The road doubles as the southern entrance to Knoxville OHV and further on, Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument.…
Total Miles
3.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

San Martin

A short trail dotted with many campsites along the San Martin Ridgeline. Beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, and it stays mostly above the fog line. The trail does dead-end at a High Clearance 4x4…
Total Miles
1.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Dunnigan Hill

The main connector between the north and south entrances of the Knoxville OHV area. Very active with power sports vehicles, as many marked and unmarked trails crisscross this trail. An easy trail with good views…
Total Miles
14.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa