The San Diego 4-Wheelers Association, Inc. is dedicated to the promotion and participation in safe and responsible off-highway four wheel drive activities and to the public education on how to properly use and conserve our lands.

Upcoming Events

Panamint Valley Days

The SD4Wers attend this event every year.  PVD is a CA4WD event held every year in the Panamint Valley Area near Death Valley.  For more information on the event and trails, please go to CA4WD.  

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San Diego 4 Wheelers and guests enjoying pancakes on the rock.

Pancakes on the Rock

It's time again for our annual pancake run at Carveacre Road. Carveacre Road is a fire road that is not maintained. As the weather erodes the road, huge ruts develop making the trail funner than your average fire road. This is a moderate trail that is ...

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Jim "Big Red" Cowling

Big Red's Big Bear Adventure

The San Diego 4 Wheelers annual Big Red Adventure is named after “Big Red”, the Jeep that Jim and Liz Cowling rode many years ago to explore the great trails of Big Bear. In 1995 they organized an annual club run on the 4th of ...

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Hi Desert Round-up

This is a great event that has something for everyone. Hard trails, easy trails, vehicle games, kids games, great raffle.... Since they moved the camping location to the Slash X Cafe it makes getting there much easier with no off road driving in your RV but you ...

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Latest News & Information

Ocotillo Wells OHV to Prepare General Use Plan

April 24th, 2015|

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now coordinating with California State Parks to prepare a joint General Plan/Recreation Area Management Plan/California Desert Conservation Area Land Use Plan Amendment (General Plan/RAMP/Plan Amendment) and EIR/EIS. The next step for the Ocotillo

Amazing Flash Flood / Debris Flow Southern Utah

April 24th, 2015|

This could very easily happen in Borrego!

The Next Generation of SD4Wers taking a break in Big Bear

September 27th, 2012|


Might be Stuck

January 4th, 2012|


Thank god Roy and Nita were there to take pictures!

Mountain Springs Stage Station Trail 3/27/11

April 1st, 2011|

We had 16 rigs total on this run. What a nice turn out.


It was cold when we left the gas stations but not real windy. The sun came out and what


January 29th, 2011|

Looks like the recovery team needed some recovery.


SD4W Donates to Friends of the High Lakes

June 22nd, 2010|

On June 21, 2010, Past President Dan Elkerton presented a $1,000.00 donation to the ‘Friends of the High Lakes’ from the San Diego 4 Wheelers.


Ken Knull accepted the donation with several

IMPORTANT: Superstition Mountains OHV camping

June 4th, 2010|

For those who go to Superstition and camp near Huff Road.( The name changes to Imler at Wheeler Road or at the bend)

Superstition Mt is Navy property administered by the BLM. The Navy has the right to revoke usage at