Blue Oak Ranch
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Don Amador
Date: August 7, 2020
OHV CELEBRATES NEW PROPERTY ACQUISITION AT COW MOUNTAIN
OAKLEY, CA – QWR would like to join the BLM Ukiah Field Office and other OHV partners in celebrating the recent acquisition of the 1,391 acre Blue Oak Ranch near Lakeport, California into America’s public lands. This new addition is located along the Highway 175 corridor and will provide much needed high quality public access to the South Cow Mountain OHV Recreation Area.
LINK TO OFFICIAL BLM NEWS RELEASE ON BLUE OAK RANCH PURCHASE
Don Amador, QWR president and government affairs lead for AMA District 36, states, “Acquisition of the Blue Oak Ranch is an historic moment for the OHV community and an important addition to the BLM’s South Cow Mountain OHV Management Area. It will greatly improve access to the unit for cars, trucks, and RVs.”
Craig Blencowe, Ranch Owner, Giving Property Overview at
2019 OHV Commission Field Trip to South Cow Mountain OHV Management Area
“The Ranch will also provide a significant number of new camping opportunities and other facilities that will serve a wide range of OHV activities. It will also provide a much need staging area for permitted OHV competition events,” Amador concludes.
Map of Blue Oak Ranch and Potential Facilities
The acquisition was made possible via partnership funding from the California State Park Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Grants Program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund .
The property is adjacent to the South Cow Mountain OHV Management Area, which is managed for OHV use and congressionally designated as a recreation area in 2006 through the Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage Act, U.S. Public Law 109-362.