The Sourgrass 4x4 Trail is a popular 4x4 trails just outside of Arnold, CA, off Forest Route 5N02 / Beardsley Road, in the Stanislaus National Forest. This off-road trail is a moderate trail with a few rocky sections and one creek crossing. This trail is best suited for modified off-road rigs, but adventurous wheelers who don't mind potential damage in stock 4x4s will be able push through Sourgrass too.

Sourgrass 4x4 Trail

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of the Stanislaus National Forest, the Sourgrass 4x4 Trail is a hidden gem for off-roading enthusiasts seeking an exhilarating adventure. This trail, renowned for its ruggedness and natural beauty, offers a thrilling mix of challenging obstacles, scenic vistas, and diverse terrain. As you maneuver through dense forests and traverse rocky terain, you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring views of towering pines, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque meadows. The Sourgrass 4x4 Trail provides a perfect balance between excitement and serenity, allowing you to push your driving skills while immersing yourself in the tranquility of the forest. Whether you're conquering the rock obstacles, navigating tight turns, or marveling at the grandeur of the surrounding wilderness, the Sourgrass 4x4 Trail promises an unforgettable off-roading experience that will leave you in awe of nature's wonders.

Forest Service: Stanislaus National Forest

Ranger District: Calaveras Ranger District

Trail Number : 5N02R

Open : 04/15 - 12/15

Length: 2miles

Camping : Dispersed + Improved near by

Difficulty : Moderate

Also know as : Rattlesnake Creek Road, 

Pine Needle Flat Road

MVUM (Motor Vehicle Use Map)

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