Box Canyon

Mecca Hills Wilderness Area

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Box Canyon Rd.
Mecca, CA 92254
760-833-7100
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GPS: 33.5923, -115.9678

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 418 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

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ChrisRoams
NH 19' Airstream International Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
“Flash flood hazard, road out as of Dec 2018”

Reviewed Dec 31, 2018

Overall Rating

As of Dec 2018 the paved road through the canyon is almost completely wiped out and the road is signed as closed. Enough people drive around the closure signs that there is effectively a 2wd dirt road through the canyon though. Theoretically you could still camp here if you’re willing to brave the unofficial dirt road but the entire... more

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“Box Canyon Road Closure”

Reviewed Nov 11, 2018

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I visited 11/10/2018 and as of 9/30/2018 box canyon road has been closed due to road damage. Box canyon campsite is unreachable.

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Freecampers
NS, Canada 25' Cargo trailer conversion 2007 Chev Silverado 2500
17 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3

Freecampers would stay here again

“Great location when the day visitors have gone”

Reviewed Sep 12, 2016

Overall Rating

Despite the posted warnings about road conditions, the drive from the main highway to the canyon was in fair condition when we were there in December 2015. On the way through, we noticed a number of possible camping areas, but we parked right near the parking lot that visitors can use if they are taking a walk into the very impressiv... more

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
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