Box Canyon

Mecca Hills Wilderness Area

3 Reviews
Box Canyon Rd. Mecca, CA 92254 760-833-7100 Official Website

GPS: 33.5923, -115.9678

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Overview of Box Canyon

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Pad Type dirt

Elevation 418 ft

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Box Canyon 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Last reported 12/31/2018
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ChrisRoams
NH 19' Airstream International Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
17 reviews
“Flash flood hazard, road out as of Dec 2018”

Reviewed 12/31/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
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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0bars
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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

2 reviews
“Box Canyon Road Closure”

Reviewed 11/11/2018

Overall Rating

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 Cargo Trailer Conversion
20 reviews
“Great location when the day visitors have gone”

Reviewed 9/12/2016

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
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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Freecampers would stay here again

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Amenities

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
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