Cougar Buttes Dispersed

Johnson Valley OHV Area

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Camp Rock Rd.
Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
760-252-6000
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GPS: 34.4923, -116.8252

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 3310 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 3G
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
4bars
T-Mobile Voice Only
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: dispersed
“Easy Access and nice view”

Reviewed Apr 18, 2018

Overall Rating

I spent 14 days there. The weekends are the noisiest (Thursday through Sunday) with the 4 wheelers and dirt bikes everywhere. The closest RV dump seems to be the Lucerne Valley Self Storage and they charge $12.00. They are located in the town on Hwy 18. Near the supermarket you will also find a coin operated laundromat. The Valero... more

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Dan & Jen Nevada

32 Newmar Bay Star 3113
2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“Pretty Area but Overused and Abused”

Reviewed Apr 09, 2018

Overall Rating

This is part of the Johnson Valley OHV area...sort of. There are signs on the roads off of Camp Rock Road indicating those roads don't lead to the OHV but I suspect they are there to keep campers from using residential roads for access instead of area further down. There were no signs prohibiting camping or gates restricting access. ... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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slieth

Winnebago View
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: dispersed

slieth would stay here again

“Dispersed camping”

Reviewed Mar 26, 2018

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We stayed in our Winnebago View. Loved the area. Being a Monday night, there weren't many off-roaders. Overall, it was pretty quiet. Nearest neighbor was about a tenth of a mile away. The road to turn on to go into the dispersed area is about 3 miles down Camp Rock Road. We missed it the first time. It's tricky because the same si... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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TheGalavan
OR
22 Frieghtliner Sprinter
30 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Big Rock

TheGalavan would stay here again

“Watch the directions!”

Reviewed Mar 11, 2018

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I am SO surprised I didn't get stuck getting here! Instead of following RV to Freedom's directions below, I just plugged in the GPS coordinates and let Google do her thing. What a mistake! Google had me turn on Planet Rd to Lunar. Basically, I was going cross country through the OHV tracks and they get DEEP when you get closer to th... more

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3bars
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2pupsncat
Guffey, CO
24 Forest River Sunseeker 2400S MBS
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: NA
“Great place to get some work done”

Reviewed Feb 23, 2018

Overall Rating

Quiet during the week. Very busy on the weekends with HOV all over the place.
5 Bars on my T-Mobile without using my booster.

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5bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Aluminarium

27 Airstream Flying Cloud
2014 Ford F-250
263 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
“Big OHV Area”

Reviewed Dec 29, 2017

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We arrived on Christmas Eve and there was one other RV and a tent camper in the distance. The tent camper shot fireworks the first night, but then it was relatively quiet for the next couple days. Later in the week, the whole area filled up with campers with four-wheelers and dirt bikes. By Thursday night before New Years there was ... more

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1bars
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4bars
T-Mobile Voice Only

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William
CA
36 Winnebago Forza
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
“Have stayed many times and will continue”

Reviewed Jan 07, 2017

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With our new motorhome we headed to Belle Campground in Joshua Tree. Was full, so we headed to Johnson Valley. Off camprock rd. and granite in a couple miles. Hardly anyone there. Was extremely quiet and cold. A bit of rain one day but had a great time. This is usually for off road enthusiasts and typically pretty busy this tim... more

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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RV to Freedom

30 Newmar Baystar
58 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

RV to Freedom would stay here again

“Nice spot with lots of off-roading”

Reviewed Mar 12, 2016

Overall Rating

We liked our stay and our spot in Johnson Valley OHV. If you look at the satellite, you can see people camped farther east, but we couldn't figure out how to get the MH that far in over the washes. Maybe they used to be easier. In any case, the spot we were in was nice because it had a great sunset view and view of the town's twinkling... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
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Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
Pets:
  • pets

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