Road to Claw Hammer - Johnson Valley

5/5 (11 reviews)
When off-roading in Johnson Valley and looking for the way to get to the famous Claw Hammer 4x4 trail, there is only a few ways. The most popular route would be The Road To Claw Hammer which leaves Means Dry Lake and heads north then northeast directly to the trailhead. If you are looking for somet...Read More
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Highlights of Road to Claw Hammer - Johnson Valley

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Desert Category IconDesert
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Mine Category IconMine
Overland Category IconOverland
Rock Category IconRock
Sand Category IconSand
Wash Category IconWash
Highest Elevation
2802 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Nearest Town
Yucca Valley
Nearest Services
Yucca Valley
Management Agency
BLM - Johnson Valley OHV Area
District
Barstow Field Office

Overview

When off-roading in Johnson Valley and looking for the way to get to the famous Claw Hammer 4x4 trail, there is only a few ways. The most popular route would be The Road To Claw Hammer which leaves Means Dry Lake and heads north then northeast directly to the trailhead. If you are looking for something a little more extreme, while traveling this trail, you can exit the trail to the east, there you will find plenty of additional obstacles and trails like Chocolate Thunder that even the most extreme 4x4 enthusiast won't even try. Thus the next time you are out in Johnson Valley OHV, take a quick tour of the area and check out Claw Hammer and the trail that takes you there.

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8 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
11 Community Reviews
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