Fullsize, FR 8042 is a rock crawling trail near Sturgis in the Camp 5 area. It can be accessed via Camp 5 Road from Boulder Canyon Road or off Galena Road. Fullsize is a marked rock crawling route from Black Hills 4 Wheelers and is rated by the Black Hills National Forest as a 4 out of 10. Fullsize is named as such because it can be navigated by full-sized vehicles.
To enter Fullsize from Boulder Canyon Road, take Camp 5 Road until it meets Calamity Canyon FR 8043. Continue south about a quarter mile on Camp 5 Road until Fullsize branches off on the right. A large brown trail sign marks Fullsize. Pay attention, as Fullsize is marked 8042, but this number is shared with Hal John's, which parallels Camp 5 to the north and is much more difficult. Fullsize can be accessed via Galena Road by taking FR 170.4D north from Galena Road.
After passing the trail sign, stay left at the four-way intersection. Once on the main trail, Fullsize presents several rock gardens and rock slides requiring good tire placement to avoid undercarriage contact on stock or slightly modified vehicles. Fullsize crosses FR170.4D in a few locations as it parallels it southbound. This allows you to bypass obstacles and pick up down the way. The final section of Fullsize will pass the entrance of Kong, FR 8046, before ending back on FR170.4D.
There are no good camping spots on Fullsize. However, dispersed camping is available at the beginning of Camp 5 Road.
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