Skull Rock Of Johnson Valley

4.7/5 (7 reviews)
Lucerne, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 01/27/2019
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Out in the middle of the desert of Johnson Valley, on the south side of Cougar Buttes, there is a secret that many don't know. On the side of a large rock is a detailed skull that fits the environment perfectly. If you are in the area and have a little free time, this side attraction is worth the short trip to see.

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Trail Reviews

4.7/5 (7 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 04/03/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

If you stay on the road, you can probably get out here with any vehicle. Stay to the right, if you start veering left, the area becomes sandy and has some steep hills as you get closer to the skull. It is cool to see.
Status: Open
Visited: 12/15/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

It is worth taking a picture here!
Trail Review: Skull Rock Of Johnson Valley - daniel wang
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 01/27/2019

Fun little trail to a unique site. There is also a short sand wash and plenty of sand hills to play on in the area around the Skull.
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 01/26/2019

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Trail Review: Skull Rock Of Johnson Valley - G. Martin
Trail Review: Skull Rock Of Johnson Valley - G. Martin
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Status: Open
Visited: 06/05/2018

DJ B Nuts sitting in the eye of the storm...sort of. The Skull is a good place to visit but unfortunately some unscrupulous folks have littered the place and used it for a shooting range. Nevertheless, the surrounding sand dunes are a great place to zip around on and enjoy.
Trail Review: Skull Rock Of Johnson Valley - Ben Stone

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