Hammers Scenic Byway - Johnson Valley

5/5 (10 reviews)
Yucca Valley, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 05/09/2022
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Highlights

At the feet of the famous Jack Hammer, Sledge Hammer, Claw Hammer, Bender Alley, Big Johnson, and many other great trails in Johnson Valley OHV area is this easy to intermediate scenic trail that offers stunning views of some of the most demanding 4x4 trails in America. The Hammers Scenic Byway is a great trail for everyone from new to off-roading to the most extreme rock crawling tube buggies. This delightful 4x4 trail cuts between the hills that all the Hammers sit on and continues north by Chocolate Thunder, Claw Hammer, Sand Hill, Big Johnson, ​and several others. The trail slaloms in and out of the Johnson Valley OHV area and gives you a great perspective of the extreme trails that are just off the route. Whether you are a Jeep, Toyota, Isuzu, Nissan, extreme buggy, or an overland person, a drive down this trail will certainly bring some excitement to your day

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Trail Reviews

5/5 (10 reviews)
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90800
Status: Open
Visited: 05/09/2022

The trail should be open now.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90800
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/29/2022

Closed for military drills from april 29 to May 9th 2022
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90800
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 12/10/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Video from our latest trip
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90800
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/29/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

great trail to cut accross the desert on
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90800
Status: Open
Visited: 11/01/2021

The military closure is now over. The next ones are • April 26 - May 9, 2022 • October 18 - November 1, 2022

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