Road to Backdoor - Johnson Valley

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5/5 (8 reviews)
Yucca Valley, California (SanBernardino County)
Last Updated: 02/16/2024
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When off-roading in Johnson Valley and looking for the way to get to the famous Backdoor 4x4 trail, there is only a few ways. The most popular would be The Road To Backdoor which leaves Means Dry Lake and heads northwest directly to the trailhead. Along this route are plenty of additional obstacles 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 Backdoor and the trail that takes you there.

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Check out our Morongo Basin Desert Run Road - Johnson Valley (1.44 mi away) trail guide for an All-Access Preview!

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5/5 (8)
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Temporary Closure
Visited: 02/15/2024

A majority of Johnson Valley is closed for military training from Feb 15 to 27th 2024. Please plan your trips around this time.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/27/2023

The best way to back door, also the easiest.
Trail Review: Road to Backdoor - Johnson Valley - Josh Noesser
Trail Review: Road to Backdoor - Johnson Valley - Josh Noesser
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Visited: 05/09/2022

The trail should be open now.
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Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/29/2022

Closed for military drills from april 29 to May 9th 2022
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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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