Turkey Claw - Johnson Valley

5/5 (17 reviews)
Yucca Valley, California (SanBernardino County)
Last Updated: 10/21/2022
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Highlights

Turkey Claw is a fun and difficult rock crawling trail that will put any 4x4 to its test. Whether you are a Toyota, a 2 door Jeep Wrangler, or a 4 Door JKU person. Turkey Claw will make even the most hardcore off-road enthusiast think twice in the first few feet of the trail. Body damage, driveline failure, and great memories are all likely to be found on this trail. The next time you decide to have an adventure in the home of The King Of The Hammers in Johnson Valley, California, take a trip to the southwest of Means Dry Lake and check out one of the most fun, short, and epic 4x4 trails in Southern California.

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5/5 (17 reviews)
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 10/21/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Trail is a little harder than normal. You got to watch out for the sun right before sunset. Right in the eyes.
Trail Review: Turkey Claw - Johnson Valley - Josh Noesser
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Open
Visited: 05/09/2022

The trail should be open now.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/29/2022

Closed for military drills from april 29 to May 9th 2022
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/29/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Trail is a bit torn up but keeping the rating where it is at.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
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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