Soggy Dry Lake

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5/5 (7 reviews)
Lucerne Valley, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 10/21/2022
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Soggy Dry Lake is a must-go location for people who love the desert and is the other popular lakebed in Johnson Valley. The area is full of excellent trails and great beauty. Soggy was once a famous high-speed track where people would try to break the speed records back in the day. Today Soggy Dry Lake is mainly used for camping and for people who want to see how fast their off-highway vehicle can go. The surrounding hills are full of trails from mild to insane. So the next time you are heading out to Johnson Valley, want to try something different, check out Soggy Dry Lake in Southern California.

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5/5 (7)
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Open
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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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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Temporary Closure
Visited: 10/22/2021

The area is closed for military use to Nov 1 2021 https://www.29palms.marines.mil/Staff-Offices/Government-and-External-Affairs/Johnson-Valley/#:~:text=The%20Johnson%20Valley%20Shared%20Use,military%20training%20in%20the%20area.&text=Once%20cleared%20for%20public%20use,Land%20Management%20for%20public%20recreation.
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Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/27/2021

This is the weekend for Military use... Make other plans if you are going to be in the shared use area https://www.29palms.marines.mil/Staff-Offices/Government-and-External-Affairs/Johnson-Valley/fbclid/IwAR1P9xPv9BFcI9_RKJwPoHIlYTZCVZ70xbytUkGJjlQ83Za02vLDud2Px5M/

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