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Giant Rock | Wild Camping

United States
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Details

Last Visited: 6 months ago
GPS: 34.331620, -116.388763
Altitude: 825.0 masl
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Amenities

Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: No
Toilets: No
Big Rig Friendly: Yes
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

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Description

Famous boulder, Giant Rock, supposedly the largest free-standing boulder on the planet. More than a few spots available to camp at (use ones with existing fire rings please) with expansive views of the valley floor back towards Landers. Backed by a mountain of piled boulders the area has some protection from desert winds. Pretty quiet during weeknights, a bit less quiet on weekends. Road into the area is dirt/sand (not too deep) but with long stretches of rolling terrain close together so you have to go slow or you WILL break things. Probably best for short(er) wheelbase vehicles. We got a pretty good 4G signal on AT&T here. I had good Verizon LTE - go slow avoid if raining!

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Didn’t stay the night but definitely a cool place to check out. It gets windy out here.

Giant Rock itself is cool and the spot seems nice but in my short 20 minutes in that spot there was a continuous stream of people so I decided to venture out in the more desert area nearby.

https://kuula.co/post/7vM1J here was my campsite - -got a little windy but the stars were wonderful and the wind was a warm wind.

Great Verizon Service where I was

The landscape is incredible, after a long drive on sandy/dusty roads. They have a lot of waves & mini hills but if you go slow & have decent clearance you’ll be fine. BUT I got there about 6pm & it was crowded with loud red necks there to party on a Sunday night. Seems to be a party spot for locals, lots of graffiti on the rocks & they were riding dirt bikes until 1am. Besides being loud they were harmless.

Big area out of Landers along Giant Rock Road 1 mile south of Giant Roack with a nice view over the desert. Quiet. Dirtroad is fine. At Giant Rock is a lot of graffity and broken glass, our campsite was quite clean.

It was perfect spot on the road out of los angeles to reconnect and take in perspective.

Nice desert place with plenty of spots to get away from everyone and tuck up against the rocks to escape the wind. No cell service, some trash, lots of glass and nails and bullet casings as well as graffiti. Bur once you get past all of that the rocks, solitude the dark skies are fantastic!

Famous boulder, Giant Rock, supposedly the largest free-standing boulder on the planet. More than a few spots available to camp at (use ones with existing fire rings please) with expansive views of the valley floor back towards Landers. Backed by a mountain of piled boulders the area has some protection from desert winds. Pretty quiet during weeknights, a bit less quiet on weekends. Road into the area is dirt/sand (not too deep) but with long stretches of rolling terrain close together so you have to go slow or you WILL break things. Probably best for short(er) wheelbase vehicles. We got a pretty good 4G signal on AT&T here.