April 30, 2022—The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area is now temporarily closed to the public
effective Friday April 29, 2022 through Monday May 9, 2022 while the Marine
Corps conducts critical military training in the area.
The adjacent Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area is unaffected by closures to
the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area and remains open to the public for
recreation and off-roading. Recreationists are also encouraged to explore
other nearby off-roading areas including Stoddard Valley OHV Area and
Ocotillo Wells State Vehicle Recreation Area when the Johnson Valley Shared
Use Area is closed.
The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will also be closed for military training
on the following dates in 2023:
. February 17 – 27, 2023
. August 25 – September 4, 2023
For additional information and updates, including a map of the area depicting Combat Center and Shared Use Area boundaries, please visit: http://www.29palms.marines.mil/johnsonvalley/.
Questions or inquiries may be directed to the Resource Management Group by emailing the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at: SMBPLMSJOHNSONVALLEY@usmc.mil.