The Hanging Rock is an area northeast of Armadillo. The name is derived from the noose that droops from a tree by the rock, obviously used in numerous hangings. It serves as the spot of the first treasure.
It serves as a location for Walton's Gang hideout for Bounty Targets. Usually a person will be hanged by three rustlers, usually by Walton's gang as random encounters. The rustlers are armed with low to medium powered guns.
- Walton's Gang carries out most of its hangings at Hanging Rock.
- Scripted hangings also take place here. These are not random events the player can take part in, but they can watch.
- This is the location of the first treasure chest in the game, the map to this chest can be unlocked by saving a Mexican treasure hunter from some Banditos. Players will not be able to open the treasure chest until they obtain the map.
- A glitch in the game can occur when the player meets the cannibal to lasso and hogtie the man in the sidequest, "American Appetites", a cougar will appear and kill the man and say that the mission is incomplete.
Uncover every location on the map in Single Player.
Attain 100% List in the singleplayer game completion list.