Red Dead Redemption 2 treasure hunting takes a lot of time given you have to find treasure maps first and then follow the directions on the map to find treasures in the game. In our RDR2 treasure map locations guide, we walk you through treasure map locations that will lead you to the locations of the treasures!
Red Dead Redemption 2 Treasure Maps Locations
Looking for treasure in Red Dead Redemption? Well, your goal will take you across the map to some of the most unforgiving, treacherous grounds. Each treasure requires you to gather various maps from various locations. Once you have all maps you can put them together to pinpoint the location of the treasure.
Finding RDR2 treasures is the hard part but the locations where the treasures located aren’t easily accessible so your job won’t be over just by finding maps.
1. High Stakes Treasure
In order to find Red Dead Redemption 2 high stakes treasure, you will have to find 3 treasure maps scattered through the game which will lead you to the final treasure which has 3 gold bars for you to take.
High Stakes Treasure Map #1
To access this treasure map in Red Dead Redemption 2 you first need to complete “The New South” Chapter 3. On top of this, you need to complete the Treasure Hunter chance encounter (link)which pops up at a certain location on the map.
When you come across a man looking through binoculars. Run to him and use your lasso to tie him down. Loot the map from him but if you take too long to reach him he will try to escape. You will have three opportunities to catch him but if you fail every time, the map will become available at fences.
High Stakes Treasure Map #2
The second map will also become available once you complete “The New South.” The first you will take you to Cumberland Falls, each of Wallace Station. Go behind the waterfall and climb to the ledge above to locate a small nook. The map is behind the rock.
High Stakes Treasure Map #3
Complete the first two steps to get the maps before traveling up the snowy mountains to Barrow Lagoon, a frozen lake deep in the West Grizzlies, northwest of Valentine. Head up to the log bridge connecting the mainland to the small island in the center.
The map is hidden inside a small hole on the bridge.
High Stakes Treasure Location
When you get all three maps, third high stakes map will take you to a path along a cliff located to the southwest of the Bacchus Station. Make your way down the ledges to reach a small stone overhang to find three gold bars inside a small crevice to the cliff face.
2. Le Tresor Des Morts Treasure
In order to find Le Tresor Des Morts treasure in Red Dead Redemption 2, you will have to find two treasure maps which will guide you to the treasure location to recover five gold bars.
Le Tresor Des Morts Map #1
This isn’t available to all of you as it is exclusive to those who pre-ordered the digital version or got the Special/Ultimate Editio of RDR 2.
Head to the burned settlement to the southwest of horseshoe Overlook. There is only a single building is a stone jailhouse. Enter the building pick up the map sitting next to two dead bodies inside.
Le Tresor Des Morts Map #2
Get the first map to trigger the second location. Head to the Saint-Denis docks. It is hidden in an underground passage connecting Cornwall Freight Station’s yard and the harbor. Examine the wall next to the wooden crate inside the passage to get the map.
Le Tresor Des Morts Treasure Location
Get both maps and decipher the second one that will take you to Saint-Denis cemetery. Locate the mausoleum with a stained glass window to the west of the central dome, north of the walkway. Examine the wall to your left to locate a hole with five gold bars inside.
3. Jack Hall Gang Treasure
Finding Jack Hall Gang treasure requires you to find 3 maps before you get the location of the treasure to recover 2 gold bars.
Jack Hall Gang Map #1
Jack Hall Gang treasure map is available once you enter Chapter 2. Speak with Maximo, a stranger using his binoculars to the west of Flateneck Station. He will offer to sell you the treasure map which you can buy from him for $5. If you don’t feel like spending $5 you can always rob him at the cost of some honor.
Jack Hall Gang Map #2
Look at the first map and you will notice Caliban’s Seat, north of Horseshoe Overlook. You can traverse narrow ledges from the top of the cliff to reach a crack in the wall. Here you will find the second map.
Jack Hall Gang Map #3
Head to Cottora Springs directly west of the Bacchus Bridge. Examine the pile of rocks close to the geysers.
Jack Hall Gang Treasure Location
Go to O’Creagh’s Run north of the Emerald Station, east of Grizzlies East. Swim to the small island in the middle of the lake and examine the bushes. The treasure is hidden under a rock, two gold bars.
This is the complete Red Dead Redemption 2 Treasure Hunting Guide that details all of the locations.