Red Dead Redemption 2

High Stakes Treasure Map

Ben Chard
Jarrod Garripoli
, &
Nathan Garvin

Finding the Map

The largest hurdle in finding the High Stakes treasure is finding the map itself. You’ll need to witness a random encounter somewhere along the heartlands anytime after Chapter 2 begins. You’ll spot a white dot on the radar and will be able to hear a man mumbling to himself about the treasure, usually overlooking a cliff somewhere. There’s no easy way to go about this so you’ll have to look at the map above and check out each of the locations until you come across him.

(1 of 2) Throw your Lasso over the man while he can’t spot you

Throw your Lasso over the man while he can’t spot you (left), the map can be found on the ground next to him. (right)

Once you find him, head over to him and before he can react, use your Lasso to bound him and then hogtime him, you’ll then be able to head over and pick up the treasure map. If he somehow escapes then you’ll get two more shots at robbing him in another location, fail that and you’ll have to resort to checking out a Fence to buy the map from.

Map #2

(1 of 2) Take note of the waterfall in the map

Take note of the waterfall in the map (left), you’ll find this waterfall at Cumberland Falls. (right)

You’ll notice right away the waterfall in the new map you’ve just acquired, this is in fact the Cumberland Falls found to the east of Wallace Station. Make your way to the waterfall and then head over to the east side of it, following the path until you can head down towards the riverside. Make your way along the side here towards the waterfall and travel across the log to reach the waterfall itself. Head inside the waterfall and check the back of the wall to find the next treasure map.

(1 of 2) Head along the eastern wall and climb the log

Head along the eastern wall and climb the log (left), search inside the waterfall to find the map within the wall. (right)

Map #3

(1 of 2) Take note of the frozen lake on this map

Take note of the frozen lake on this map (left), The lake is Barrow Lagoon found in Ambarino. (right)

The first detail you’ll notice on this new map is that of a frozen lake, this is Barrow Lagoon found to the north, in Ambarino. Mount your horse and make your way over to the frozen lake where you’ll notice a higher island found in the northeast of the lake. Take your horse around to the north side and leap onto the rock with a log extending to the island. As you cross the log, you’ll notice a hole in it, search this to find the final map.

Search the hole in the log extending to the island to find the map.

The Treasure

(1 of 2) Take note of the winding route down the mountain

Take note of the winding route down the mountain (left), this can be found near Bacchus Station. (right)

The Treasure itself can be found in a rather elusive place that you’ll need to be careful with your jumps to discover. Make your way over to Fort Wallace until you’re outside the front gate, from here take the eastern path and then follow it to the mountain there where you’ll find a small path leading down to the cliffs.

Take a left here and head up the thin path until you reach the end, look down to see a rock that you can leap to. Once you land, look behind you and down to spot the next rock to leap to before finally jumping down to the final rock. From here, follow the path under the hanging rock and at the end of this, you’ll be able to search this rock for the treasure.

(1 of 7) Head east outside the entrance to Fort Wallace

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms
    PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    29 October 2018
  • Last Updated
    31 January 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard

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