This 9-mile drive crosses a sloping mountainside composed of vibrant soil colored by rich metals. The main attraction, the Artist’s Palette, is among the unique Death Valley landmarks that must be seen to believe.
These ruins, where gold was once processed for the Ashford Mine, provide an example of how tough life can be in this harsh desert.
This 2.5-mile loop offers a great immersion into the terrain beneath Zabriskie Point.
This is the lowest place in North America — a required stop for first time visitors to Death Valley.
These conical constructions converted lumber to charcoal for area miners from 1879 to 1882.
This towering overlook above Badwater Basin offers panoramic views of Death Valley.
This 2-mile hike visits a refreshing year-round waterfall on the western side of Death Valley.
|Golden Canyon – Gower Gulch Loop|
This 4-mile loop visits some of the most stunning terrain in Death Valley.
This 2 to 4 mile hike requires a bit of climbing and is a lesser-visited trail in Death Valley.
The ¼ mile walk around the Harmony Borax plant offers a window into the mining past of Death Valley.
|Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes|
This 1 + mile hike explores the most visible (but not the largest) sand dunes in Death Valley.
This 1 to 4-mile hike starts up a smooth marble slot canyon and exposes visitors to unique Death Valley geology.
|Natural Bridge Canyon|
The 2-mile round-trip hike up Natural Bridge Canyon is a great trek for those interested in learning about the geological history of Death Valley.
This easy one mile out-and-back crosses a short boardwalk bordering a little creek.
This 4 to 7-mile hike visits narrow slot canyons full of pour-overs, carve outs, and dark passages that beg to be explored.
|Twenty Mule Team Canyon|
This 2.8-mile one way road is just up the road from Zabriskie Point. The fine canyon that can be experienced right from the driver’s seat.
This 0 – 2 mile hike visits a large crater in the north end of Death Valley. A parking lot along the rim provides a great view of the crater, and there are also three trails to choose from.
This 8.4-mile hike summits a 9,064-foot peak in the Panamint Mountains north of Telescope Peak.
This easy-to-reach overlook offers a stunning panorama of the badlands near Furnace Creek.