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SALT CREEK HILLS ACEC: A GREAT SIDE TRIP ON THE WAY TO DVNP

This oasis at the southeastern tip of Death Valley is rich with history of the Old Spanish Trail, Mormon mines and what is believed to be the oldest standing structure in the Mojave Desert.

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TITUS CANYON: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Death Valley National Park’s most popular back-country road travels along 27 miles of high mountain peaks and a deep narrow gorge cut into the steep face of the Grapevine Mountains.    

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TIPI LIVING IN HISTORIC CHINA RANCH

This hidden oasis near the southeastern corner of Death Valley National Park includes a massive date farm planted from seeds in the early 1920s, tipi lodging, incredible hiking opportunities within the Amargosa River Valley and one of the best date shakes […]

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PLEASANTON TALC MINE: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Inside/Out – Exploring the remains of the Pleasanton Talc Mine one of the numerous mines located in the southeastern border of Death Valley National Park.  

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IBEX SPRINGS GHOST CAMP: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Established as a mining camp in the 1880s, Ibex Springs on the southeastern border of Death Valley National Park, is probably one of the parks least visited areas and that’s exactly why I wanted to check it out.  

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SALT CREEK HILLS & THE ASHFORD MILL RUINS: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Located just outside the southeastern tip of the National Park boundary, the Salt Creek Hills are designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). The Ashford Mill ruins are within DVNP and contain the remnants of a gold processing […]

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ARTIST’S DRIVE & GOLDEN CANYON: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Two very colorful spots along Death Valley’s Eastern border.      

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BADWATER BASIN & DEVILS GOLF COURSE: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

The lowest point in North America and a golf course that only a devil could love.          

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NATURAL BRIDGE CANYON: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

The main attraction along this easy 2.3-mile roundtrip hike through the Amargosa Mountain foothills is a 50-foot-tall bridge that has been naturally created by the erosion in the canyon walls.        

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DEATH VALLEY RANCH: DVNP

Better known as Scotty’s Castle, although it was neither a castle nor Scotty’s.        

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