Death Valley camping options

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Re: Death Valley camping options

Post by Wandering Daisy » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:52 pm

Furnace Creek (NPS campsite) is not that bad depending on time of year. We were there in December just before Christmas and it was nearly empty. It was a nice base camp for day-hiking. I would not want to hang around the entire day, but it worked well for us. At the day of minimum daylight we were happy to have a few more creature comforts (lanterns, chairs, wine, fire, fresh food music, etc.) to fill the dark hours without having to drive poor roads.








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Re: Death Valley camping options

Post by bobby49 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:21 pm

If you drive some vehicle with moderately high clearance, you can drive out to the Racetrack Valley. Even though I car-camped there, I felt like I was getting out to the edge of the wilderness.

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