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Death Valley Junction
Junction of Highway 127 & Highway 190, in the village of Amaragosa, California. Amaragosa Opera House, Hotel, gas station, Coach house restaurant. Private Amargosa Airport. Also junction of Ash Meadows Road aka State Line Road which goes through desert to Pahrump, Nevada.
6.7
10.8
2602 ft.
Desert Road
Gravel road goes across riverbed to gravel pit. Flash floods can quickly fill dry riverbeds in the desert.
10.8
17.4
3048 ft.
Mobile Home Park
60 Unit mobile home park.
16.3
26.3
2362 ft.
Death Valley National Park
Entrance with sign to Death Valley National Park. Flash flood control dike to the north. View over desert to the south.
18.1
29.2
2011 ft.
Furnace Creek Road
Goes south; branches out into Dante's View Road to the west, which goes to Dante's View, one of the most spectacular viewpoints in Death Valley National Park. Overlooks Bad Water Basin.
23.4
37.7
1017 ft.
Trail
Trail north about 4 miles to 'Hole in the Wall'. This natutal attraction is a break in the wall like ridge to the north.
24.2
39.0
863 ft.
20 Mule Team Road
A scene from Star Wars called Jabba's Palace Road was shot in this canyon. The canyon was used by the Pacific Coast Borax Company to haul borax from mines up the canyon road.
25.4
40.8
653 ft.
Zabriskie Point
Zabriskie Point is a key viewpoint in Death Valley National Park due to its amazing badlands. Named after Christian Zabriskie of the Pacific Coast Borax Company. Location of U2's album The Joshua Tree cover picture and the movie Robinson Crusoe on Mars.
28.8
46.3
30 ft.
Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort
Hotel, conference center, 18-hole golf course (the world's lowest course at 214 ft below sea level), restaurants, saloon, shopping, museum, swimming pools, horseback riding, carriage rides, playground, gas station.
28.9
46.5
7 ft.
Badwater Road
South to the community of Badwater, CA. Limited services. Goes past Badwater Basin, which is the lowest and hottest spot in the USA and the second hottest spot in the world.
29.6
47.7
Texas Springs Road/Tumpisa Loop
North East about a mile to Texas Springs Campground. West to the community of Indian Village, CA, where about 50 Native American Timbisha Shoshone Tribe members reside.
29.9
48.1
Furance Creek Ranch
Furnace Creek Golf Course, museum, shopping.
30.2
48.6
Park Headquarters
Death Valley National Park headquarters. Furance Creek Campground. Furnace Creek Airport is a 1/2 mile West on Airport Road or the road north of the park headquarters.
31.5
50.7
Mill Road
Trailhead for Harmony Borax Works. Old abandoned mine a 1/4 mile to the west and south on trail a couple hundred meters.
32.2
51.8
Mill Road
Access to old borax mine.
33.2
53.4
Park Village, CA
Community of Park Village, CA. Limited services.
37.8
60.8
Cotton Bail Marsh
Dry salt lake bed south of highway.
40.8
65.7
Daylight Pass Cut Off
North roughly 8 miles to Daylight Pass Road (California Highway 374) and then about 20 miles Northeast to the town of Beatty, Nevada
43.2
69.6
Road and Natural Attraction
"The Devil's Cornfield" named for the strange vegetation. One mile South is Salt Creek which runs through a narrow green valley.
47.3
76.1
115 ft.
Scottys Castle Road
Northeast to Titus Canyon, Fall Canyon, Ubehebe crater. Ends at the California-Nevada State Line. Becomes NV State Highway 267.
52.1
83.9
Road
Grotto Canyon Road to Grotto Canyon.
52.7
84.8
Scenic Area
Large sand dunes to the north of highway.
54.4
87.6
Ranger Station
Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station.
54.6
87.8
3 ft.
Stovepipe Wells, California
Village. Motel with swimming pool, a gas station, store, restaurant/bar. Access to scenic Mosaic Canyon, south two miles.
54.6
87.9
16 ft.
Stovepipe Wells Airstrip
Access to private Stovepipe Wells Airstrip.
54.7
88.1
36 ft.
Road
Mosaic Canyon Road. Scenic area.
63.8
102.6
2198 ft.
Wildrose Road
South to the community of Harrisburg, CA. Limited services.
71.2
114.6
4954 ft.
Death Valley Park Entrance
South west limits of Death Valley National Park, California.
81.3
130.9
1542 ft.
Panamint Valley
Scenic desert driving on highway 190 (also called Nadeau Trail at this point). This valley is a dry lake bed which at some times of the year temporarily holds water.
82.5
132.8
1575 ft.
Panamint Valley Road
Heads south and connects with Trona Wildrose Road which heads into Death Valley National Park.
85.1
136.9
1936 ft.
Panamint Springs, California
Community of Panamint, CA. Limited services.
86.1
138.6
2119 ft.
Darwin Falls Trailhead
Darwin Falls is a waterfall about 3 miles Southwest off Ophir Road.
93.0
149.7
4288 ft.
Scenic View
1/4 mile Northeast is Padre Crowley Overlook of Rainbow Canyon and Panamint Valley.
98.8
159.0
4865 ft.
Saline Valley Road
North to the Inyo Mountains Wilderness Area. Activities: hunting, camping (up to 14 days), fishing, non-commercial trapping, hiking.
103.0
165.7
5259 ft.
Olancha Darwin Road
Southeast roughly 10 miles to village of Darwin, California. Darwin Falls Wilderness Area to the east.
110.1
177.2
4478 ft.
Cerro Gordo Peak Wilderness Area
East of highway. Hiking, fishing, non-commercial trapping, hunting, and camping allowed.
115.8
186.3
3802 ft.
California State Highway 136
Terminus of Guide. Junction of California State Highway #136 and #190. To the west is Owen's Lake, a dry lake bed.