Old mine steam boiler

Jail Canyon – 4×4 to miner’s cabin and gold mine in Death Valley

Jail Canyon is a worthy day trip as well as a place to camp. An old miner’s cabin lies at ...
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Explore the Minnietta cabin's mining history

Explore the Minnietta cabin’s mining history

Death Valley contains many canyons where old mine shafts, cabins, millsites and various ghosts of past mining operations lay silent ...
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The Barker Ranch house Manson used as his hide out

Shadows of the past at the Manson hideout

A favorite “short cut” into Death Valley from the west side of the Panamint Range is to go across Goler ...
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Death Valley itinerary and menu

Death Valley itinerary and menu

Part of the fun of planning your trip is getting out a good map and choosing where you want to ...
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Desert sunset behind the Sierras

Handy tips for 4×4 camping in Death Valley

Here is my short list of important tips to help make your trip more of a fun adventure than an ...
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