Desert Rivers - Amargosa Desert:
Amargosa River Photos
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The river starts to form north of Beatty, near Springdale, Nevada.
It is a 1.5 square mile complex star sand dune that reaches 2,731 feet above sea level. It is managed to protect habitat for ...
Warm water from underground bubbles up through sand into clear spring pools. Silvery blue pupfish dart between swaying strands of ...
Death Valley Junction
Water will collect in the riverbed in Death Valley Junction, California.
South of the mountain, the river cuts across the road and follows it toward Shoshone, California.
The river maintains its course through the marsh along the east side of town.
Flow will sometimes pick up as the Amargosa passes by the thermal spings and Grimshaw wildlife refuge.
South of China Ranch the river cuts deep into the desert. Lush, hanging gardens abound.
Gravelly shapes are carved into the conglomerate material in the wash.
The Dumont Dunes are bordered by steep volcanic hills and the slow running Amargosa River, the area ...
Harry Wade Road
Sand and more gravel, and sometimes wildflowers, if the season and conditions are right near Harry Wade Road.
Saratoga Springs is located near the southern boundary of Death Valley National Park. Several springs feed ...
The Amargosa runs north into Death Valley across the Westside Road.
The water collects for a bit, and then seeps into the alkali of the Badwater Basin.