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Death Valley National Park: Backcountry Roads:

Racetrack

Route #6
    Vehicle needed:
    high-clearance

    Distance:
    28 miles to The Racetrack

    Start:
    Ubehebe Crater Road

    Camping:
    yes, after first 2 miles, but no camping between Teakettle Junction and Homestake Dry Camp.

    Description:
    This road leads to The Racetrack, a dry lakebed famous for its “moving rocks." Two miles beyond the playa is the ruins of the Lippincott Mine and an informal camping area known as Homestake Dry Camp. Do not drive onto the dry lakebed!


Racetrack Playa

Racetrack Geology Tour

Rocks of Racetrack Playa



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