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Death Valley National Park: Backcountry Roads:

Greenwater Valley

Route #15
    Vehicle needed:
    high-clearance

    Distance:
    28 miles

    Start:
    Dante's View Road, 7.5 miles south of Hwy 190

    Camping:
    yes, after 2 miles from either end

    Description:
    From the Dante's View Road to Hwy 178, this road follows the length of this mid-elevation valley. Good for spring wildflowers if winter rains fall. Once bustling during mining booms, little remains of the ghost towns of Furnace and Greenwater accessible via side roads. A rough, dead-end road to Gold Valley (4x4 required) leads off to the west 17 miles from the north end.

Also see: Ecosubsection



Greenwater (closest) & Amargosa (furthest) Valleys as seen from Dante's view.

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