Desolation Canyon Trail

  • Desolation Canyon in Death Valley National Park, California.
  • Desolation Canyon in Death Valley National Park, California.

Hiking

Dogs No

3 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~400 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

California

Death Valley

Desolation Canyon is a moderate hike in Death Valley National Park. This trail is kid friendly and goes through a narrow canyon with dramatic views. Desolation Canyon is a truly amazing hike in Death Valley National Park. This narrow canyon trail leads hikers through colorful terrain and is sure to please all. While it's a relatively short trek, hikers should use caution when hiking during the heat of day, especially in the summer. Take plenty of water and use common sense as heat stroke is a possibility along this trail. There is camping available in Death Valley National Park.

Red Tape

Entrance & Camping Fees
Contact: Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328

California Trails

Death Valley Trails

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