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4 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~810 (+)

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Mosaic Canyon Trail

California | Death Valley by v8.6m

Activities & Features


Mosaic Canyon is a moderate kid friendly hike in Death Valley NP. This hike offers a geological glimpse of Death Valley through a colorful slot canyon. Mosaic Canyon in Death Valley lives up to its name. This colorful canyon hike is a rewarding hike for those looking to escape the heat and the crowds. Its narrow slot canyon walls are a colorful tapestry of the geological history of Death Valley. Keep an eye out for snakes and scorpions who seek refuge in the shade the canyon offers. Also, if you're lucky, you may catch a glimpse of some Desert Bighorn Sheep who inhabit the canyon! As always when hiking in Death Valley make to carry plenty of water and know your limits! There is camping available in Death Valley National Park.

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Contact: Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328

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