Death Valley Road Trip, April 06-09
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Spring Break Death Valley Trip Plan
Saturday 4/6/19: Leave Fairfax at 8 am. Eat lunch at fast food along I-5. Drive 375 miles - 5 ½ hours of driving. Arrive at Red Rock Canyon State Park (80 miles east of Bakersfield) at around 3pm and get some of the 50 first come-first serve tent campsites. Red Rock Canyon Brochure
Sunday 4/7/19: Leave after camp breakfast at 9. Drive 145 miles (2 ½ hours) to Stovepipe Wells private campground in Death Valley and get some of the 190 first come-first serve tent campsites. After lunch take 2 short hikes to Mosaic Canyon: and Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes:. Swimming pool available at Stovepipe Wells
Monday 4/8/19: Drive to Furnace Creek NPS campground in Death Valley (25 miles from Stovepipe Wells) and stay in Group Site #1 (booked). See Bad Water Basin, Devils Golf Course and do Star Wars Tour…or pick other activities described on Death Valley NP Website
Tuesday 4/9/18: Leave after breakfast. Drive 520 miles – 8 ½ hours back home. Have lunch/dinner on the road.
We could also add seeing Manzanar NHS on Tuesday...it adds about 80 miles to the trip.
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