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Ubehebe Crater

A Death Valley hike at this crater who's name is Shoshone for "big basket in the rock."
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview:  This is a hike at the north end of Death Valley within 10 miles of Scotty's Castle. I started at the edge of the crater at the... more »

Tips:  Ubehebe Crater is about 5 miles north of the northernmost entrance to Death Valley National Park. It is not too far from Scotty's... more »

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Points of Interest

1. View

The view of the crater from the edge at the parking lot. You can see some of the trails to the base.

2. Base

At the base of the crater, this is but one view. The 360 degree view is truly an awesome sight!

3. Sign

There are warning signs like this along the rim trail. Take note and don't get too close to the edge.

4. Crater view

A view to the base of the crater from the edge of the rim near the warning sign. I still had many feet between me and the edge.

5. Halfway

The view across the crater to the parking area.

6. Little Ubehebe

A photo of Little Ubehebe Crater with its great shape. You can see the trails to it.