Ubehebe Crater

Ubehebe Crater, Death Valley National Park: Address, Phone Number, Ubehebe Crater Reviews: 4.5/5

Ubehebe Crater
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Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers down their steep and colorful slopes.
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Dionges1
Los Angeles, CA2,849 contributions
Well Preserved Crate, With Several Hiking Trails for All Physical Levels
Apr 2021
An excellent crater to visualize what it looked like soon after the most recent eruptions, very little erosion. Crater is small and hiking can be an hour or more or longer. Convenient viewing area not far from the parking lot. A must see when visiting Death Valley
Written May 7, 2021
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Michelle B
Los Angeles, CA169 contributions
AWESOME!
Apr 2021
There are trails around the crater if you are adventuresome. We were worn out, so we just stayed at the rim, but it was still an amazing sight.
Written April 28, 2021
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Kristy
Huntsville, AL667 contributions
Amazing
Apr 2021
It's a drive up there from the main parts of the park but it is worth it. The crater and the colors are different than other places in the park. We did the 2+ mile walk around the crater. We started early but due to elevations and a cool breeze it was very comfortable, cooler than other parts of the park. We walked clockwise, and it appears to be easier than the other way, although the map suggests going counterclockwise.
The smaller crater is to the right of the parking lot but there is a great view on up the hill on the path around the big crater.
Written April 15, 2021
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madsigntist
40 contributions
TERRIFIC
Apr 2021
I've never seen a crater before, and this one is easily accessible. You can see it from the parking lot. You can also walk down into it, but the uphill climb back up, I understand, is a little steep. I didn't go down. From Stovepipe Wells, where we stayed, it's an easy 30 mile drive on paved road. Well worth the trip.
Written April 14, 2021
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mari_reys
Los Angeles, CA217 contributions
YOU-bee-HEE- bee crater
Mar 2021 • Family
another good time to visit Death Valley, with no crowds on first day of spring 2021. It was windy here, a nice time for short hike to see a great view of the crater,
Written March 22, 2021
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Sondra W
Manhattan Beach, CA633 contributions
Looks like Iceland!
Mar 2021
This is a great way to feel that you have stepped on to another planet - or maybe just another country! The crater is amazing. It is huge, and well maintained. It looks as if the crater was pulled and formed a second one. The trail around is the perfect opportunity to see the crater from all sides, but also get a birds eye view of the valley. There is no shade on the trail, so I would definitely recommend going early in the morning. It is a great add on for the Racetrack and the sailing rocks!
Written March 7, 2021
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M B
San Francisco, CA706 contributions
Am I at another planet?
Mar 2021 • Solo
The feeling of coming to the area around Ubehebe Crater felt like being in a Star Wars movie in a galaxy far, far away. This amazing place is worth its drive in itself and I highly recommend to hike the loop around the crater. Then you will be able to enjoy the area and still see both Ubehebe Crater from different spots as well as be able to see Little Hebe Crater. Enjoy this remarkable place.
Written March 7, 2021
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Sean
7 contributions
The best.
Feb 2021
I can’t say enough about this experience. You will probably never see anything like it. Beautiful area,l. Moderate hike to both craters. A little more difficult if you go to the bottom, (highly recommended)
Written February 15, 2021
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Dan
Los Angeles, CA23 contributions
Ubehebe Crater
Feb 2021
Well worth the drive out to see this 2000 year old gem! Colors were amazing.
Took the walk around the rim. Fantastic views, mind the edge!
Saw a fair number of brave souls who ventured down the bottom of the crater ~ good for them!
There is a ranger station just before the crater, if you need El Baño. It's a cary in, cary out.
Written February 8, 2021
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Roger Dunbar
Goodyear, AZ188 contributions
Cool Place to Checkout
Oct 2020
This was a very interesting natural feature. If you like geology you will want to check this out. It is a volcanic feature that exploded thousands of years ago. We hiked to the small crater that is just up the hill from the parking lot. You can hike around the whole crater if you have at least a few hours I would guess since we did not actually do it. Even if you do not want to hike you can drive right up to it which is nice. There are no bathrooms here, just an FYI. I would definitely check this out if you have time to drive to the north part of the park. We stayed in Beatty, and it took about an hour and a half to get here.
Written November 20, 2020
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