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Shelter for us and friends.

Stayed Feb 10-11, 2017; it was no lie a dark and stormy night. A rarity in Death Valley. My... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Jason K
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Burro Alert

Probably the most adventurous part of the journey is driving to Geologist Cabin. We traveled there... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2015
HAWKNewburyPark_Ca
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Newbury Park, Ca
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Feb 13, 2017
“Shelter for us and friends.”
Aug 3, 2015
“Burro Alert”
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This stone cabin is available for public use and is just beyond the Russell Camp.
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Death Valley National Park, CA
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Stayed Feb 10-11, 2017; it was no lie a dark and stormy night. A rarity in Death Valley. My brother, our buddy and I sheltered here with a great fire and a fifth of amazing Stranahan's Diamond whiskey. The wind and rain were driving. The...More

2  Thank Jason K
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Probably the most adventurous part of the journey is driving to Geologist Cabin. We traveled there entering from the east, from Badwater Road. Conditions of the road are moderate until you get into the canyon, then it becomes very rocky, bumpy and slow going. Do...More

4  Thank HAWKNewburyPark_Ca
Reviewed January 13, 2013

pretty little cabin with amazing view! often crowded - first come, first served. no water nearby. rough road from east, horrid road up Golar wash and over Mengle Pass.

4  Thank Janet W
Reviewed April 1, 2011

Geologists cabin is in the southern reaches of Death Valley. Accessed either through the NP from the East or from the West through Goler Wash Goler is a very serious 4wh drive. We arrived in a 4Runner with a locked out rear axle, 15lbs of...More

5  Thank Kayaker47_11
Reviewed May 23, 2004

When we were approaching Geologist's cabin from the east we were stopped by 4 wild burros at the spring in front of the cabin. We paused, took several minutes of video and still pictures. One of the burros, a brown one, has a right ear...More

7  Thank BoardingPass1510
Reviewed April 26, 2003

On Saturday the 26th of April, 2003, a group of adventure seeking off-roaders went to visit Mengel Pass and the surrounding area. We enjoyed the beauty of the desert this warm spring day and found pleasure in the company of the Gold Coast Cruisers members...More

11  Thank Inspire7165
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Reviewed August 5, 2002

we came in the "back" way through goler wash in a trusty new japanese 4wd SUV. made it with just a couple hairy moments.... but the cabin took the cake...saw a kit fox or a small coyote drinking from the spring just west of the...More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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