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Address: Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA

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A nice walk but go early

Be aware the road is unpaved to the car park so go slowly, the approx 2 mile walk is good but go early as the heat in summer in intense

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
wazza99
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be aware the road is unpaved to the car park so go slowly, the approx 2 mile walk is good but go early as the heat in summer in intense

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mosaic Canyon is a 2.4 mile drive along gravel road off the highway from Stovepipe Wells. Once you arrive at the car park the shortest walk is 1.5 miles. We did about half of it as it was really hot and kids were complaining. Worth it though to get some nice pics and see the smooth rock formations.

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Thank Jody M
Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It might be one of the most special hiking experience I've ever had. Unlike other national parks, there is little plants here and all you can see are stones hills hot as hell lol. Remember to drink enough water before and during the hiking.

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Thank JoeyYou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walk in the canyon and it makes you appreciate the power of nature. Natural stones that are layered in rocks. A bit hot to walk in 100 degree weather but amazing place to take pictures and have lunch on the rocks

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Thank Allen L
Marcellus, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed walking through this Canyon, the mosaic walls are just beautiful There is some climbing over rocks but nothing too challenging.

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Thank Gary S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful short hike to the Mosaic Canyon, part of this hike somewhat reminded me of the Narrows without all the water :o)

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Thank johanb711
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

the views on this hike are truly magnificent!... is an easy hike, good for families... worth visiting!

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Denton, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Many times I've hiked into the canyon only far enough to get past the shiny and slick walls at the mouth of the canyon. This time my daughter and I hiked back just as far as we could go. Back to the point where the canyon walls narrowed and the only thing left was a very steep climb up. We... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and decent hike. Make sure to go early in the Day before it gets hot. Also remember to use common sense... when it dolls off n the evening the rocks are still very warm from the earlier sun...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We loved every second of the hike, though be aware this is more vigorous of a hike than they let on. There is quite a bit of crawling up and down slick rocks. Oh and the road up there is about as rough as it gets while still being a road. Don't bring your sports car.

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