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“pup fish” (33 reviews)
“board walk” (10 reviews)
“nice boardwalk” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walkway was a great experience that let you see the Pup Fish that are in the salt stream. It is hard to believe there is a stream in the desert with fish in it. A great walk.

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Very interesting to see fish in the middle of the desert. The fish are very small however the boardwalk is next to the stream. Also saw an interesting bird while we were there. We walked the whole boardwalk however you really do not need to...More

Thank L B
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

So this was a boardwalk over/by a stream, so you could see all the tiny pupfish darting around. That was interesting, but it was also pretty hot on that boardwalk, and I and others got bitten a few times by some large fly-like creature. The...More

Thank hilaryg1
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Absolutely worth a stop! If for nothing else the fact that its flowing water with fish,. in Death Valley. Mom LOVED the little Pupfish! We enjoyed the hike overall! Its short, but the boardwalk parallels the stream and provides a level and protective (if only...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

My favorite hike along a boardwalk. Slow moving stream that is home to the native Pupfish. Tiny little fish that live 1 year. It;s a level loop trail so it is an easy hike.

1  Thank Janelle H
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

One of the most interesting aspects of DV, seeing this ecosystem. The unique fish, not seen anywhere else, and green vegetation that is lacking in much of the park, is a stark contrast. On one of the main park roads so you can combine this...More

Thank Tom F
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Watch the pupfish here. This specie is one of several in the bio-region that are not endangered. In spring you can watch them pick mates. There are literally thousands of them. No lie. Drive the short gravel road to the parking and then stroll the...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

The boardwalk makes this a nice walk along the flowing creek. One does not expect to see water flowing in one of the driest spots on earth, but take a moment and catch a view of the pupfish swimming in the water alongside the boardwalk....More

1  Thank James H
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is a nice short walk, mostly on boardwalk, through the salt creek flats. We saw phoebes and lizards here, which was nice since animals are quite rare to see in this dry park. The interpretive signs were well done and interesting. Great for all...More

1  Thank jlava88
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is so different than most other hikes in Death Valley because there is water! We enjoyed walking on the boardwalk and looking at the pupfish. This would be a great early morning hike and is great for all.

Thank adventure58
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