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Death Valley National Park, CA 92328

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy strolling down the boardwalk. It is amazing to see water in such a dry environment. If you time your visit, you may have the opportunity to see the pup fish. The location is about a half mile drive off the main park highway....More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed July 19, 2017

It's amazing to see the actual amount of water here. Walk out to the end of the board walk and take some time to look for the elusive pup fish

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We almost missed this gem, but I'm so glad we didn't! This trail winds through Salt Creek... YES there is actually WATER there! The creek runs through a desert area and is filled with DV's rare and endangered pupfish. Photographers, don't be tempted to stray...More

Thank Kelley46
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk along the salt creek ,but as previous , was cut short by these bees which swarm around you and your car . Was concerned for safety so retreated back to car quick ,look a lovely area though :)

Thank Stuffmover
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This one of the very few places in the world you can see pupfish (This is only place for this variety). It was mating season when we where there and the activity was awesome. 100s of pupfish swimming around in very brackish shallow waters of...More

Thank RueterRD
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I'd been here three or four times and hadn't seen any pupfish. Stopped by this memorial day weekend and there were thousands! Great little hike!

Thank Derek J
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice short hike in a wooden trail ! It's cool to read the info signs along the way and learn a little more about the lands . Some cool picture ops here as well! Bring sun screen and water ! There is...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I am reviewing this trail only to let people know that my family was followed from our car up the trail by large black bees/wasps. They wouldn't leave us alone so I had to retreat to my car (I am allergic to yellow jacket sting)....More

Thank PeripateticAV
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

The Salt Creek Trail is close to the main road and is about 800 meters long. The nice boardwalk trail meanders over the creek and marshy area. There are panels with information about the salt creek and life of the little pupfish. It is an...More

Thank MochiMundo
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is worth a stop, as it is close to the road. But do not drive out of your way to come here. Good signs explain the story of pup fish.

Thank HappyTraveller234
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