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Darwin Falls

Death Valley National Park, CA
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Year round waterfall in Death Valley National Park?

As impossible as it sounds there is a spring fed waterfall that runs year round in Death Valley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D. Michael W
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San Ramon
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starts easy, gets treacherous

Was not easy to find. Gravel road from Main road. Hike starts off in a gravel wash, gradually you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jean L
,
Whitestone, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As impossible as it sounds there is a spring fed waterfall that runs year round in Death Valley, well technically Panamint Valley. Same desert, so I digress. The gravel road wasn’t challenging to find. It is really easily spotted once you blow right past it....More

Thank D. Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was not easy to find. Gravel road from Main road. Hike starts off in a gravel wash, gradually you see the stream and vegetation starts. A few times we realized we were on the "wrong side" of the stream and had to hop over to...More

1  Thank Jean L
Reviewed December 1, 2017

The 1st "falls" is a quick-running downhill stream, about 1 mile from the parking area. The main Darwin Falls is quite a hike further in. If you're physically able, it's worth going all the way. If not, the 1st one is quite beautiful & worth...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed October 16, 2017

A bit of a hike so be prepared. So worth it to see water in the desert. Invest the time and be prepared.

1  Thank coachee1313
Reviewed July 6, 2017

My daughter and I visited on June 2nd, making it to Darwin Falls around Noon. This was our favorite hike of the day. It is not a highly visited trail. And I think that is for the best. Thankfully I had done quite of bit...More

6  Thank iowacityia
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is a hidden gem. There were less people on this walk than others we did in Death Valley, but we thought this was one of the best. A gem of an oasis - water fall at the end.

1  Thank HappyTraveller234
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Great hike - short enough for most to make it. Reward - Seeing water fall in the desert with water year round ! Hike goes from desert to foliage . Quite a change. Follow the "pipe" that feeds Panamint Springs on the right . It...More

4  Thank kelly d
Reviewed May 17, 2017

After spending days driving around the beautiful desert landscape I found myself in middle of this lush oasis. It was really cool. The hike is less than 2 miles and very flat. You have to go over some streams and large rocks. Your shoes may...More

2  Thank Tim B
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Hands down this hike should not be missed. It is the ONLY water source in Death Valley and feeds the "resort" at Panamint Springs. A short hike and very enjoyable.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Surprising to find a waterfall in Death Valley! It's a nice hike up a wash, a little boulder scramble and then the falls.

Thank Littlecabin
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rickado7
December 24, 2017|
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Response from D. Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Was just there... everyone I saw was fully clothed.
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sudheerpakala
December 7, 2017|
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Response from D. Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Was there in early January. It was quite nice! I understand that it flows all year, granted I am not going to visit in July to check...
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Robin F
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Cameron M | Reviewed this property |
whoops, sorry for the delay. Nope, no restrooms at the trailhead parking. Panamint Springs surely does, but maybe for customers only, I don't know.
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