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This was a very nice hike. Only about 2 miles in and out. A little bit of scrambling over rocks and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LegoAthos
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Nevada City, California
my friends just visited this was there 3 years ago

They loved it a short hike and very nice worth the small trip near Panamint. It isn't a hard hike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jettarae
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Carpinteria, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice hike. Only about 2 miles in and out. A little bit of scrambling over rocks and balancing on small logs over muddy/watery areas. Very pretty. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They loved it a short hike and very nice worth the small trip near Panamint. It isn't a hard hike but watch and read up or ask at the Panamint store

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jettarae
Reviewed April 20, 2019

A fallin the death valley a big surpriece for me and my wife water is not a lot but is very strange to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank djmahel
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Darwin falls is a moderate hike up a seemingly dry canyon. At the end is a beautiful waterfall; however, it serves as the source of drinking water so there is no swimming.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank amarilloannie
Reviewed March 15, 2019

I’m probably the only dufus to take a few wrong turns on this hike, but, it can be done. Good for me that you can’t really get lost - just find other interesting ways to get to the falls. I enjoyed the hike, and noted...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ken l
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Heavy gravel path that has you crossing over muddy areas until you come to a rocky area about 5-6 ft high. After you climb over that then there is a small stream to traverse and finally a climb up the side of a hill. About...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jcarmello
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We almost missed it the unmarked gravel access road west of Panamint Springs, out and back hike some minor rock scrambling. A beauty when you get to it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

A short hike of 1.5 miles or so brings you to this little waterfall. Be prepared for a couple scrambles, but nothing terrible. When we went the downstream flow was enough to make part of trail muddy and provide a few water crossings. I enjoy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Darwin Falls is an unique hidden treasure in DVNP. The road to the falls is unpaved, bumpy but accessible by car. The drive on the dirt road is probably about 2 miles. From the parking area, the hike to the base of the falls is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank exptraveller501
Reviewed February 4, 2019

It was a 30 minute drive from Stovepipe Wells. It's the first left after the town which we missed because the sign is about 100 feet once you make the left. Hike is through gravel but not to long and a waterfall in the desert...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Karyn S
October 19, 2018|
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Response from kumtux | Reviewed this property |
It is a relatively unimproved gravel road that is a little rough in places, but easily navigated by a 2-wheel drive conventional sedan. Just take it slow to save your back. Road was fine in mid-October (but check local... More
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mach1ch5
May 10, 2018|
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Response from mikehikes42 | Reviewed this property |
Road conditions vary... but my Honda CRV did just fine. Most of the other cars at the trail head were trucks... except for the one sedan.
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Angie M
January 17, 2018|
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Response from Kates9999 | Reviewed this property |
There's a sign posted at the parking lot that specifically says no dogs. There are other areas in the park that allow dogs.
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