Moon Death Valley National Park: Hiking, Scenic Drives, Desert Springs (Moon National Parks Travel Guide) (Paperback)

Moon Death Valley National Park: Hiking, Scenic Drives, Desert Springs (Moon National Parks Travel Guide) By Jenna Blough, Moon Travel Guides Cover Image
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Description


Trek across the salt flats, scale the towering rocks, and explore the marble canyons of this otherworldly landscape with Moon Death Valley National Park. Inside you'll find:
    • Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day trips, a week on the road, families with kids, and more
    • The Best Hikes in Death Valley: Detailed trail descriptions, mileage and elevation gains, and backpacking options
    • Experience the Outdoors: Hike through forested trails to sweeping canyon views and discover abandoned mining camps, remote ghost towns, and hidden springs. Go four-wheeling in the backcountry and admire surreal salt flats, rock formations, and sculpted sand dunes, and find the best vistas for that perfect sunset photo-op
    • How to Get There: Up-to-date information on gateway towns, park entrances, park fees, and tours
    • Where to Stay: Spend the night in a nearby hotel, or sleep under the stars with campgrounds both inside and outside the park
    • Planning Tips: When to go, what to pack, safety information, and how to avoid the crowds, with full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
    • Expertise and Know-How: Explore the park with Death Valley expert Jenna Blough
    Experience the best of Death Valley National Park with Moon.

    Visiting more of North America's national parks? Try Moon Joshua Tree & Palm Springs. Trying to hit them all? Check out Moon USA National Parks.


    About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you.   

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    About the Author


    Jenna Blough grew up on the edge of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, where she was allowed to run wild, instilling a love of the outdoors early on. After her parents dragged her and her sister on a cross-country road trip of epic proportions (visiting American classics like Wall Drug in South Dakota, Mesa Verde in Colorado, and the Petrified Forest in Arizona) she developed an equal appreciation for Wild West roadside attractions, historic sites, and wilderness.

    Jenna eventually found the California desert to be her geographic soul mate. Drawn by the austere beauty of Death Valley, she is fascinated by its cultural history, ghost towns, native sites, and the Mojave's shifting landscape.

    Jenna received an undergraduate degree in cultural anthropology, an MA in English literature, and an MFA in writing. When she's not living out of a tent, Jenna resides in Los Angeles with her husband Ryan Jones. Visit her blog at www.whentheroadends.com.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9798886470406
    Publisher: Moon Travel
    Publication Date: June 11th, 2024
    Pages: 248
    Language: English
    Series: Moon National Parks Travel Guide