Between Ridgecrest and Trona
There are signs marking the turn
(several times we drove past it
and had to turn around). RM 134.
NOTE: It is a seven mile drive down
rough dirt roads. The road can be
impassable during bad weather. One
time after the rain, the gravel and sand
had built up in the road, we were at
serious risk to get stuck, just had to
stomp down on the gas and go for it.
And there was one time we actually
After you turn on the dirt road
towards Trona Pinnacles, about
half a mile the road splits, stay to
Abandoned houses in Trona, CA
Funny little town, lots of junk yards
and abandoned houses. There is a
uniqueness about the place... but there's
a feeling of being in a toxic waste dump.
There is a reasonably priced gas station...
Rocks painted like fish heads.
Can't remember the exact location.
Showers at Death Valley National Park
Furnace Creek Visitor Center
Showers and drinking water at
Paradise Cove Campground on
Hwy 178, about 4 miles east of
Showers cost $.50 / 4 minutes
Wagon Wheel Rock Formations
(Off Highway Vehicle Staging Area)
South from Trona Pinnacles. Camp anywhere
around and throughout the boulders that are
strewn about the ground.
VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Photos and information about Death Valley.
Includes free Campground Directory.
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Alabama Hills Recreation Area
There are hundreds of natural arches and
windows throughout the Alabama Hills.
Located west from Lone Pine, CA
Also see: ALABAMA HILLS
Also see: BONELLI LANDING
Also see: BRECKENRIDGE
Also see: BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
Also see: BUTTERMILK
Also see: CHIMNEY
Also see: COTTONWOOD
Also see: CRAGGY
Also see: CROWLEY
Also see: DEADMAN
Also see: DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see: DEATH
VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see: GOVERNMENT WASH
Also see: GREG'S
Also see: JAWBONE
Also see: JOSHUA
Also see: KEYESVILLE
Also see: LAKE
Also see: LAKE
Also see: LLOYD
Also see: MOJAVE
Also see: NEEDLE MOUNTAINS
Also see: NORTH
FORK KERN RIVER
Also see: SHERMAN
Also see: WAGON WHEEL
Also see: WALKER
Old house in Keeler, CA
Photos from Keeler, CA
Located on Hwy.136
13 miles east from Lone Pine, CA
What a bizarre town... a complete subculture.
Included under the listing for Ghost Towns,
but people still live here.
Underground House in Darwin, CA
Darwin is located a couple miles south of
Hwy.190 (Just west of Death Valley
National Park). It could be listed as a Ghost
Town, but people live here. There are sections
of interesting old company houses...
CAMPING ADVICE AND TIPS
Camped here 2003
Camped here 2004
Camped here 2005
Camped here 2006
Camped here April 1, 2007
Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
TRONA PINNACLES NATIONAL LANDMARK