Death Valley California Area Trails & Maps - Where To Go 4Wheeling
Death Valley has many unpaved backcountry roads. A vehicle with high-clearance will be necessary for all of the roads described here, but 4wd may also be required on some of the rougher roads. Map included.
Furnace Creek is the heart of Death Valley National Park. Here's a map of the paved roads and 4wd roads stemming from the Furnace Creek area.
This road runs up the west side of the Panamint Range to Mengel Pass, then drops down into main section of Death Valley NP. Take hwy.178 through Trona and into Panamint Valley. Turn right through the ghost town of Ballarat and head S past large active mine to trail head, which is on the left with signs. Maps and contact info here.
This is a very remote area located west of Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park. Here are directions and an idea of what you can expect when you get there.
The rugged backcountry of the Panamint Valley provides an exceptional setting for off-highway vehicle exploration and adventure. You'll need a high-clearance 4wd vehicle. Here's directions and contact info.