Brown Peak (West Approach) – Death Valley National Park

Scramble up an unassuming but very pretty peak to fantastic views of the surrounding area. Total Distance: 6.2 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 2,491ft. (2,976ft. to 4,949ft.) Difficulty: Strenuous 5-10 Mile Difficulty: Very Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: Yes Best Seasons: November-April Special Permits: None Water […]

Smith Mountain – Death Valley National Park

Scramble up an unassuming but very pretty peak to fantastic views of the surrounding area. Total Distance: 5.6 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 2,314ft. (3,806ft. to 5,923ft.) Difficulty: Strenuous 5-10 Mile Difficulty: Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: Yes Best Seasons: November-April Special Permits: None Water Availability: […]

Brown Peak (East Approach) – Death Valley National Park

Scramble up an unassuming but very pretty peak to fantastic views of the surrounding area. Total Distance: 10.4 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 3,139ft. (1,833ft. to 4,949ft.) Difficulty: Extremely Strenuous 10+ Mile Difficulty: Very Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: Yes Best Seasons: November-April Special Permits: None […]

Pyramid Peak – Death Valley National Park

Climb up a beautiful peak on the southern edge of the Funeral Mountains to great views of the Funeral Mountains, Black Mountains, Death Valley, Panamint Mountains, and beyond. Total Distance: 9.2 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 3,768ft. (3,055ft. to 6,696ft.) Difficulty: Extremely Strenuous 5-10 Mile Difficulty: Extremely Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: […]

Mount Perry – Death Valley National Park

Enjoy wide views from Dante’s Ridge on your way up Mt. Perry, with 360 degree views to surrounding mountains, valleys, salt flats, and much more. Total Distance: 9.0 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 3,033ft. (4,930ft. to 5,738ft.) Difficulty: Very Strenuous 5-10 Mile Difficulty: Extremely Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: […]

Dantes View Trail – Death Valley National Park

Hike along the ridgeline to great views down on Badwater Flats and across Death Valley to the Panamint Mountains. Total Distance: 1.0 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 512ft. (5,473ft. to 5,166ft.) Difficulty: Easy 0-5 Mile Difficulty: Moderate View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: No Best Seasons: October-May Special […]

Coffin Peak – Death Valley National Park

Take a short but trailless hike to a mountain peak with fantastic views of the Black, Greenwater, Panamin, and Funeral Mountains. Total Distance: 2.5 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 919ft. (5,117ft. to 5,507ft.) Difficulty: Moderate 0-5 Mile Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: Yes Best […]

Ubehebe Peak – Death Valley National Park

Take a strenuous, Class 2 trail up to a mountain peak with views across the Racetrack. Total Distance: 4.6 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 2,617ft. (3,708ft. to 5,666ft.) Difficulty: Strenuous 0-5 Mile Difficulty: Extremely Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: No Best Seasons: November-April Special Permits: None […]

Little Ubehebe Peak – Death Valley National Park

Take an old mining trail up to a small peak with views across the Racetrack Playa. Total Distance: 3.8 miles out & back Elevation Gain: 1,905ft. (3,708ft. to 5,470ft.) Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous 0-5 Mile Difficulty: Very Strenuous View Rating: Author’s Rating: Visitor Rating: Visitor Difficulty Rating: Pets: No Horses: No Best Seasons: November-April Special Permits: […]