Charcoal Kilns, Death Valley National Park

Charcoal Kilns is located in Death Valley National Park. To visit Charcoal Kilns on your holiday in Death Valley National Park, and find out what else Death Valley National Park has to offer, use our Death Valley National Park holiday builder app .
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  • The road is partially a graveled road with rough spots. Worth the trip. History is explained as to why they were built here. Still smell like smoke houses  more »
  • These relics of the past are in great condition and a must see if you visit Death Valley. The location is not well traveled. It's accessed by a short dirt road just pass WildRose campground. The highe...  more »
  • The route to Charcoals Kilns Was very lonely. During the whole trip, we have only 4 cars. The last piece was a "white road", but was with a normal car. Certainly do for two days water in case your car would fail. Do not leave your car and wait until someone else passes to ask for help. With GSM has no range. It was worth to Charcoal Kilns. There were several signs that the historic history.
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  • The Kilns are in amazing condition. A short dirt road drive will get you there. There's also a hiking trail to higher elevation for an amazing view. The elevation is quite high and it does get cold in the winter months. I was there in late Oct 2017. The Kilns is a great place for night photography. Because it's tucked away in the mountains, not much sunset/sunrise photo action.
  • It is a pretty long drive on dirt roads to get to the kilns but once you are there the drive was worth the effort. Built totally from stacked stones of the area they are still standing 100 years later. There is a trail here that leads you to a view of Death Valley, plan extra time for that if you love hiking.
  • Great view from here to the mountains in the west! And, it's much cooler here than in the Valley! Lot's of flies, though.
  • any car can make the drive no problem
  • The charcoal kilns are at the beginning of an amazing hike up to wild rose peak. I don't know if the drive up there would have been worth it for the kilns alone. But if you're going up for the hike, definitely check them out.

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Where to stay in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park provides numerous developed campgrounds where you can pitch a tent. Some of these are free, and some are open year-round, while others only offer camping in the cooler, non-summer months. There are a few privately owned and operated lodges and inns in the park, most of which feature rustic accommodations. With its upscale lodging, the Furnace Creek Inn stands as an exception. The town of Beatty, on the Nevada side of the park, offers a few basic inns and motels and a couple of casinos. On the California side, Randsburg sits farther away from the park's popular Furnace Creek area, but the town offers numerous economy motels and views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
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