Telescope Peak trail, Death Valley National Park

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  • July 9, 2017
    I went with a good friend of mine and his brother (it was actually in December 2011) to Death Valley National Park to try and conquer this hike. We arrived in Las Vegas, rented a 4x4 (as recommended),...  more »
  • April 23, 2017
    I recently completed the Telescope Peak Adventure trip with Wildland Trekking Co. - this would be the very first Telescope Peak trip for Wildland Trekking Co. and I was one of the lucky ones to be a p...  more »
  • December 2, 2016
    This is a great day hike to enjoy a rare view of the lowest (Badwater) and highest (Telescope peak) points in Death Valley. At 11000 feet telescope peak gives a great view of death valley. This high w...  more »

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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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