From the wide-open salt flats of Badwater Basin, where you'll find the lowest point in the western hemisphere, to narrow, twisting canyons with walls beautifully sculpted by wind and water, Death Valley National Park is a land of intrigue and beauty, making it a wonderful place to explore. Hiking Death Valley National Park describes thirty-six hikes that will lead you to scenic spots within the park, including salt flats, canyons, mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Armed with plenty of water, a good hat, and a desire to explore, you are all set for an adventure that will inspire you to visit again and again.
About the Author:
Polly and Bill Cunningham are lifelong hikers and wilderness advocates. They have collaborated on several other FalconGuides, including Hiking New Mexico's Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Hiking New Mexico's Gila Wilderness, Hiking California's Desert Parks, Hiking Anza-Borrego State Park, Hiking Joshua Tree National Park, Hiking Mojave National Preserve, Wild Utah, and Wild Montana.
- Hikes suited to every ability
- Accurate directions to the trailhead and detailed trail descriptions
- GPS-compatible trail maps
- Mile-by-mile directional cues
- Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons
|Date Published||October 1, 2007
|Dimensions||6 x 0.4 x 9 inches