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Mosaic Canyon

Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Another blessing by Mother Nature and a must do. This is so worth the short hike to get to it. Wear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montvale, New Jersey
Be prepared for a hike, with proper footwear and hydration!

This attraction requires a bit more hiking than many of the surrounding sites. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Westlake, Ohio
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Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another blessing by Mother Nature and a must do. This is so worth the short hike to get to it. Wear comfy sneakers and bring water.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction requires a bit more hiking than many of the surrounding sites. The weather was quite hot when we visited, and having water along and appropriate footwear was important!

Thank tmoore48
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an absolutely beautiful hike! We were so surprised by the amount of people who turned around as soon as the path opened up. Keep going people, it's so beautiful! I had done a bit of research before hand and found out how to bypass...More

Thank seajaydw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect with this canyon but we went on up the dirt road anyway. It was worth the drive. Not many people get here because it s a dirt road. At the end is a parking lot and a trail head...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wish we would have done a little research on this one before attempting this drive. It is described as a 2.4 mile dirt road to the canyon, easily accessible by car. It is actually an extremely bumpy, gravel road geared more for a vehicle...More

2  Thank spitzy135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go early for a hike here and you will enjoy it. Do not go past 10am in warm weather as it will be too hot to walk and trek. Feel the stones and their coolness :) It’s a very nice canyon.

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

unique stone structures; kids will enjoy climbing; baby strollers wont work, btw - kids have to be able to climb by themselves. also, nice and shady for some of the distance. Nice enjoyable hike on a mild day.

Thank rajkwins
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was our last stop in Death Valley before heading out. We thought we had saved the best for last and we were right. We also knew the temps were hitting 120 and so we waited till 7pm. Even at that time it was still...More

2  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a must do when you are nearby and exploring the Death Valley. It is amazing to walk it (be careful, very hot!!) and to see the structure and composition. One of our favourite places in the Valley!

1  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Mosaic Canyon is other worldly and a must see, but if you can go in the Fall or Winter do that. During the summer it is so hot, up to 120 degrees, you can barely walk and the rocks are hot to the touch. You...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Jon M | Reviewed this property |
Four wheel drive not required. Graded dirt road. Short too.