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Twenty Mule Team Canyon

Death Valley, 4 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley Junction, CA
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A tortuous 2.8 mile road riddled with tunnels - a legacy from years of Borax prospecting.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mule team” (24 reviews)
“dirt road” (24 reviews)
“zabriskie point” (16 reviews)
Death Valley, 4 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley Junction, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not necessarily off the charts but another gem to enjoy in Death Valley. Dirt road but easy on a standard car if you take it easy

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Only drawback of this drive is the other tourists - we had a couple of other cars in front that would alternate between stopping dead in the middle of the road, and flying so fast they kicked up a dust storm. The attraction is pretty...More

1  Thank tmoore48
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This 3 mile one way loop is a delightful drive into some pretty spectacular scenery. It is a similar drive as the more well-known Artists Drive, but having more white, tan and yellow as the dominant colors. It has the same feel as Artists Drive...More

Thank spitzy135
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visit this place, and you will think you have landed in a different planet. A short drive, but mind blowing all the same.

Thank Cropduster2153
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for the entrance but it's not well marked and we almost missed it. Glad we didn't! We were a bit hesitant when we turned into it and saw the long dirt path ahead. We were in a rented Dodge Caravan. But we...More

1  Thank DAWN H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This one way dirt road comes off Rt. 190 just before Zabriskie point (going towards Furnace creek). We had the entire road to ourself. Although we had an SUV, I think this road should be navigable with a regular car if it is dry (360...More

1  Thank PeripateticAV
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Quick drive with nice views. Good photo ops. We drove around the winding road and stopped frequently for pictures. It's a short one-way drive, no hiking.

1  Thank NZ17TM18
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took this loop in my 2016 Elantra wasn't so sure about that choice a couple of times. No damage but sure would have felt better in a higher clearance vehicle. With that said awesome views and fun ride. Gave my new driver an experience.

1  Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

On ANY road in Death Valley where trailers are not recommended--THE PARK IS RIGHT, PAY ATTENTION. We took this road not having a clue what we were getting into. It is not paved which is not a problem if it isn't wet. DO NOT drive...More

2  Thank dkudu
Reviewed 23 March 2017

You feel like you are in outer space! It is a great drive!!! If you get time, get out and take some photos!

Thank Dale987
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