Greenwater Valley Backcountry Camping

Death Valley National Park

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Furnace Creek Wash Rd Death Valley, CA 760-786-3200 Official Website

GPS: 36.2531, -116.6516

Location submitted by: Restlessbynature

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Overview of Greenwater Valley Backcountry Camping

Free backcountry camping permits for Death Valley National Park may be obtained online, or in person at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center or Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station during business hours.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Elevation 3,313 ft / 1,009 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Ellie asked on 12/26/2021

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Reviews of Greenwater Valley Backcountry Camping 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Mike & Nancy
MI
43' Grand Design Momentum 397 TH
Ford F450
25 reviews
“Big Rigs…….don’t miss the turn!”

Reviewed 3/13/2022

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: Na
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This is a great Boondocking option with easy, close access to Death Valley. Plenty of room to spread out, but we were surprised they had several established spots rocked off. We found cheaper fuel in Beaty, Nevada than the $9.99 diesel in the park. Also in Beaty, you can check out the ghost town of Rhyolite. Very well preserved. ... more

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Mike & Nancy would stay here again

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Irush
Austin, TX
25' Airstream 25FC
Ford F150
6 reviews
“Private high desert Camping”

Reviewed 3/17/2021

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: NA
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Great Death Valley dispersed sites along Furnace Creek Wash Rd. Sites are just off the gravel road starting 1 mile in. 6-8 decent sites very separated and private. We stayed in a site with two medium sized rigs with room for more. Decent road, beautiful high desert valley, and privacy make this a great dispersed site. Don’t expect any ... more

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Irush would stay here again

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Restlessbynature
CA
33' Damon Intruder
28 reviews
“This was an awesome boondocking location inside Death Valley Park”

Reviewed 12/16/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 8
Site Number: Dispersed
Overall Rating

I stayed here for a week and used it as a home base. I had a 33' Motorhome and a car. I saw much of the park. It was Thanksgiving time and a bit chilly but not bad. There were days in the high 60's. Dante's View is nearby and there is cell service there if you need it but this place is great for being isolated. Dark at night and the st... more

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Restlessbynature would stay here again

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CA
33' Damon Intruder
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  • Dispersed Camping
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