Thorndike Campground

Death Valley National Park

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Unnamed Road Death Valley, CA 92328 760-786-3200 Official Website

GPS: 36.237, -117.071

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Overview of Thorndike Campground

Number of Sites 6

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 7,513 ft / 2,289 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Subaru SAABaru 92-X AWD
8 reviews
“Pine Tree Camping in DVNP”

Reviewed 5/15/2021

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 3
Overall Rating

If you want to stay away from the crowds, then this might be the spot for you. Pinyon pine and juniper hills, with dirt road access. Only a few camp sites: picnic tables and fire rings. The coolest attraction around here are the Charcoal Kilns - less than a mile hike down the road. At the end of the road is the hiking trail to Telescope Peak ( the only place you can see both the highest and lowest points in the USA)

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Subaru SAABaru 92-X AWD
8 reviews
Thorndike Campground | Total Escape Outside

Beyond the Wildrose Canyon and the charcoal kilns of west Death Valley NP, the high desert dirt road becomes rougher and steeper. Among junipers and pinyon pines sits this remote high-...

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  • dry camping
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • pets


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