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Mosaic Canyon

Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Mosaic Canyon is very close to Stove Pipe Wells RV park. So we decided to take a peak... It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
Beautiful but couldn't see a lot of it

It was 127 degrees when we were here which is just a bit too risky to do too much hiking. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“great hike” (21 reviews)
Route 190, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mosaic Canyon is very close to Stove Pipe Wells RV park. So we decided to take a peak... It is fabulous! Not to be missed.Very easy hiking in the canyon. Specatacular walls of marble. if you go to Death Valley do not miss this site.

Thank Jettajudy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was 127 degrees when we were here which is just a bit too risky to do too much hiking. We ventured back a little ways, but the rock was so hot, we couldn't really touch it to climb. I wish we could have gone...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My daughter and I visited Mosaic Canyon on June 2nd, around noon. It was a bit of a lengthy, bumpy ride to the trailhead. At the trailhead we were the only car in the lot. It was a nice hike. Very cool scenery. We each...More

Thank iowacityia
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

So we started our day in Vegas and drove to Death Valley. We stopped at several points already and were getting pretty tired. We headed to Mosaic Canyon and parked at the parking lot. We saw there was a bit of a hike and we...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We only had one day in Death Valley and didn't get to this site until later. Was too hot to hike very far, but this and golden canyon were the too places we visited I wished I could have spent more time hiking. Go early...More

Thank LaLiga16
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Take your time getting to this from highway 190 , unpaved road is quite bumpy ! When your there , a pleasant low uphill grade walk through some lovely rock formations awaits , a small amount of scrambling required ,nothing too bad though. We walked...More

Thank Stuffmover
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

If you do only one hike this is the one! Easy...but the rock formations are amazing! Highly recommend this as a number one selection for hikers. Gets hot so hike early in the morning! Bring the camera!

Thank BeachGal88
Reviewed 25 May 2017

An in and out hike up a rough road near Stovepipe wells. It was very popular. After the initial interesting part there is a long open area where you are exposed to the sun before you re-enter a canyon area. This is a beautiful spot...More

1  Thank teamflames
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had asked a ranger which hike we should do between this and Desolation Canyon and he said Mosaic hands down. The smooth marble walls along the way are so beautiful and the change in rock along the entire trail is interesting and unique. The...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a very enjoyable walk. Not unbelievable, but worth the effort. Also consider Golden Canyon, no one was there but it was probably better.

Thank HappyTraveller234
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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.