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Panamint Springs

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Blink & you may miss it. Panamint Springs CA is a tiny desert retreat: a restaurant & bar, with hotel behind it & RV campground across the street. Death Valley WEST gas station: gasoline now FULL TIME 24/7.

Panamint is located on Hwy 190 (near the Panamint Valley Rd intersection) on the west end of Death Valley National Park. Panamint Valley is great for back roads exploring & old mines. Cerro Gordo & Ballarat are nearby ghost towns. Darwin Falls is a nearby hike & the south pass entrance to Saline Valley is just up the hill. Panamint serves annual free Thanksgiving meals, a popular tradition that attracts all kinds of desert travelers.
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elevation: 1940' population: 10 zip code: 93545


scenic desert valley, west of Death Valley

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Inyo County
W of Death Valley NP
on Hwy 190



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • camping
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • off-roading
  • DVNP Charcoal Kilns
  • Barker Ranch
  • Panamint Valley
  • Goler Wash
  • ghost towns
  • Saline Valley Hot Springs
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Darwin Falls Wilderness
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Inyo National Forest
  • Trona Pinnacles
  • Surprise Canyon Wilderness
  • Argus Range Wilderness
  • panamint springs campgrounds

    Lone Pine Campground
    Mt. Whitney Portal Camping
    Panamint Valley Camping
    Panamint Springs Resort

    tent camping

    Located right next door to Death Valley, this little place is a wonderful alternative to staying inside the National Park. Off-roading nearby in Panamint Valley, nearby options to old mines & ghost towns. Well situated, half way between the Eastern Sierra's Hwy. 395 / Lone Pine & Death Valley make this a popular stop among travelers. The restaurant & RV park attracts many.

    nearby towns:
    Death Valley
    Ballarat [Ghost Town]
    Lone Pine
    local links:

    Death Valley Oasis

    Panamint City Ghost Town
    Skidoo Story
    Mojave Desert - Highway 395
    Death Valley Scenic Highway
    Panamint Valley Days 4x4 Event
    Death Valley Topographic Maps
    Death Valley Road

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