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Homestake Primitive Campground — Death Valley National Park

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Death Valley National Park

Extremely remote campsite at 3,785ft of elevation, accessible only by high-clearance vehicles with all-terrain tires. Access from Saline Valley Road requires navigating Lippincott Pass and should only be attempted by experienced 4-wheel drivers. There are no approved toilet facilities at this location and no water available. Pack in all that you need, pack out all that you bring.

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Location

Homestake Primitive Campground — Death Valley National Park is located in California

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Directions

Off of CA190 at the junction for Scotty___s Castle road, travel north thirty-eight (38) miles toward Ubehebe Crater. Just before the parking area for the crater, turn right onto unpaved Racetrack Road. Travel 20 miles on this high clearance 4WD road and take a right at Teakettle Junction. Travel 9.5 miles and just past the Racetrack playa arrive at the campground.

Coordinates

36.6376 N
117.5738 W

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2 Reviews

James N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2023

Bare Necessities

Homestake Dry Camp is just that, a dry camp. There was a porta-potty (would hate to be the poor guy that has to service it), but no water as the name implies or tables.  Lots of rock fire rings and plenty of room for your friends.

This is a great place to stay for getting early morning, late evening and night shots on the Racetrack. The night sky is amazing.

The campsite is past the south end of the playa. It is almost 10 miles south of Teakettle Junction.

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  • Review photo of Homestake Primitive Campground — Death Valley National Park by James N., February 21, 2023
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Taylor
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2020

Middle of nowhere

This spot was so awesome! There’s hundreds of sites along the road for group sites or individuals. This fit all 10 of us perfectly. 10/10 recommend for groups.

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Does Homestake Primitive Campground — Death Valley National Park have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Homestake Primitive Campground — Death Valley National Park does not have wifi.