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Off road / 4WD adventures

by mmyerspa Online Now Aug 22, 2010 at 11:29 AM

I visited Death Valley a few years ago, and would like to go back. I am planning to be prepared with a 4WD vehicle this time. What places would you recommend going with a 4WD? I am thinking the Racetrack, and the larger sand dunes. Where else? I appreciate any tips regarding these places or others.

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    Re: Off road / 4WD adventures

    by lmkluque Online Now Aug 23, 2010 at 7:21 AM

    Sorry, I can't answer your question specifically because I don't know. However, I'd sugguest you contact the Rangers from the Park and ask them.

    National and State Parks are protected areas and the I'm sure that any "off-road" activities in Death Valley would be regulated and limited. The fines for ignoring these boundries are pretty high.

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    Re: Off road / 4WD adventures

    by Sevsa Online Now Aug 23, 2010 at 10:40 AM

    If you go to the nps website (www.nps.gov) and look at DV there is a map of unpaved roads in the park and a short description of each. You can't drive on the sand dunes but can walk on them as much as you like.

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