Death Valley National Park, California: Mysterious Moving Rocks Team Field Report

Racetrack Valley Rd, Death Valley National Park, CA
Take Hwy 190 into Death Valley National Park. At the intersection of Hwy 190 and North Hwy, turn north (onto North Hwy) for a little over 33 miles. Turn left onto Racetrack Valley Rd and stay on it for 31 miles to the Racetrack, which will be on the left. The rocks are two miles down the road, at the south end. Racetrack Valley Rd is unpaved, and prone to bumpy spots and to washouts in wet weather, so drive slowly and carefully.
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Mysterious Moving Rocks
Rocks mysteriously move by themselves across the Death Valley playa. Report...

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Mysterious Moving Rocks

You need good tires to get there; it is 27 miles down a rock and gravel road that had been recently graded when I went in February. The rangers seem concerned about sharp rocks on the tires more than high clearance.

Don't be a jerk! If the playa is wet or damp don't go walking on it!

[tenkism, 02/05/2014]

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