Hanaupah Canyon Trail is a 18 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Death Valley, CA that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
off road driving
Directions from Furnace Creek: Drive south on Badwater Road past Mushroom Rock to West Side Road. Turn right on to West Side road and follow it to the second road on the right, which is Hanaupah Canyon Road. The first five miles is accessible via two-wheel drive and high clearance vehicles. Park at the five mile marker or continue with four-wheel drive vehicles only another three miles to the road end.
4 wheel drive only accessible. Difficult to drive.
Large boulders, loose gravel, gully wash and no real discernible trail make for difficult hike. Turned back after 3/4 mile. Views on drive in and out were beautiful.