||A short hike to a large
conglomerate natural bridge, located south of
Furnace Creek on Badwater Road.
||From Furnace Creek, drive
south on Badwater Road 13.2 miles to the signed
road to Natural Bridge on the east. Drive 1.5
miles up this bumpy dirt road (suitable for
passenger cars if you take it slow) to the
parking lot, bathroom and trailhead.
||Pleasant and sunny
||From the parking area, slog
your way up the deep gravel of the canyon 0.3
miles to the natural bridge. Another 15 minutes
will bring you to a 20 foot dry fall which a
good climber can get up (though if you're like me,
you'll find getting back down to be more challenging). Above is another big dry fall formed by a
large chock stone which I did not attempt to
climb. Return the way you came.
|Rating (1-5 stars):
The author and his wife
hiked to the bridge and beyond and back in 1
||Trails Illustrated - Death
Valley National Park
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