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Funeral Mountains

Death Valley Junction, CA
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Dark granite trail

This is a lonely backcountry trail. You should only use a high clearance 4x4 vehicle on this... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Cheryl P
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Tuckerton, New Jersey
Nice spot for a campsite

Spent 5 nights camping here with an REI camping and hiking tour in Death Valley. Very quiet and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
bandito912
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New York City, New York
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Dry and desolate though not entirely without cheer - in the form of colorful limestone bands and bighorn sheep - the Funeral Mountains rise jagged against the Death Valley theater.
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11 Apr 2017
“Dark granite trail”
14 Mar 2016
“Nice spot for a campsite”
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Death Valley Junction, CA
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a lonely backcountry trail. You should only use a high clearance 4x4 vehicle on this trail. You will get to see the Eye of the Needle, but only on the return trip.

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Spent 5 nights camping here with an REI camping and hiking tour in Death Valley. Very quiet and picturesque. Lots of good backwoods hiking to be found.

1  Thank bandito912
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a small mountain range on the east side of Death Valley. Pyramid Peak is the highest and can be easily seen. It's all part of the scenery that makes Death Valley so special.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The Funeral Mountains are the bare, desert mountains that run along the California-Nevada border from Death Valley Junction north to Daylight Pass and form the eastern boundary of the central portion of Death Valley along CA 190; to the south are the Black Mountains and...More

2  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Not sure I'd want to be an added statistic if the mountain got it's name from the number of people buried here. However, they are beautiful

2  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Beautiful to see in the afternoon sun. Colors are amazing. Unfortunately, we did not get to visit on foot.

1  Thank Grover R
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