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Fort Piute/Piute Gorge Trail

Baker, California

Fort Piute/Piute Gorge Trail

Fort Piute/Piute Gorge Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The Fort Piute/Piute Gorge hike is the perfect journey for the hiking party or the individual with diverse interests. It has petroglyphs for the archaeologist, an original Mojave Road segment for the emigrant historian, an old army fort for the military specialist, and a spectacular mile-long gorge for the geology enthusiast. The combination of all these aspects also makes it exciting for the generic adventurer."

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Trail Information

Baker
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
7
Distance
1,292 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3 to 4 hours
Duration
October through May
Season
3,400 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,600 feet
Top Elevation
Death Valley National Park
Local Contacts
USGS Signal Hill and Homer Mountain
Local Maps