Cottonwood Marble Canyon Trail

Death Valley National Park, California

Elevation Gain9,905ft
Trailhead Elevation1,772ft
Elevation Min/Max1772/4795ft
Elevation Start/End1772/1772ft

Cottonwood Marble Canyon Trail

Cottonwood Marble Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Inyo County, California. It is within Death Valley National Park. It is 15.2 miles long and begins at 1,772 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 31.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 9,905 feet. Along the trail there are springs. This trail connects with the following: Marble Canyon Road and Cottonwood Canyon.

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"You will follow sandy and rocky desert washes that snake between sheer, narrow limestone walls as the road climbs from sea level to about 3,500 feet. The Cottonwood Canyon road brings you to a flowing spring-fed stream, and ends at a shady grove. Rougher Marble Canyon is noted for its dramatic narrows and Native American rock art."

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Death Valley National Park
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ACSC Death Valley National Park, CRRA
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