Panamint is located on Hwy 190 (near the Panamint Valley Rd intersection) on the west end of Death Valley National Park. Panamint Valley is great for back roads exploring & old mines. Cerro Gordo & Ballarat are nearby ghost towns. Darwin Falls is a nearby hike & the south pass entrance to Saline Valley is just up the hill. Panamint serves annual free Thanksgiving meals, a popular tradition that attracts all kinds of desert travelers.
scenic desert valley, west of Death Valley
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W of Death Valley NP
on Hwy 190
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panamint springs campgrounds
Located right next door to Death Valley, this little place is a wonderful alternative to staying inside the National Park. Off-roading nearby in Panamint Valley, nearby options to old mines & ghost towns. Well situated, half way between the Eastern Sierra's Hwy. 395 / Lone Pine & Death Valley make this a popular stop among travelers. The restaurant & RV park attracts many.