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town.panamint springs

Blink & you may miss it. Panamint Springs CA is a tiny desert retreat: a restaurant & bar, with hotel behind it & RV campground across the street. Death Valley WEST gas station: gasoline now FULL TIME 24/7.

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.

panamint springs, California

elevation: 1940'
population: 10
zip code: 93545


scenic desert valley, west of Death Valley

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Panamint Springs

Inyo County
W of Death Valley NP
on Hwy 190

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.

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Ballarat [Ghost Town]
Lone Pine

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