America's Scenic Byways

Saline Valley Road Back Country Byway

100 miles - 5 hours

This popular 4-wheel drive trail takes you through some of Death Valley's most intriguing terrain. At the bottom of the Saline Valley you'll find a salt marsh, hosting a variety of wildlife and plants standing out in the otherwise sparse terrain.

Escape the well-traveled and paved roads leading to oft-seen attractions for a more intimate experience with Death Valley. Especially comfortable during spring and fall, with temperatures ranging from 50-85 degrees, Saline Valley Road Back Country Byway offers a glimpse of nature's most adapted and rugged creations set against the backdrop of stunning desert landscapes.