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Black Point Canyon Trailhead
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Black Point Canyon Trailhead
Black Point Canyon Trailhead

Black Point Canyon Trailhead is located along Highway 190 in Death Valley National Park, about 2-1/2 hours northwest of Las Vegas.

From town, drive out to Death Valley. From the Furnace Creek Visitor Center (Table 1, Site 0712), drive north on Highway 190 for 24 miles to Stovepipe Wells (Site 0751). From the Stovepipe Wells General Store, continue west 5.0 miles to a large, dirt, unmarked pullout on the right side of the highway at the top of a hill (Site 1535). Park here; this is the trailhead.

Link to Trailhead Map.

Trails: Black Point Canyon.

Black Point Canyon Trailhead
Trailhead parking (view S)
Black Point Canyon Trailhead
Trailhead parking (view SW)
Black Point Canyon Trailhead
Start of the route (view SE)
Black Point Canyon Trailhead
Returning to the trailhead (view NW)

Table 1. Highway Coordinates Based on GPS Data (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site # Location Latitude (N) Longitude (W) Easting Northing Elevation (ft) Verified
0712 Furnace Creek Visitor Center 36.46159 116.86574 512030 4034954 -186 Yes
0751 Hwy 190 at Stovepipe Wells 36.60654 117.14594 486948 4051034 0 Yes
1535 Hwy 190 @ Black Point Trailhead Parking 36.55266 117.20506 481648 4045067 974 Yes

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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