Description

This tents only, year round campground is awaiting your need for seclusion, with only 10 spots for the picking! No dump station or fire pit (no fire allowed) but water, flush toilets (that’s right, flush toilets at a 10 site campground) and tables are there to make up for it. At 2,100 feet above sea level, you’ll be privy to some jaw dropping views of the sloping sand dunes Continue reading...
This tents only, year round campground is awaiting your need for seclusion, with only 10 spots for the picking! No dump station or fire pit (no fire allowed) but water, flush toilets (that’s right, flush toilets at a 10 site campground) and tables are there to make up for it. At 2,100 feet above sea level, you’ll be privy to some jaw dropping views of the sloping sand dunes to the north and the commanding mountains, as you hover near the mouth of Emigrant canyon and survey the desert’s handy work.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
10
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
No fires
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Boating
Fishing
Paddling
Wind sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Kiran
Kiran
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 21st, 2018

Although the campground itself lacks in the way of ambiance--it really is just a large, unshaded, gravel lot--the surrounding mountains more than make up for it. It's also free and has the amenities of a larger campground (hey, hey flush toilets). I drove in on a sand storm and had to spend an hour waiting in my car by the side of the road, as there was zero visibility. It was very cool and a crazy experience, but by the time I hit the campground I had long given up on setting up my tent: I happily slept in my car. If you do set up your tent, make sure and stake it down and add some rocks. And don't forget that sand/rainfly.

Hipcamper Evan
Evan
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2018

FREE.

Hipcamper Emma
Emma
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 3rd, 2018

Free, convenient, and a great view; what more can you ask for? We came in late to Death Valley one night in November, crossing our fingers that we would be able to find somewhere to camp without a reservation. Low and behold, right after entering the park we stumbled upon Emigrant! Just to the left of the main road, this campground is a simple gravel lot with about ten unmarked spots around the perimeter. It was pretty full and we took the last open spot. There is a path leading to a bathroom with flush toilets (!!!), a couple of picnic tables, and some dumpsters for trash disposal. If you're coming into the park along highway 190 from the southwest, this is a prime place to set up for the night.

Hipcamper Alison
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August 9th, 2018
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July 30th, 2018
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May 31st, 2018
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April 1st, 2018
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November 21st, 2017
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July 6th, 2017
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April 27th, 2017
Park
Death Valley National Park
State
California
Phone Number
(760) 786-3200
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.497° N, 117.228° W
Free
Tent Only: 10 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)