Description

At 7400’ elevation, with a camping season that runs March through November, Thorndike campground is not for everyone. Accessible to high clearance vehicles only, (4-wheel drive may be necessary), Thorndike offers six sites, no fees, picnic tables, fire pits, pit toilets and all the rustic truth of roughing amidst in the desert’s surreal beauty.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, cars
No. of sites
6
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
No picnic table
No RV hookup
Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Boating
Fishing
Paddling
Wind sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Thorndike Campground

7,464ftListing's elevation
750
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Empty, higher in elevation, beautiful skies at night. Sites are completely sand; I suggest placing rocks around the inside seams of your tent so it will not blow away when your stakes inevitably fail (blame the sand).

Park
Death Valley National Park
State
California
Phone Number
7607863200
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
36.237° N, 117.072° W
Free
Tent Only: 6 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)