Adventure along the North Eureka Valley Road

North Eureka Valley Road is a very exciting desert drive located in Inyo County is a county in the eastern central part of the U.S. state of California. It’s one of the challenging Backcountry roads in the Death Valley National Park.

North Eureka Valley Road

Located within the Death Valley National Park, the road is totally unpaved. It’s 32.34km (20.1 miles) long, running from the paved CA-168 road to Loretta Mine Road (Death Valley Road). Due to frequent flooding in the area, road conditions often vary throughout the park. 4WD vehicle with high clearance recommended. For the most up-to-date information on road conditions, visit Death Valley’s website at The road provides access to Sylvania Mountain Wilderness outside northern park boundary. The road is steep in parts, topping out at 1.693m (5,554ft) above the sea level.