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Dec 26, 2017

A Week in Death Valley


 By Kitte Phillips, April 8-14, 2018 
 
***Registration deadline:
March 10***
Highlights: Meet/greet Sunday PM and Monday AM. Potluck   Friday night. Daily happy hour. Wine tasting at Sanders Winery. Eateries and a super Walmart in Pahrump .  

 Pahrump  http://www.pahrumpnv.org/pahrump-nevada/living-in-pahrump/local-attractions/ [Although Las Vegas is just a short distance away, there are two Vegas style casinos in Pahrump]

 Pahrump Valley- Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest 6.3 million acres (the largest national forest in the lower 48 states) offers year-round recreation of all types.        https://www.fs.usda.gov/htnf

 Death Valley https://www.facebook.com/DeathValleyNP

                 Wildflowers [Peak Blooming Mid February to Mid April]

        http://www.nps.gov/deva/learn/nature/wildflowers.htm

 Hiking  https://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/hike-death-valley-2018.htm

 Did you know? https://www.nps.gov/deva/learn/nature/mining-in-death-valley.htm

 -China Ranch Date Farm [a working family-owned small lush piece of greenery amidst the forbidding Mojave. Baked goods/hand crafted gifts/guided walks on wildlife, plants and history (Old Spanish Trail and abandoned mines). Free natural hot mineral baths in nearby Tecopa Hot Springs and Shoshone].         http://www.chinaranch.com

 Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge          https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Ash_Meadows/

        *Top reasons to visit

        http://www.tecopahotspringscampground.com/ash-meadows-national-wildlife-refuge/

        *Downloadable brochures on wildlife, plants, and birds  https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ash_meadows/brochures_and_newsletter.html

 Shoshone Village  http://www.shoshonevillage.com/

 

The Oasis at Death Valley (formerly Furnace Creek Resort) includes Historic (1920s) Four Diamond Inn and Furnace Creek Golf Course (Lowest elevation course at 214’ below sea level rated by Golf Digest as one of “America’s Toughest 50 Courses”

        https://www.oasisatdeathvalley.com/

  Amargosa Opera House- make sure to see this historic place.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amargosa_Opera_House_andHotel

SPECIFICS:

Nevada Treasure RV Resort,- the lap of RV luxury with full hookups

 http://nevadatreasurervresort.com/

Mention Roadtrek for rally rate of $35 plus tax= $38.15 per night

Checkout noon Saturday

 

Send Kitte an email after you've made a reservation.  cnnephil@att.net.

 


 

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