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Camping and Exercise in Death Valley Area

Fun way to get out in nature for exercise without spending much.
Fun way to get out in nature for exercise without spending much.
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The Powerline and Death Valley Road provides many areas for you to go exercising. You can exercise in several ways including hiking and jogging. This area is free for camping and is located in Baker California. Typically you may stay up to 14 days and enjoy exercise for 14 days at the Powerline/Deathvalley Road area. The great thing about exercising here is the abundant wildlife you will see.

Get out to exercise
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This area is in the Mohave Preserve. The exercise area is near many abandoned mines for your to explore as you are hiking or jogging for exercise. There was a time where people cmined gold, silver, iron, and talc here. You can reach this exercise and camping area by taking Highway 127 towards Death valley. you will continue about 10 miles to the huge electric line and then you can take the road in either direction. Pick which direction you would rather go hiking and camping as this is wilderness and there are no real designated areas. Please keep an eye out for wild burros.