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Address: Death Valley Junction, CA

Red Pass, snaking its way to Titus Canyon, is worth a look, and for more...

Red Pass, snaking its way to Titus Canyon, is worth a look, and for more than the reddish hue of its rocks but for the panorama it reveals.

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Fantastic experience. It is part of a 20 mileone way dirt road. If you have an appropriate all wheel drive with high clearance then it will be fun and !e!Oracle. This may be a... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience. It is part of a 20 mileone way dirt road. If you have an appropriate all wheel drive with high clearance then it will be fun and !e!Oracle. This may be a chalenge, and even dangerous, if you haven't driven on dirt roads with spare turns, loose gravel, and major holes in the road. There are also steep... More 

Thank subica
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

To get to this pass, you will have to take a 22 mile long unpaved one-way road with high clearance needed. The road was hairy on some turns descending even then. The view was amazing, but be careful on the drive so you don't pop a tire and have to hike for miles to get help. Also note that it... More 

Thank AlexisFelicite
Flanders, New Jersey
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222 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Scary, but a thrill ride. The first ten, or so miles is a flat, wash-board road. Don't think this is it. Once you get to the end of the flat road you will look up the side of a steep mountain with switch back roads. When I first looked up toward the steep mountain I saw a green truck, that... More 

Thank Bob B
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Done as part of 26 mile off road/unpaved drive terminating in Titus canyon. The red pass element needs high clearance and 4wd but stunning views and fun drive

1 Thank Ep0na
Mesa, Arizona
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136 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you commit to traveling through the enchanting Ajax Road and Canyon, you will go through Red Pass. It is a wonderful point for photography and just taking in the view looking both southwest and northeast. Pause and enjoy a view of where you are headed.

Thank Greg S
Fullerton, California
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721 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

You can make this into a half-day to three-quarter day trip by visiting Betty Nevada first to gas up then going on to Rhyolite and then finally moving on to Titus canyon which takes you through Red Pass Titus Canyon and Leadfield ghost town. Pack a lunch and joy the sites in the canyon. Please note that there are no... More 

2 Thank RockNCreekGirl
Newbury Park, Ca
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

One of the most exciting things to do in Death Valley. It's not because Red Pass is so beautiful, it's the adventure getting there that makes it worth going. Driving the proper vehicle will help with the anxiety of navigating these dirt roads. Take your time, it's not a race to get through quickly. Fantastic scenery is everywhere. Stopping a... More 

1 Thank HAWKNewburyPark_Ca
Warren, New Jersey, Usa
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46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Red Pass is one-way drive with quite a few narrow, bumpy turn on the way to the top, it's not for a faint heart, but it is worth the drive. This is one of less traveled in Death Valley, very little traffic.

1 Thank Cindy D
Glenville, NY
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

I visited Red Pass in August, 2012, getting there by taking the one-way, one-lane Titus Canyon Road via a 4-wheel drive jeep. Nearly all of the 27ish mile drive is gorgeous, with the visual delight peaking- literally - at Red Pass, the highest point on Titus Canyon Road. Fortunately, there is very little traffic on Titus Canyon Road during the... More 

2 Thank Kevin C
Rochester, New York
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293 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Although some parts of the drive in on the one lane, one way, dirt road is heart stopping, the view at the top is worth it. Driving to and out of Red Pass, take time to stop and look into the valley and the surrounding hillsides. A wide variety of rock color and peak shapes are the reward.

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