Charcoal Kilns

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  • Address: Death Valley, CA 92328, United States, Death Valley National Park
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-7607863200
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Architecture

About Charcoal Kilns, Death Valley National Park

The Charcoal Kilns is a compilation of 25 feet tall beehive structures regarded as the best surviving example of the kilns in the western states. The historical architecture of the kilns is indeed commendable and exhibits an elegant view. The charcoal kilns are therefore a much recommended attraction in the Death Valley. 

Charcoal Kilns Information

  • Wear appropriate footwear for the hike. 
  • Carry a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated. 
  • The area is sort of warm carry a bottle of sunscreen as well. 

How To reach Charcoal Kilns by Public Transport

  • Train: Trona Railway Co

Restaurants Near Charcoal Kilns

  • Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel
  • Trails Drive In
  • Esparza Family Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Charcoal Kilns

  • 15.6% of people who visit Death Valley National Park include Charcoal Kilns in their plan

  • 41.6% of people start their Charcoal Kilns visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Charcoal Kilns

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Charcoal Kilns

People normally club together Aguereberry Point and Darwin Falls while planning their visit to Charcoal Kilns.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Very cool historic site in Death Valley National Park. There are some really nice hiking trails in the area. A bit of a drive to get there as it's up in the hills aways but you don't have to drive too far on gravel to get there. There are rustic campgrounds nearby. There are toilets at the parking lot but it is a pit toilet.

  • Fantastic location, but don't ride up on your street-only motorcycle unless you're crazy and/or super-experienced.

  • The Kilns are in amazing condition. A short dirt road drive will get you there. There's also a hiking trail to higher elevation for an amazing view. The elevation is quite high and it does get cold in the winter months. I was there in late Oct 2017. The Kilns is a great place for night photography. Because it's tucked away in the mountains, not much sunset/sunrise photo action.

  • Awesome views of both Valleys (including DEATH Valley!). Get's very cold up top, the wind is strong and the sun goes down FAST. Make sure you are prepared for cold.

  • 10 minutes are enough to spend there but the buildings are nice and in good condition

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