Titus Canyon Road

4.9/5 (20 reviews)
Beatty, Nevada (Nye County)
Last Updated: 03/24/2021
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Trail Information

Highlights

Titus Canyon Road is a spectacular off-road trail within Death Valley National Park guaranteed to please. It is no wonder this one-way trail attracts thousands of globetrotting visitors each year. The 27-mile long road plunges visitors into fossil-rich canyons, over mile-high passes on rocky shelf roads, through a ghost town, along petroglyph-filled walls, and culminates in the grand finale. Titus Canyon Road shrinks to one vehicle-wide and takes the driver and passengers through a 1.5-mile twisty bobsled-like run through its Narrows before dumping everyone out into a wide vista of northern Death Valley. This gem of a trail is truly one of the most satisfying roads in southern California and is on par with many of the iconic trails in the United States.

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Trail Reviews

4.9/5 (20 reviews)
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 08/02/2022

Sign at trailhead: Road closed 1.5 miles ahead
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/18/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Amazing! What a great trail! Amazing views during the ridge climb, a ghost town, and WOW the slot canyon! This is a must-do if you are visiting Death Valley.
Status: Open
Visited: 02/04/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Beautiful trail, the scenery is amazing would love to hit this trail again and hike to multiple mines
Status: Open
Visited: 05/17/2021

Titus Canyon is perhaps the best place to get your feet wet (or dirty, I suppose) when it comes to 4-wheeling in Death Valley. This road is easily traveled by a reasonably stout 4WD and shows off a lot of the beauty, geology, and history that Death Valley has to offer. I wouldn't want to be on this road (especially down in the narrows) on the rare occasions when it rains in Death Valley, but otherwise this is a terrific road for the beginner. Just make sure you're prepared for the extreme environment with some basic tools and repair supplies, as well as food and water. The environment out there is no joke.
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/19/2021

This trail was at the top of my bucket list. Traveled through in my Jeep Gladiator with my 2 Schnauzers. A few hairpin turns up top gave me white knuckles but we persevered. What a beautiful trail to gain experience! Met nice people along the way.😁
Trail Review: Titus Canyon Road - Margaret Bowen
Trail Review: Titus Canyon Road - Margaret Bowen

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