Distance

2.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

649 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Rock Climbing, Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Groups
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Grotto Canyon is a 2.1 mile hike in Death Valley National Park featuring a fun slot canyon - making the trail exciting for all ages and skill levels.

This is a rewarding hike with immediate payoff. After less than half a mile, you'll come across dry falls. Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. Make sure your vehicle has 4WD to avoid getting stuck in the deep sand in the parking area and on the drive. 

Photo: Curtis Brown

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

2.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

649 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Rock Climbing, Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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