"The glittering trail" Keane Wonder Mill Tip by mht_in_la

  View from Keane Wonder Mine Trail
by mht_in_la

From Keane Wonder Mill there is a trail to hike up to Keane Wonder Mine. The trail is only about a mile long but very steep with elevation gain of 1,500 feet. Due to the gold content in the area, the trail is full of shining rockbeds and pebbles. Better than the glittering stuff is the view towards Death Valley. In the photo and you can see the valley and the tallest peak Telescope. In the right of the photo I can see my car was the only car in the parking lot, and I was the only hiker that morning.

Directions: Heading south from Hells Gate, turn left after 4 miles onto the Keane Wonder Mine Road (signposted). The road is a bit rough, rocky, and washboarded in places but there are no high centers and any sta

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2004
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