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Death Valley superbloom
« on: January 31, 2019, 10:34:19 AM »
Hey guys, with all the precipitation we've been getting I'm hoping we get another really colorful superbloom.

I was reading Rick's awesome write up of his trip a few years ago (?) and was looking for suggestions on some less popular spots in Death Valley to go catch the bloom in March/April. 

I saw 'Warm Springs' mentioned, and I did Cerro Gordo last year, but I'm still pretty unfamiliar with the place so it doesn't hurt to ask.

As always, thx in advance for any help

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Re: Death Valley superbloom
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2019, 10:45:15 AM »
sounds like a trip in the planning

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Re: Death Valley superbloom
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2019, 10:58:24 AM »
It'll defintely be nice bloom, but there were quite a few people out there when we went.  I know it'll be even more busy than it was during that year because it's going to be even more publicized this year, if it happens.  I can't speak on the locations because I don't know the Valley that well, but if you all get a trip together, I'd be down for trying to get in on it. 
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Re: Death Valley superbloom
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2019, 11:01:16 AM »
 It's not exactly Death Valley but the Dumont Dunes about 30 minutes away from Baker is a nice place to camp and has lots of hillsides surrounding it. I just drove through there last week and there was still running and standing water so I assume it won't be long until the place gets into bloom.
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Re: Death Valley superbloom
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2019, 03:21:35 PM »
Hey guys, with all the precipitation we've been getting I'm hoping we get another really colorful superbloom.

I was reading Rick's awesome write up of his trip a few years ago (?) and was looking for suggestions on some less popular spots in Death Valley to go catch the bloom in March/April. 

I saw 'Warm Springs' mentioned, and I did Cerro Gordo last year, but I'm still pretty unfamiliar with the place so it doesn't hurt to ask.

As always, thx in advance for any help

:)

Found some basic tips and locales at the links below:

https://www.desertusa.com/wildflo/ca_dv.html

https://www.nps.gov/deva/learn/nature/wildflowers.htm
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