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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA
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Spectacularly rugged Death Valley mountains.

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The Panmibnt Mts are accessed via Emigrant Canyon Road. Along this drive are many scenic and historical sites, such as the ghost town sites of Skidoo and Harrisburg. Aguereberry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Richard E
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Manteca, California

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Phoenix, Arizona
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This road is really windy and steep. Take your time. No opportunities to pull over and enjoy the view. Pay attention to the road

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Manteca, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The Panmibnt Mts are accessed via Emigrant Canyon Road. Along this drive are many scenic and historical sites, such as the ghost town sites of Skidoo and Harrisburg. Aguereberry Point at over 6,000 feet towers high above Death Valley with breath-taking views of the valley below and distant peaks. Throughout the mountain range are colorful rock formations and interesting geology.... More 

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1 Thank Richard E
Titusville, Florida
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The hues of these rock formations are unique and absolutely lovely! Death Valley is very much alive!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Hired a jeep and took to the mountains. Didnt see another vehicle the whole time. Take plenty of water. Jeep hire people usually give you GPS as phones dont have signal if you get into difficulty. Amazing drive, plenty of drop offs and switchbacks. Evidence of old mines and the buildings. Great day out.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This 8 mile (round trip) hike was our favourite activity around Death Valley. The 2,300 foot altitude gain was a bit of a grunt in spots (we brought and finished seven litres of water between us on the hike), but the views of the valley and environs were jaw-dropping, making the work getting there more than worthwhile. The trail is... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Beautiful expanse of granite with varied color striations. Looks like a geological history of the area writ large.

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Pahrump, Nevada
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The colors are beautiful but be prepared for a very winding road up and down through the mountains. The views are spectacular.

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Oxford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We found this part of our drive so stunning. We all turned off the podcast we'd been listening too and spent a good hour looking at the stratification of the rocks and discussing the geology of the area. The kids were intrigued and even were willing to climb out of the car and walk around to get a better view.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visiting Death Valley was a fascinating experience for me as it is so different to anything else I'd visited, there is such a varied landscape and the Panamint mountains look like they shouldn't exist in nature

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The desert is a magical place. There are many who cannot see it, have not looked, do not know. You either get it or you don't. I get it. The beauty is here. In the rocks and sand and air. In the sun and vibrations.

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