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

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Titusville, Florida

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank timepassagelover
Swansea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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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.

Thank AnnA939
Whitehorse, Canada
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78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

Thank Geoff W
Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 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.

Thank ocaptainmycaptain
Pahrump, Nevada
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243 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 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.

Thank 1athomeinthewest
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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.

Thank Madmumatuk
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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 435 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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WSM, United Kingdom.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Telescope peak is in the Panamint Mountains and is another must see viewing point. Lots of photo opportunities here. It is a long drive to Telescope Peak, but well worth a visit.

Thank Andy-WSM
Truckee, California
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135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Absolutely stunning colors right out of the desert floor. Beautiful vista on the way down into the paramount valley, just west of Death Valley.

Thank calsun99

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