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

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Whilst the views are very similar to the views one would see in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, the Panamint Mts are far larger and over a wider area....this is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
NathalieAndAndrew
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Dandenong, Australia
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Dandenong, Australia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
79 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Whilst the views are very similar to the views one would see in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, the Panamint Mts are far larger and over a wider area....this is a magnificent yet unforgiving country, something that should be seen once in your life

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Boston
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85 reviews 85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When it's hot down load, head high into the pinyon / juniper forest. Some good places are Wildrose Peak, which has a nice trail (4 miles, 2K feet climb) from the Charcoal Kilns (nice graded road to there) - stunning views into Death Valley below after the halfway point. Or continue on the rougher road (sedans can make it, driven... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
49 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

These mountains are on the west side. You cross them going into the park. They advise you to turn off your a/c as you are going up but it wasn't much of a problem because although it was hot it was not humid.

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England
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108 reviews 108 reviews
33 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We exited Death Valley on this route in the early evening and the whole vista of the mountains and valley was bathed in sunshine and shadows, it was an awesome sight. The road to Lone Pine is certainly one of the most spectacular ways to leave this enchanting if somewhat challenging and dramatic place.

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Stoutsville, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We enjoyed the views and were very pleasantly surprised when we went to Father Crowleys Viewpoint when an F 135 WAS FLYING THROUGH THE CANYON RIGHT NEXT TO THE OUTLOOK. Very exciting. And the views from there were breathtaking.

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Yucaipa, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

On our ride out of Death Valley we took the western route out of stovepipe wells up the valley and then down across the panamint valley ,after you cross it the road go's through a volcanic bed past panamint springs ,they have gas and rooms and a restaurant,at the top is what's up there is a rest stop....stop take a... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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162 reviews 162 reviews
53 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Panamint Mountain Ridge is stunning and was covered in snow during our visit. We watched the rain showers drop in sheets from the mountain ridge - quite beautiful. Can't miss them!

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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212 reviews 212 reviews
121 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We always enjoy a trip to the Panamints.....there are plenty of twists, turns, climbs and descents. Many viewpoints to see interesting things....

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Parry Sound, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The mountains are full of curves and significant climbs and descents, so make sure you have a full gas tank before you head in this direction and a car that can handle the stress.

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Los Altos, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is like highway one off the California coast. Lots of twisty turns with grand visitas. We stopped several times to take pictures, enjoy watching Coyotes play, and just catch our breath as the sheer drops were sometimes continuous.

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