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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA

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A Decent Side Trip

Artist's Drive is a one-way road that winds you through yet another unique canyon in Death Valley. Maybe it was the time of day and how the sunlight was hitting the rocks, but to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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San Diego, California
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316 reviews 316 reviews
177 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Artist's Drive is a one-way road that winds you through yet another unique canyon in Death Valley. Maybe it was the time of day and how the sunlight was hitting the rocks, but to me it wasn't as impressive as I was expecting. Again the could well be an artifact of the timing of our visit because in other areas... More 

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San Francisco
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36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you like a scenic, curvy mountain drives than this one is for you! Bring your camera and it's not too far from the Ranch, maybe 15 minutes.

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Kingman, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Death Valley is the largest U.S. National Park outside Alaska at 3.4 million acres. Nearly 1000 miles of paved and dirt roads provide access to locations both popular and remote. That wild country includes low valley floors crusted with barren salt flats, rugged mountains rising as much as 11,000 feet, deep and winding canyons and rolling sand dunes. There are... More 

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Marblehead, MA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Multicolored rocks form a beautiful palette-like display. One of the top attractions in Death Valley.

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Hayward, California
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

a wonderful testament to Mother Nature, to paint her hills in all shades and colors. Make sure to turn into the "Artists's Palette" section.

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Villach, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Short and easy drive where you can see some very interesting colors formed on the rocks. No reason to miss this point because there are many other attractions around, so you can easily combine them and save time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We loved it last year and again this year. The COLORS are so beautiful. We got out at a different location and did a short hike and a nice place for photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ge there at sunset and watch the blue turn to turquoise. In the hot part of the day the colors are not as vibrant. You can drive in and park about midway for the best views

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Hubby & I drove the one way road along Artist's drive. It was very pretty with lots of different colors of rocks. We did an hour hike at one of the stops..we just hiked along a wash & found a canyon that just kep going & going & going. Finally it reached the end of the canyon & we deceided... More 

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Portal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Who cannot just LOVE Artist's Drive! It had been years since we'd driven this. The time of day makes all the difference as far as lighting for photographers.

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