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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA

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Great colors

The colors of the mountains were amazing. Parts of the road were so close to the mountain, you could really see the depth of the colors. It was a great short scenic drive in Death... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Margate City, New Jersey

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Margate City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The colors of the mountains were amazing. Parts of the road were so close to the mountain, you could really see the depth of the colors. It was a great short scenic drive in Death Valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a one way scenic drive that takes you through a colorful maze of beauty. Don't let your camera leave your hands, but soak it in all the same.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The setting sun really brings out the colours on this beautiful scenic drive. There are lots of places to pull off the road and take pictures.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you're going out to Badwater Salt Flats, you should definitely take this little one way loop on the way back to Furnace Creek Visitor Center. It's only a few miles long, but it is an interesting and unique part of the park. Their are colors are from volcanic activity and sediment, so it is very much a natural wonder.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A one-way drive through mountains coloured by minerals. Interesting and beautiful. Went by just because we were close, would not drive far just to visit this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is painted by God with colors. It is windy with beautiful mountains along both sides. There are also a lot of dips. If you drive fast enough, it is like a rollercoaster drive but be safe. One of the must-visit places in Death Valley.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

wish i could have spent more time really getting to enjoy this but our rental van was over heating 😡 but the colors are beautiful and its worth it

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Artist's drive is amazing in terms of the colors produced by nature. Drive in, take a look and hike around if you are so inclined. There are patches of pink, green, blue and purple created by minerals. It is quite a site to behold and a lovely drive and hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Awesome 9 mile drive through surreal landscape...felt like I was driving through a course in a video game...don't miss Artist's Palette with its beautiful colors...

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We did this drive on our way out of the valley around dusk and were the only ones there. It was simply magical and I could not get over the solitude and quietness of the place. We stopped at the parking lot and followed a little trail down into the mini-canyon/arroyo and looked at the different colored soil/rocks. I will... More 

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