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Address: 11 mi south of Furnace Creek off Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Beautiful drive. Lots of pullouts for photos and trails for walking. Good road. Would have loved to have seen it just prior to sunset...we went out in the morning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful drive. Lots of pullouts for photos and trails for walking. Good road. Would have loved to have seen it just prior to sunset...we went out in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a 'do not miss' as a sunset set up whether you have an iPhone or a nikon800. Ignore any other advice - if you are there in the national park for only two nights make this one of them. Word of advice- artist's drive is a one way traffic flow- don't stop at the first place on the... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Great place to stop while on the Artist drive. Get out and stretch your legs for a minute and take in the scenery. Toilet also available.

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San Francisco, CA
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I'd recommend to visit about 45 minutes before sunset. There are two spots to park - one is a quick hike and the other you remain in the parking lot. I took a photo and sent it to a friend who thought it was a painting. The rocks are simply spectacular. Expect a crowd.

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Madrid
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We just stopped by during our day in Death Valley and it was not at all as spectacular as one would expect according the reviews. It's OK to stop for a second if you drive by, but not worth a specific trip

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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177 reviews 177 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stop and walk through this area to really enjoy all its beauty. They say that it looks different according to the amount of light available. I think it would be great at sunset.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Easy access to be able to see the colors from your car. Green and pink are some of the colors that really stand out.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The mountains definitely are a painters palette with all the different colors of the rock formations. It was very beautiful.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The view was lovely and for a 60's plus couple - no walking. This would be nice even on a hot day. Lots of opportunities for photos.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Breathtaking landscapes and colors, eye candy for amateur photographers like my wife and I are. We had a geology guide book which was most edifying.

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