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Address: Death Valley, 4 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA
Description: A tortuous 2.8 mile road riddled with tunnels - a legacy from years of...
A tortuous 2.8 mile road riddled with tunnels - a legacy from years of Borax prospecting.
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It was nice to visit since it's a drive and you don't need to step out in the heat. Curvy, up and down, picturesque area, which seems hard to go through for mules.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Troy, New York

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Troy, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was nice to visit since it's a drive and you don't need to step out in the heat. Curvy, up and down, picturesque area, which seems hard to go through for mules.

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Bartlett, Illinois, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

While this is not as pretty as Artists Drive it's still an interesting one-way scenic road that takes you through a historic area. Like Mustard Canyon it's a gravel road so one reason that you need to go slow. The other reason is that there are a lot of tight turns and some steep slopes, one deep dip made me... More 

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WSM, United Kingdom.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I have visited numerous canyons along Death Valley and this is another worth visiting. They all are. Take plenty of water as walking through these canyons really does take it out of you in the ugh temperatures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This was an excellent view of Death Valley, and we appreciated that the road was one way--no need to worry about awkward meetings with cars coming the other direction.

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It was very hot when we stopped by and after reading how hard they worked to gather and refine over fire and then the LONG journey to get it to the railroad makes one appreciate their hard work. Very interesting piece of history and worth our stop. Just nothing "awesome" to speak of.

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Ridgecrest, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went with our Desert Artists' League "Art Hobos" group. Caravanned over which took us an hour or so to reach Furnace Creek Ranch for lunch, then went exploring around in the vehicles to find a place to paint/draw...well, it got a bit too warm, so we went back to the Ranch to partake of the Museum and it's grounds. Lots... More 

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New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A short, well-graded gravel and dirt road to give a good taste of this part of Death Valley. Nice scenery along the route as well.

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Sun City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A very short drive off the main drag into Death Valley Junction, this is an easy spot to miss. Make sure you don't! The road is not paved but in excellent condition. There are no fantastic colors nor signs for feet below sea level, but the beauty is overwhelming in its' simplicity.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

the curvy wild drive thru here is so fun, and worth a second spin if you have the time. Thankfully its only one way road, be careful of the tight walls and you dont damage your car. A quick scene from Return of the Jedi was also filmed here.

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Tavernier, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We drove through it but other than seeing a lot of brown rocks it had little meaning. It was on the way out so it didn't add much time but I was not particularly impressed.

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Address: Death Valley, 4 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Death Valley National Park  >  Death Valley Junction

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