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Address: Death Valley National Park, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Phone Number: 760-786-2331
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers...
Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers down their steep and colorful slopes.
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So cool and so quiet!

I didn't think we'd have time to visit this part of the park, but my husband desperately wanted to see the crater so we found the time. I'm so glad we did. It turned out to be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I didn't think we'd have time to visit this part of the park, but my husband desperately wanted to see the crater so we found the time. I'm so glad we did. It turned out to be one of my favorite parts of the park! Not only are the views breathtakingly beautiful, but the temps are a lot cooler here... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The colours in the crater in the evening are quite eyecatching. A nice short walk up hill brings you to a smaller but equally interesting site.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

this was awesome to see a good little hike you can see for miles really enjoyed it good side trip to ir from death valley ranch or a little alone time no one was there either time we were

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Bartlett, Illinois, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was the biggest crater we have visited yet and were amazed that it was volcanic in nature rather than caused by a meteor. We hiked a bit of the way around up to look at Little Hebe Crater but didn't have the time to hike all the way around on the trail that circles the rim or down to... More 

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Jacksonville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If your going to Scotty's Castle its a good side trip to see a big hole in the ground or if interested in walking out to the Racetrack, see it. The road to it is actually very good and when you are there the winds is usually blowing hard, my wife didnt venture out to the egde cause of the... More 

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WSM, United Kingdom.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

That's not even an exaggeration, but I still love this place! I foolishly decided to walk into the bottom of the crater as I wanted to say I had been to the crater floor. I have now. I made it. The issue was getting back out! The gravel is loose under foot and for every 3 or 4 steps you... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Cool blowout with a nice walk around the entire rim. There is some elevation gain on the walk and take water. It can easily be combined as a stop on the way to the Playa Racetrack.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a beautiful remnant of an old volcano. You can walk all around it at the top or walk down to the bottom of the crater. It is a beautiful well marked trail and well worth the visit. You are able to see for miles around the crater, and visualize what it must have looked like when it erupted.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Hundred of years old Volcanic Crater about 1km long and a depth of about 200metres. Different colors make up the crater, details of which can be explained only by the geologist as to how they get the colors.Must visit site.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The drive is quite a distance from the hotels, but well worth it if you have never seen a volcano crater. It was very windy the day we went, and the hike down into the crater was a bit too strenuous for my friend, so we merely looked, but it was well worth the trip if you are interested in... More 

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