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Ubehebe Crater

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Address: Death Valley National Park, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Phone Number: 760-786-2331
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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What a sight to view.

Only about 10 minute drive from Scottys Castle. There was a wind advisory in Death Valley the day we visited. When we stepped out the wind was unbelievable and was literally hard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Only about 10 minute drive from Scottys Castle. There was a wind advisory in Death Valley the day we visited. When we stepped out the wind was unbelievable and was literally hard to stand up straight. Such an awesome view and all you have to do is step out of your car in the parking lot. Would love to have... More 

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

Death Valley never fails to surprise. From the Badwater salt flats to the Mesquite Flat San dunes every corner you turn offers up totally new landscapes and geology. The ubehebe crater is no exception to this rule. Going by the number of cars in the car park it is off the beaten track for many visitors to Death Valley but... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was a blast to visit. Wind was blowing 30 - 50 MPH while we were there. Leave you hat in the car. Take a walk around the crater. Take lots of photos

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Collapsed volcano with a colorful walls. Take some time and enjoy the nice walk around the area and see the smaller craters.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Amazing view of the crater, no walking needed to view, but ample hiking possible, both around the crater and down into the crater. We only walked a little way around the crater, but mostly just enjoyed the view

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claremont, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It is an easy drive to the crater from Scotty's Castle, and don't miss it! The colors are wonderful. If you wish, you can walk around the top of the crater, or hike to the bottom ( but hiking up looked like a real challenge!!)

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Stoutsville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great hike around the crater with lots of wild flowers to view along the hike if you go in the spring. The views are amazing. Most of the ke is pretty simple but there are a couple of spots where the path is narrow. Very interesting place to go.

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Yucaipa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This two craters volcanic ,small compared to others in the world,but the only two in Death Valley that you can drive to by auto or motorcycle the road is paved and at the top a small parking lot with national type facilities.the view is great you can see for miles to the north and south with a mountain range to... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is my first time here and I was not expecting the beauty of this place! I am so impressed my this whole drive through here! Amazing!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I've seen plenty of cinder cones in my time, so I honestly wasn't expecting much when we made a short stop here. Boy was I wrong, it's not just cinders but also an beautiful red & yellow exposure of rock caused by the explosion. We were there just as sun was setting which may have made the colors pop a... More 

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