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Death Valley National Park (Death Valley Junction)
#1 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: National Parks
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#2 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Lookouts
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#3 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
A dramatic look-out point in Death Valley.
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Titus Canyon (Death Valley Junction)
#4 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Canyons; Caverns/ Caves
Perhaps the most memorable thing about this Death Valley canyon is the trip you'll take to it.
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#5 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Located in Death Valley, this small salt pond is more than 280 feet below sea level, making it the lowest point in North... more » Owner description: Located in Death Valley, this small salt pond is more than 280 feet below sea level, making it the lowest point in North America. « less
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#6 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Scenic Drives
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Golden Canyon (Death Valley Junction)
#7 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Canyons
These fan-shaped mountains created by the deposits of millions of years of flash floods are a good place for day hikes.
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#8 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ubehebe Crater (Death Valley Junction)
#9 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers down their steep and colorful slopes.
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#10 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
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#11 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Historic Sites; Castles; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This castle in the desert was built by infamous Wild West huckster Walter Scott and financed by insurance magnate Albert... more » Owner description: This castle in the desert was built by infamous Wild West huckster Walter Scott and financed by insurance magnate Albert Johnson. « less
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The Racetrack (Death Valley Junction)
#12 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations; Deserts; National Parks
Unusual desert area where rocks move from place to place, but the actual movements have never been observed by humans.
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#13 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Canyons
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Twenty Mule Team Canyon (Death Valley Junction)
#14 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Canyons
A tortuous 2.8 mile road riddled with tunnels - a legacy from years of Borax prospecting.
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#15 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Mountains
Spectacularly rugged Death Valley mountains.
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#16 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Lookouts
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#17 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
A seemingly infinite number of crusted salt formations jut from the "course."
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#18 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.
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Harmony Borax Works (Death Valley Junction)
#19 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Historic Sites
Where Borax was produced in Death Valley until 1889.
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#20 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
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#21 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Canyons
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#22 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Resort Communities
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#23 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water
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#24 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Waterfalls
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Furnace Creek Golf Course (Death Valley Junction)
#25 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Golf Courses
Part of the Furnace Creek Resort, this 18-hole course is 214 feet below sea level.
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Amargosa Opera House (Death Valley Junction)
#26 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Theaters; Operas

Amargosa Opera House was renovated beginning in 1967 by ballet star Marta Becket - who still performs there to this day; and because of her age, they are currently playing "The... more »

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#27 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Historic Sites
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Borax Museum (Death Valley Junction)
#28 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: History Museums
This museum does not just tell the story of borax in the region but the history of Death Valley.
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Daylight Pass (Death Valley Junction)
#29 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Trails
A moderately strenuous pass leading to Titus Canyon.
#30 of 49 attractions in Death Valley National Park
Category: Lookouts
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