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“Panamint Mountains” 5 of 5 stars
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Panamint Mountains
Death Valley National Park, CA
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Owner description: Spectacularly rugged Death Valley mountains.
Willard, Ohio
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46 attraction reviews
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“Panamint Mountains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

It was a vast area looking to the left as we drove many miles thru the desert area. It's a training area for China Lake Naval Base and a jet flew right beside us at 100 feet off the ground and made it so special. Pretty area , pretty mountains....

Visited November 2012
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Columbus, Ohio
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“Cool hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you get a little warm in the Valley, go up into the mountains!
You can try the Telescope Peak trail. 14 mies round trip, bu tyou can turn back any time. The first couple of miles are through pines and have great views of the Valley floor. Just make sure you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle to navigate the "road" between Rosewood Campground and Mahogany Flat!

Visited October 2012
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Ebensburg, PA
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“A stunning drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

We headed west out of the Valley to visit Manzanar without knowing how beautiful these mountains were to drive through. The shapes and colors are unlike anything here in Pennsylvania and were a pleasant surprise on our drive. Lots of photo ops. Don't expect to move quickly as this is a true mountain road and there will be lots of sightseers and some large vehicles. Take your time and enjoy the drive.

Visited January 2012
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Malaga
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“From Mountains to Desert”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

I love this drive with the contrast of coming from the Sierra Nevada and climbing and dropping into the floor of the desert and the park. I have been in 100 degree weather and snow in an hour. The views and the drive are curvy and changing and well worth the time. I found that the drive through the park to go to Vegas is far more interesting then most alternative drives and the that depending on the time of year and the light it changes each time.

Visited November 2011
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Pasadena, MD
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“Great Sunrise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Was out in the sand dunes early one morning. Terribly overcast so the soft, glowing dunes with wonderful shadows just wasn't happening. However, a brief break in the cloud cover provided a very nice sunrise on the Panamint Mountains. Wish there had been not clouds at all but you play the cards you're dealt.

Visited February 2012
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