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“Colourful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Artist's Drive

Artist's Drive
Death Valley National Park, CA
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“Colourful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

An easy drive along a well paved and maintained, narrow but one way road brings you through amazing rock formations and colours. Truly unique. Great to do on the way back from visiting Badwater due to one way system it works out best that way.

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“Lovely detour - don't miss it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Another easy drive on good quality roads although this road bends and dips so take it steady. It is a one way drive so go to Badwater first and then do this detour on the way back or you will be going back on yourself. Lots of hills, rock formations and colours. Unfortunately we missed the turn off for Artists Palette so keep you eyes open!

Visited July 2012
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“Easy access - great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Easy to do on return from Badwater, worth the detour to add the palette as well. Beware the road is very bendy and the dips mean dips. As in all places in Death Valley take lots of water.

Visited August 2012
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“Colourful Scenic Drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This drive is one way for cars and is largely a narrow road through spectacular rock formations with different colours. Well worth making the effort to see the colours in the rocks first hand - photographs don't do it justice.

Visited April 2012
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“Dramamine!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Beautiful and a bit like a roller coaster ride! An amazing combination of incredible heat, varying landscape and dramatic mountain views!

Visited July 2012
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