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“What a spectacular panorama” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dante's View

Dante's View
Dante's View Rd. off Rte. 190, 30 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Houston, Texas
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“What a spectacular panorama”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

When visiting Death Valley National Park from an easterly direction, make sure that this is your very first view of the park. Nothing can prepare you for the vista below your feet - a massive gash in the Earth's surface with precipitous walls soaring up on either side. From Dante's View you can see right up and down the valley. The salt flats at the bottom look strange with their swirls of color. And Telescope Peak, directly opposite, is a spectacular sentinel. It gets windy up here, so make sure you bring something warm to wear. And be prepared to gasp in the fresh air when you see that view...

Visited March 2013
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“Breathtaking views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Loved this spot and could've spent all day sitting up there! You can drive right the way to the top and then if you like, you can also walk on some little tracks to get different vistas. Well worth it.

Visited March 2013
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Rancho Mirage, California
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“Let your imagination soar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

After a slow winding drive with the last quarter mile a stomach churning adventure, you arrive at Dante's View high above Death Valley. You cannot but help feel sorry for the California gold rush Forty Niners as they trekked across the salt flats below. It is an amazing view and well worth the side trip off of the main road through Death Valley National Park.

Visited February 2013
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“Las Vegas airport o Dantes View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Can a fellow tripper help us to identify the best route out of Las Vegas Airport to Dantes View in Death Valley please. We'll be picking up a hire car about 11am ish at the airport and overnighting at Furnace Creek Resort before travelling on to Yosemite. Can we "do" Dantes View and journey on to Furnace Creek with it being a "rush"?
Does anyone know the best route from Death Valley to Yosemite - we've been told to journey via Fresno but it seems way out - are there road closures in May which resulted in this advice?

Visited February 2013
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Mohave Valley, Arizona
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“Best View in Death Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

The drive to Dante's View is well worth the extra time. Be sure to stop here for the best view of Death Valley National Park.

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