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“Absolute must, best view in the Valley” 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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Chino, California
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“Absolute must, best view in the Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

You have a prime ticket to see the whole valley and point out all of the sights you want to see in depth.

Also at over 5000' its nice and way cooler up there. We took our dogs up there to get a break from the heat and walk around in the large parking lot.

Visited March 2013
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“Best view at sunset!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

The most beautiful sunset I have witnessed! There was hurricane strength winds followed by tiny hail pellets shortly after our arrival with 27° weather! It all made for a magical combination with the setting sun.

Do not skip this attraction!! Worth the loong drive.

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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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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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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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