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you can get good views down into the canyon here and the the rock colours change with the different... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Star Wars Canyon

A nice parking area off the main highway allows one to take a break while travelling to the main... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Karl B
Temecula, California
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Highway 190, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting overlook view of the Panamint valley which is part of the National Park...great twisting road on this route

Thank FrequentTripster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling from Lone Pine into Death Valley. Canyons with so many colors. Parking lot good size. Right off the road so an easy and nice stop.

Thank CalifSue
Reviewed October 15, 2018

From the viewing platform at the car park, you can see sections of where the canyon begin but a short walk further down to the edge of the canyon will reward with some better views of the canyon itself. We got here just before sunset...More

Thank Tantiko
Reviewed October 10, 2018

you can get good views down into the canyon here and the the rock colours change with the different minerals and light intensity. There is a small plaque commemorating Father Crowley, which always seems to attract the sunlight and makes it hard to photograph. Sometimes...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A nice parking area off the main highway allows one to take a break while travelling to the main parts of DVNP. It's said that military jets fly low level routes through the canyon--some below the canyon rim. I did not see this activity while...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Right next to the highway so worth taking the time for a quick stop. You may even see some jets flying by.

Thank RonVermont
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The view next to the parking area at the point next to the commemorative plaque is just a partial view of a canyon. The real view is a quarter of an hour's walk away on a dirt track to the right, which could also be...More

2  Thank Tony M
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The vista is a great view for all but it is a special place for aircraft enthusiasts. The US military fly through the canyon on a regular basis and the sight is very impressive to see.

Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is one of the first viewpoints you see when you enter the park from the west. There is a large parking area, and you can see beautiful views from here. I would recommend stopping if you are driving by; otherwise, it's not somewhere you...More

Thank StefanieH443
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Pulled up in main car park in time to see a fighter jet fly through the canyon seriously close. Drive down dirt road for amazing view, road is rough but we did it in RV no worries don’t believe the drama queens on here

1  Thank Brett W
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Deanna J
November 1, 2017|
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Response from clemmy33 | Reviewed this property |
There was a sign with a picture of jet fighters there at the parking lot, and I took a picture of that. While we were there in June, the jets did not fly by. As they come from the nearby Air Force base, I guess it would... More
April 21, 2015|
Response from DRPARANORMAL |
If he is the same Father Crowley from the Roadside Memorial near Walker Pass and Hwy 14 North, the Padre of the Desert who was killed when he hit a steer late night. He was famous for trying to keep the natural Waters in the... More