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Address: 11 mi south of Furnace Creek off Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA
Phone Number: 7607863200
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So many lovely colours in the hillside...amazing how this is a natural phenomena. Certainly is a very lovely area...although very hot in August!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So many lovely colours in the hillside...amazing how this is a natural phenomena. Certainly is a very lovely area...although very hot in August!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We could see colours even though the sun was bright. Artists Drive to Artists Palette is bendy and tight in places.

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Thank liz-TA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A twisty drive off of the main road to the badwater basin leads back to this collection of large rocks splashed with pretty colors. Makes for a nice little detour, and the road leads straight back to the main road.

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Westminster, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must drive by the Artist Palette! Really, does look like the view from an artist. Colors are amazing! We enjoyed the view. Would recommend this to anyone! You can drive and look at without getting out of AC car, if you choose.

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Thank Boyz4Us
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This planet really is extraordinary. The colours and terrain are amazing and this is definitely one of the top ten things to do in Death Valley. We loved this location and the drive was fun too.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard a lot about the Artists Palette before traveling to Death Valley, although it was a dull overcast day with the odd rain shower. It did not disappoint.

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Palm beach gardens
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's our own fault we were disappointed. We hit artists palette in the middle of the afternoon so the colors were not very visible. I highly recommend seeing this spot during sunrise or sunset.

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Senago, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the morning the light is so bright that you barely can see the colors and appreciate the differences. it is really nice

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Take this short drive of the main road to experience the wonderful colours and rock formations, but take water for your car as well as yourselves. This is a short drive that everyone will enjoy. There is a rest room at the middle of the drive

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

You are looking at colorful mineral deposits which create the palette. We were glad we stopped to see it.

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