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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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Nice Colors

Stop along the Artists Drive. Nicely colored rocks and state caused by mineral deposits. Worth a stop if you are in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James C
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When you drive around that area you get to see some amazing landscapes already. This 'Artists Palette' is no special attraction and didn't add any value to our trip.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop along the Artists Drive. Nicely colored rocks and state caused by mineral deposits. Worth a stop if you are in the area.

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Thank James C
Penarth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you drive along Artists Drive there is a right hand turn which brings you to this small but wonderful location. It as its name suggests looks like an artist has covered a palette with a wide range of subtle colours. Its a simple reminder of how varied and wonderful nature can be.

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Thank arh2900
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The colours you will see driving through this area are unbelievable. Nature at it's very finest. Plenty of off road parking to stop and appreciate everything.

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Thank nixchik
Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank mokinator10
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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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