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Address: Death Valley National Park, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Phone Number: 760-786-2331
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Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers...

Ubehebe and its little brother (a smaller crater) winningly tempt hikers down their steep and colorful slopes.

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Formidable sight

From Dante view you can see the creator, which is then your encentive to locate in below.Continue south of Artists drive, It is on your left as you drive south for about 1.5 miles

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Dante view you can see the creator, which is then your encentive to locate in below.Continue south of Artists drive, It is on your left as you drive south for about 1.5 miles

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UK Somewhere
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing views. Easy to find and just amazing to see. It is so eerily quiet and calm. The depth of when you see this, shows that the pictures cant really show this in its own

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Ubehebe Crater is between the main road in Death Valley/Furnace Creek and Race Track Playa. This massive crater is huge. Its also very windy due to its location and its size. Imagine a huge salad bowl with wind gusting down into it, and washing up to where you're standing. The crater is the result of volcanic activity and its rather... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We parked our car and walked over to the rim and were totally amazed at how large this thing is! There is a trail that walks around the rim and a couple that go down to the bottom of it. It's located at the beginning of the road that goes out to the race track.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The drive to the northern end of the valley past Scotty's Castle (which was closed since November 2015) was worth making to see Ubehebe Crater and the much smaller adjacent crater.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

If you have the extra time to drive north and visit this crater -- go ahead / enjoy. But if you do not have extra time, and you have a FOMO, no worries --- this is not life-changing. You will be fine if you visit Death Valley and do not have time to make the long detour to this crater.... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Even though the day we were there was a windy (45mph +) day, the long drive to get there was worth it. Hiking opportunities are numerous once there even though we didn't go on one. Be sure to pack plenty of water with you and if you're low on gas, fuel up at Furnace Creek before you go as there... More 

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Ackley, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

It is a long drive to get to Ubehebe Crater from the lodging or visitor center, but if you are heading toward Scotty's Castle (which is currently closed) then be sure to make the side trip here. The parking area gets you right up next to the crater. You can get amazing photos here depending on the weather. There is... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Ubehebe is on the way to Teakettle Junction and The Race Track. It is a lovely drive and the crater is an amazing site to behold. It could be a bit windy up there, but it is still a great site to visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

They tell you it will be windy there and it really, really is. The crater is stunning and, on the road out, you also see other smaller craters. The Little Hebe Crater is just up the road. No pictures because I found it hard to capture!

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