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“300 feet below sea level” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Badwater

Badwater
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Owner description: Located in Death Valley, this small salt pond is more than 280 feet below sea level, making it the lowest point in North America.
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“300 feet below sea level”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Lowest point in North America, pretty cool! Great motorcycle ride to get there, feel like you are going to drive into the moutains.

Visited March 2013
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Culver City, California
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47 reviews
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“You aren't in Siberia. You're at the lowest point on earth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

It's an cool icy feeling! Yes, It looks icy cold but it's not hard frozen lake. It's a prehistoric flat lake that is -286 below sea level.

Visited March 2013
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Duluth, MN
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“Moonscape experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Unearthly scene here and geologically fascinating....nice walkways and good signage by National Park Service.

Visited March 2013
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Overland Park, KS
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Don't Miss It”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This is the classic Death Valley spot--lowest in the US. It is pretty amazing when you walk out there and look around. (Be sure to look back towards the road where the sign is posted up on the rock face indicating sea level (and how far below it you are)!

Visited March 2013
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Salt fields”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Wow, you walk out on a boardwalk that is -282 ft below sea level and then you can walk out onto the salt. It is so thick that it looks like snow.

Visited February 2013
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