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“Check it out at sunset”
Review of Artist's Drive

Artist's Drive
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 14, 2013

Colors in the rock are dramatic - this is a one-way drive through some beautiful country with blue and green rock. There are many pull-outs along the way and lots of people stopped to take pictures so need to drive carefully. Artist's palate is best at sunset - beautiful.

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Wow! Spectacular as you drive and even better when you are hiking to the different aspects of the artist drive. My favorite is the artist palette.

The colors of the minerals in the soil are very fascinating.

Words cannot describe a beautiful site and it's more breathtaking enjoying it in peace and tranquility.

Thank 007freespirit512
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Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Loved Death Valley, but was rather dissapointed by this drive. The first viewpoint we were really wondering if we were in the right place, hardly any colours worth mentioning. Artists palette is a lot nicer. The drive as such is a nice winding road, but apart from the palette, the colours are similar to the rest of the park

Thank Harroriedstra
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

You're in Death Valley anyway, you should take this drive. It's a winding paved road. Take it slow. Get out at the turnoffs and look around. If you're disappointed by this you just don't have any soul.

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Terrific drive through some of the most scenic rock formations you will see. Head for Badwater from the main road and you can't miss it. I don't know why they haven't featured this on Top Gear but can only assume they are not aware of it. Its a bit of a roller coaster ride with blind bends and dips and rises that would test your driving ability if you were foolish enough to do it at speed. Thankfully it is one way so no chance of meeting a fellow traveller from the other direction. The drive is approximately 15 minutes but more if you pull over a third of the way to see Artists Palette. Be sure not to miss this either and be awed by the fantastic colourations of the rocks due to the minerals present.

Thank travelpiper
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