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Review of Dante's View

Dante's View
Reviewed June 11, 2013

Definitely don't miss this stop. Bring a picnic and spend some time gazing over the scenery in the relative cool.

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Reviewed June 7, 2013

It's a special thing when you can stand over a mile high at the edge of Death Valley looking nearly straight down at the lowest point in America, "Badwater" at minus 292 feet below sea level. "Wow" was our first impression and it was similar to the reaction we felt when first gazing across Crater Lake Rim and The Grand Canyon. Dante's View is a few miles off the highway going between Death Valley Junction and Furnace Creek. After a steady climb on good paved road you are advised to leave any towed RV's in the parking area a mile below the viewpoint. The final climb is a 15% grade. The temperature at that altitude was cool and there were trails off to the side of the parking area where if you wanted, additional hiking was possible. We did the first leg of the uphill trail and it gave us a dramatic view of the parking area with great additional photo opportunities. I'd be careful with kids along as there are steep areas. There are no amenities at Dante's View parking area. Restrooms are a mile back down from the summit. It's all about the view and as a side trip, oh, what a treat it is.

Thank WillandKate_11
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Its well worth the drive up to Dante's View in Death Valley. The paved road which zig zags a bit for the last few miles and is not recommend for vehicles over 25ft climbs up to 5500ft above sea level. At the top it provides a superb panoramic view of Death Valley below at 282ft below sea level. It can be very hot so if you go off walking make sure you have water. The hottest recorded temperature in Death Valley was 134 !!

Thank Barry and Nicol... G
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

The drive is really nice and it's much cooler at the top. It is a nice break from the heat not to mention the amazing view.

Thank The_Midnight_Rider
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

The previous reviews are pretty old, 2011.
Well, let me update this, it is end of May 2013 and this attraction is still breathtaking. It's a superb ride and view, especially if you ride a motorcycle. Me and a friend rented bikes for Vegas and took this long tour through California, Arizona and Bavada and I am so glad we did this detour.
It is well worth the time to get up there and back down. Words dont do justice therefore just get up there and see it for yourself!

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