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Death Valley National Park

About Death Valley

One would think that a place named Death Valley would be a wasteland. Yes, Death Valley National Park is the hottest, driest, and lowest national park in the USA, but this land of extremes comes with stunning diversity. From its snow-capped peaks to its vast fields of wildflowers after a storm, Death Valley will surprise and amaze every one of its visitors. When visiting Death Valley, the landscape will draw you in with its mystery and brutality. You can walk along the shifting grains of the sand dunes, hike out to Zabriskie Point, attempt to recreate the Artist’s Palette, and search for water in the Badwater Basin, which is the lowest point of land in the western hemisphere. The wonders of Death Valley cannot be seen all in one day, so you will have to come back time and time again!

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  • Climb to the highest dune in the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes
  • Off-road to the mysterious landscape of The Racetrack
  • Drive out to Dante’s View for an indescribable view
  • Learn about mining at the historic Keane Wonder Mine
  • View the natural rainbow landscape at Zabriskie Point


Type: National Park

Season: Spring and Fall

Climate: Desert

Airport(s): Las Vegas or Los Angeles

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