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Artist's Drive

Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 760-786-3200
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Beautiful!

The place is beautiful! The Artist’s Drive is also wonderful. The drive is one way. The mountains... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BangkokSachse
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Driving in the middle of nowhere!

Amazing fun drive. Some of the best scenery in the valley! The highlight was the unique drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_ggilboe
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Huntington Beach, California
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“rock formations” (58 reviews)
“death valley” (183 reviews)
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Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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+1 760-786-3200
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"artist's palette"
in 74 reviews
"rock formations"
in 58 reviews
"death valley"
in 183 reviews
"roller coaster"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful colors"
in 23 reviews
"mineral deposits"
in 14 reviews
"different colors"
in 26 reviews
"the main road"
in 44 reviews
"late afternoon"
in 31 reviews
"twists and turns"
in 13 reviews
"furnace creek"
in 53 reviews
"take pictures"
in 25 reviews
"badwater road"
in 20 reviews
"worth the detour"
in 13 reviews
"take your time"
in 17 reviews
"the loop"
in 11 reviews
"devil's golf course"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is beautiful! The Artist’s Drive is also wonderful. The drive is one way. The mountains are yellow. We drove around the loop in about 40 minutes. We made a few stops.

Thank BangkokSachse
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing fun drive. Some of the best scenery in the valley! The highlight was the unique drive after the artists site. This is required touring!!

Thank _ggilboe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a quick detour off the main road. The colors are so cool. follow directions on allowed vehicle size as the road can be tight for longer trucks and RV's. Some don't take this serious and find out the hard way!

Thank Frank D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

.... detour on the way up from badwater. absolutely worth every minute and make some stops while you are there, leaing the car in the heat is stll worth it

Thank Christoph R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Artist's Drive is beautiful and Artist's Palette is well-named in view of all the colours at different times of day.

Thank Antal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One way on a rollercoaster road. Drive in an open car. Great feeling close to nature and on a perfect road surface.

Thank Dagfinn B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This around 5 mile one way loop from the Badwater Rd is just amazing. It is fully paved and in great condition with fantastic views. there are a few parking spots where it is worth to stop and walk. The road has some switchback curves...More

Thank AHE59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit Death Valley in summer and don't die...check. Get wowed by Badwater...check. Don't injure yourself at the Devil's Golf Course...check. Get floored by the absolute beauty of Artist's Drive...check, check, check. Just when you think Death Valley couldn't get any better, you hit this spot....More

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved this drive and all the scenery along the way. Be sure to drive slowly and take in all of the stops along the way.

Thank BRDman7
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

There is a relatively short one way circuit just off the Badwater Road, which includes very tight turns on a narrow, up and down, one-way road. We didn't know what to expect, so when we saw our first multicolor rock formations, we were extremely impressed....More

Thank kotw46
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sinwood
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Response from TravelJohn092 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure why this one-way road will be closing, it looked to be in great condition when I was there. I would say the bicycles would be ok but that really depends on what they are doing to the road going through Artist's... More
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