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“Bottom of America ”
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.
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Truly the bottom of the the country, this is the lowest point in entire USA. Some short walks are possible. Place worthy of visit just for the reason of having geographical significance.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

One of the lowest points on Earth. Bring hat and plenty of drinking water because it is sweating hot. It is not necessary to walk too much. You can view the area from the starting point itself. Still you can go further for a walk if you like.

Thank Makshum
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Badwater is nearly 300ft under sea level and the salt flats at Badwater are well worth the visit. On your way back, take the one way “Artists Drive” for some more fantastic scenery.

Thank paul k
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We didn't enjoy these salt flats very much... we just expected a bit more out of them than a stripe of salt on the ground. Something that would extend in all directions. Some of the photos are misleading. By all means, if it's on your way have a look, we are not saying it's terrible, just probably not worth the detour.

Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

108 degrees at 11am on a early May morning meant no long walks to the middle of the salt flat area. But from the parking lot you can get all the photo ops you need only walking 50-100 feet. Besides, you have to stop and visit the lowest spot on earth even if only for a few minutes. There is a sign high up on the cliff wall that shows you where sea level is which is cool, but it doesn’t really photo well - at least not with the amount of time we wanted to waste trying to do it in the heat. Do this first then on the drive back north stop by Devils golf course for a quick snapshot and take a leisurely drive through Artists palette.

Thank A Z
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