Artists Dr, Death Valley National Park

4.6
#1 of 12 in Outdoors in Death Valley National Park
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
See some of the most picturesque sights that Death Valley National Park has to offer on . The winding, 14.5 km (9 mi) long road takes you past impressive rock formations and the multicolored hillsides of the Artist's Palette. Volcanic activity and metal oxidation painted the hills in various shades of red, pink, yellow, green, and purple. The one-way road features safe places to pull off to admire the view, take pictures, or explore on foot. Even though the road is relatively short, the drive can take some time; its many curves may limit your speed, and many visitors prefer to drive slowly to take in the sights. Put Artists Dr on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Death Valley National Park trip builder app.
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  • A must do when on badwater road, one way road with amamzing feeling of being inside the multicolored rocks and mountains, nice smooth new road.  more »
  • along the drive, there at least 2 spots to park your car, walk for a while, to take closer look to the colors in the rock, mainly reddish brown and turquoise, if you don't walk, you can also see...  more »

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