Artists Dr, Death Valley National Park

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#1 of 13 in Outdoors in Death Valley National Park
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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  • It's beautiful, it's colorful, to do preferably in the late afternoon so that the colors are not crushed by the Sun!
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  • Take this little detour definitely with you. It's just wonderful to drive through it and stop here and there. Eht Pallet Klueren is impressive. It is Best to do this few kilometers on the way back from bath water, otherwise you will need to drive a few kilometers more.
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