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Artists Dr, Death Valley National Park

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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. Use our Death Valley National Park vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Artists Dr and other attractions in Death Valley National Park.
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  • We drove through this one way loop road on our way back to Furnace Creek after a hike in Golden Canyon and a visit to Badwater Basin. All can be done in one morning and we had ranger tours at Golden C...  more »
  • The variety of colors in the rock formations are astounding. This drive has just reopened following extensive road repairs after the road was washed out. Easy drive and walk.  more »
  • Artist's Drive is a paved side road, off of the Badwater Road in the center of Death Valley National Park. It is a one-way road that cuts off to the east, about ten miles south of Furnace Creek, and m...  more »