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Badwater, Death Valley National Park

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The lowest point in North America, 86 m (282 ft) below sea level, Badwater is a huge, desolate salt flat. Look up to see a sign marking sea level high above you on the side of a cliff. Bring plenty of water with you, and limit your time in the sun during midday. A visit to Badwater represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Death Valley National Park vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • One of the most popular sites in Death Valley is badwAter basin, it sits below sea level and look likes snow on camera...! Great backdrop for photos. Got to put on sunscreen, I got sunburn here in Apr...  more »
  • View the unusual formations in the Salt Flats. This location is 284 feet below sea level. Easy walk from the parking lot, but go for the golden hour at dusk for spectacular lighting at sunset. The sha...  more »
  • You can't go from here if you pass in death Valley. A walk in the middle of the Valley notes crystallization salt water classic hexagonal shape. The parking lot facing forward towards the mountain and you will notice the signal of SEA LEVEL because we're below sea level in this area.
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