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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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  • The title says it all. It is a must visit spot if you are in the area. There really is not much more to say. The day we were there it was hot, naturally. The high was 118 degrees. I am sure it gets ho...  more »
  • This is a bizarre thing worth visiting. It's super hot of course, but it's a rather short walk to get your picture by the sign and to walk out onto the basin. It's really the must see attraction of De...  more »
  • Cool to go to the lowest point in North America, but it is very hot to walk out into the salt and I wouldn't do it but if you are ok with the heat then go for it.  more »