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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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  • We arrived early afternoon. Took picture at post. Walked out 1/2 mile on salt flats, you walk on salt and we turned around and returned to car for next stop.  more »
  • No need for hiking boots. Trail is very flat. Just follow the crowd. Nice stopover and you can walk as much as you want.  more »
  • Badwater must-sees as the deepest point of the United States, although there's really not much to see: desert and a small remnant of a salt pool. In any case, it is hot there.
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