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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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  • Stopped by here to see thins lowest place. Cliff behind parking lot has sign that show's Sea Level location. ADA ok with ramps and pretty level for wheelchair. Water is filled with brine and minerals ...  more »
  • I you Council strongly this place! Truly amazing this sea of salt!, there are still about 200 m 2 of water at the edge of the road at the beginning of the path that leads to the heart of the salt sea. In a few years there will be more water... This place symbolizes the place down the United States in more than 80 meters below the sea level. There is about a 15-minute walk from the parking lot to get to this place out of the ordinary. Attention if you have beautiful shoes as you walk on the salt! Take a picture the magnificent crystallization of salt! Magic!
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  • Must see place to see in Death Valley. Hard to believe this place is 283 ft below sea level. All the salt is amazing